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1. No Film School

No Film SchoolAbout Blog Stories that help us become better filmmakers — no film school required! We post the latest tutorials, interviews, short films, and gear news to help all of us become better filmmakers.
Frequency 29 posts / week
Facebook fans 543.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 163.9K ⋅ Social Engagement 198 ⋅ Domain Authority 80

2. IndieWire | The Voice of Creative Independence

IndieWire | The Voice of Creative IndependenceAbout Blog The leading news, information, and networking site for independent-minded filmmakers, the industry, and moviegoers alike since 1996.
Frequency 10 posts / day
Facebook fans 492.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 666.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 773 ⋅ Domain Authority 89

3. Filmmaker Magazine

Filmmaker MagazineAbout Blog Publication with a focus on independent film, offering articles, links, and resources.
Frequency 7 posts / week
Facebook fans 354.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 102.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 202 ⋅ Domain Authority 69


Premiumbeat.comAbout Blog is a curated royalty free music website that provides exclusive, high-quality tracks and sound effects for use in new and traditional media projects, including videos, films, apps, games, and television programming.
Frequency 5 posts / week
Facebook fans 166.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 15.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 20 ⋅ Domain Authority 65

5. Cinema5D

Cinema5DAbout Blog Cinema5D is a leading digital filmmaking news, reviews and community platform, covering the latest in cinematography, video DSLR & large sensor technology.
Frequency 17 posts / week
Also in Camera Blogs
Facebook fans 113.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 20K ⋅ Social Engagement 68 ⋅ Domain Authority 61

6. Raindance | The Home of Independent Film

Raindance | The Home of Independent FilmAbout Blog Read the latest articles on the Raindance blog, featuring tips, advice and insight for independent and aspiring filmmakers.
Frequency 5 posts / month
Also in Independent Film Blogs
Facebook fans 80.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 112K ⋅ Social Engagement 30 ⋅ Domain Authority 62

7. Philip Bloom

Philip Bloom London About Blog Award winning filmmaker trying to share the knowledge about camera & give back whilst trying to find my place in the world. Philip Bloom is a British DP, Director and Filmmaker known for his DSLR filmmaking, blog and workshops.
Frequency 2 posts / quarter
Since Nov 2007
Also in Camera Gear Blogs
Facebook fans 207.7K ⋅ Twitter followers 141.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 164 ⋅ Domain Authority 61

8. MovieMaker Magazine

MovieMaker MagazineLos Angeles, California, United States About Blog MovieMaker Magazine is the nation's leading resource on the art and business of making movies and the world's most widely read independent film magazine. The world's best-selling independent movie magazine. Empowering moviemakers, engaging film lovers, informing and entertaining both - online and in print.
Frequency 1 post / day
Also in Movie Blogs, Movie Magazines
Facebook fans 92.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 171.9K ⋅ Social Engagement 74 ⋅ Domain Authority 64

9. The Hurlblog: Create. Innovate. Educate.

The Hurlblog: Create. Innovate. Educate.About Blog Hurlbut Visuals was created by Lydia and Shane Hurlbut, ASC to educate and inspire one filmmaker at a time. It began as a way for Shane to share his many years of experience as a filmmaker, his pioneering spirit with new cutting-edge technologies and practical product knowledge on both commercial and feature films.
Frequency 6 posts / year
Facebook fans 273.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 54.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 40


FilmmakerIQ.comAbout Blog is a community of filmmakers from all around the world, and all areas of the industry. Find tips to help you build your Filmmaking I.Q. with our collection of videos, articles, expert blogs, forums and more.
Facebook fans 424.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 126.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 61

11. Bailey Blue

Bailey BlueAbout Blog Here is your channel for creative inspiration. We are in the process of making a space for you, where you can learn and most hopefully be entertained, by people who will inspire you.
Frequency 2 videos / month
Since Mar 2019

12. Reddit | Filmmakers

Reddit | FilmmakersAbout Blog A place to meet, share work, tips, tutorials, and experiences in the field. Professionals and amateurs alike unite to discuss the world of filmmaking.
Frequency 30 posts / day
Facebook fans 1.3M ⋅ Twitter followers 641.9K ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 90

13. Insider InsiderAbout Blog Tactical articles for postproduction professionals. Our mission is to create tactical, actionable articles that teach valuable skills. We want to highlight the amazing work that's being done every day in our industry, but instead of conducting armchair interviews, we dive into the messy details and show you how it actually works.
Frequency 28 posts / year
Facebook fans 25.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 8.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 242 ⋅ Domain Authority 60

14. ProVideo Coalition

ProVideo CoalitionAbout Blog The ProVideo Coalition brings together the industry's best writers, bloggers and video gurus under one url.
Frequency 1 post / day
Twitter followers 20K ⋅ Social Engagement 12 ⋅ Domain Authority 69

15. -- The online community for filmmaking -- The online community for filmmakingAbout Blog DVXuser is The Online Community for Filmmaking. An entirely free resource for networking, teaching, learning, collaborating and more.
Frequency 8 posts / day
Facebook fans 768 ⋅ Domain Authority 52

