Interview with Music Editor/Composer John M. Davis (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies)

Not really. Music is something I’ve always done. I was arranging for bands and choirs from junior high on. I went to NYU film school with the intention of becoming a director or screenwriter, but over time I discovered that my musical abilities were more unique and more marketable.

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Interview with Line Producer Alton Walpole (Crazy Heart, The Spirit, Baraka)

A unit production manager (UPM) is responsible for the administration of a feature film or TV production. A line producer is a type of film producer that functions as the key manager during the daily operations of a feature film, television film or an episode of a TV show. I was honored to sit down… Continue reading Interview with Line Producer Alton Walpole (Crazy Heart, The Spirit, Baraka)

What is a Production Manager?

PRODUCTION MANAGER FILMMAKING NOTES The Job of Production Management is the job of organization, budgeting, scheduling and preparing for everything. POINTS OF A PRODUCTION MANAGER 1. Prepare breakdown and preliminary shooting schedule 2. Prepare and coordinate the budget 3. Oversee preliminary search and survey of all locations and the completion of business arrangements 4. Assist… Continue reading What is a Production Manager?

Tips to Produce a Movie

HOW TO PRODUCE A FILM FILMMAKING NOTES FILM PRODUCTION – How to make a movie! – How to PRODUCE a film! – How to be the best Movie Producer A movie producer has the most important position in film production. Why? Because they start from the top, and are in charge in the entire production.… Continue reading Tips to Produce a Movie

SOUND Design, Effects, and Musical Design in Film. Tips

SOUND DESIGN FILMMAKING NOTES Film Post Production and What Is Sound Design? The process of creating the soundtrack for the visuals of a film. Since silent films began to talk, filmmakers have been looking to improve the post production of their film. It has become a whole new creative world as people like George Lucas… Continue reading SOUND Design, Effects, and Musical Design in Film. Tips