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paying your dues

You’ve heard the expression. But do you always know what it means?

It’s usually pretty obvious. Don’t expect to start at the top. Everybody starts at the bottom. 571 more words


Top 10 Twitter Tips for Filmmakers

By Thom Powers , Stranger Than Fiction:    In the lead-up to the Toronto International Film Festival, STF fall season and DOC NYC, I’ve frequently been guiding filmmakers on how to make the most of Twitter. 330 more words

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Conversations With Thabo Makgato

Thabo Makgato is one of the young indie filmmakers authentically re-defining and re-telling the African story. Awarded the “The Most Promising Filmmaker” at the 48 hours Film Project last year, Thabo talks to me about his love for film and why 48 hours Film Project is the best platform for every motswana filmmaker. 1,072 more words

African Stories

To fund or not to fund?

I have a lot of admiration for people who are brave enough to crowdfund their projects. Although it seems like a democratised way of getting financing as now everyone can get anyone to help out, it’s still not an easy road to take. 585 more words


The art of music and sound Effects

First off I just want to say that I am by no means an expert in Sound Effects.  This is simply a quick blog on my experience and thus tips and tricks that I’ve learned work  to enhance a film. 1,547 more words

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