16. Indie Film Hustle

Indie Film HustleAbout Blog Teaching you how to hack your indie filmmaking with stuff they don't teach you in film school. Showing you on how to get your Indie Film Hustle on!
Frequency 1 post / week
Facebook fans 126.7K ⋅ Twitter followers 44.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 39 ⋅ Domain Authority 49

17. Chung Dha

Chung DhaThe Netherlands About Blog Chung Dha is a Photographer, Filmmaker and Youtuber who has shared his skills and knowledge to the creative community and gained quite the audience on Facebook and Youtube. Simply improving your visual experience in design, photography and videography.
Frequency 1 post / week
Facebook fans 95.7K ⋅ Twitter followers 74K ⋅ Domain Authority 37

18. Indie Filmmaking Blog | Lights Film School

Indie Filmmaking Blog | Lights Film SchoolAbout Blog Lights film school is an online learning environment where film makers come together to learn how to make great films and documentaries.
Frequency 1 post / quarter
Facebook fans 23.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 2.6K ⋅ Domain Authority 48

19. VashiVisuals | A Filmmaking Blog

VashiVisuals | A Filmmaking BlogAbout Blog Vashi Nedomansky: a Los Angeles-based Film Editor. Portfolio and blog.
Frequency 1 post / week
Facebook fans 11.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 17.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 7 ⋅ Domain Authority 57

20. DSLR Video Shooter

DSLR Video ShooterAbout Blog DSLR Video Shooter and Caleb Pike help you master video production at any experience level - Camera tutorials, video gear reviews, filmmaking tips and more.
Frequency 2 posts / week
Facebook fans 82.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 12.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 48

21. Noam Kroll

Noam KrollAbout Blog Filmmaking techniques, camera reviews, and industry tips from my real world experiences as an independent filmmaker in Los Angeles.
Frequency 1 post / week
Facebook fans 5.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 5K ⋅ Domain Authority 46

22. Stephen Follows - Film industry data and education

Stephen Follows - Film industry data and educationAbout Blog Research, data analysis education around the film industry and filmmaking by writer & producer Stephen Follows.
Frequency 1 post / day
Facebook fans 2K ⋅ Twitter followers 7.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 93 ⋅ Domain Authority 60

23. Learn about film

Learn about filmAbout Blog Tom Barrance's easy-to-understand filmmaking website. I provide film training and activities for schools, youth organisations, nonprofits and businesses.
Facebook fans 1.7K ⋅ Twitter followers 1.2K ⋅ Domain Authority 44

24. Filmmaking Stuff

Filmmaking StuffAbout Blog Filmmaking resources for indie filmmakers, including, screenwriting, financing, producing and film distribution.
Frequency 2 posts / month
Facebook fans 64.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 3.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 26 ⋅ Domain Authority 47

25. Filmmaking Lifestyle

Filmmaking LifestyleAbout Blog Filmmaking Lifestyle teach readers how to run a successful video production company. There are articles on business, success and filmmaking tips of all kinds. The articles here are based on studying the best business and filmmaking minds out there, as well as out-in-the-trenches experience.
Frequency 3 posts / month
Facebook fans 4.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 15.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 49 ⋅ Domain Authority 33

26. Video & Filmmaker magazine

Video & Filmmaker magazineAbout Blog Video&Filmmaker is made by filmmakers for filmmakers and can guide you through each step of your film's production, from visualising and funding your script, to selecting gear and planning your shoot. With tutorials & reviews to help you capture the best possible sound & vision, the post-production process, right on through to the distribution of your finished project.
Frequency 3 posts / month
Twitter followers 2.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 11 ⋅ Domain Authority 38

27. Mentorless

MentorlessAbout Blog A filmmaking blog for the indie storytellers and filmmakers to nurture their craft and creativity with tips, making-ofs, interviews, tutorials and more.
Frequency 5 posts / quarter
Facebook fans 4.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 3.9K ⋅ Social Engagement 16 ⋅ Domain Authority 48

28. Prolost Blog

Prolost BlogCalifornia About Blog Stu Maschwitz is a filmmaker, photographer, and writer, with a passion for kinetic storytelling. A graduate of CalArts, Maschwitz spent four years creating visual effects at Industrial Light & Magic before co-founding the legendary effects firm The Orphanage in 1999.
Frequency 1 post / month
Also in VFX Blogs
Facebook fans 2.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 8.7K ⋅ Social Engagement 48 ⋅ Domain Authority 50

29. Fenchel & Janisch Film Production

Fenchel & Janisch Film ProductionAbout Blog We are a young film production company based in Frankfurt (Germany). We are passionate about filmmaking and share short films, behind the scenes videos and tutorials for beginners as well as for advanced filmmakers. A blog by Fenchel & Janisch.
Frequency 1 post / quarter
Facebook fans 28.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 2.3K ⋅ Domain Authority 39

30. Student Filmmakers Website

Student Filmmakers WebsiteAbout Blog, the # 1 Educational Resource for Film and Video Makers of all levels brings together new-and-emerging filmmakers, members of the motion picture industry, working professionals, professors, and students.
Frequency 4 posts / week
Facebook fans 13.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 40

31. HowToFilmSchool Film Blog and Learning Center for Film Makers

HowToFilmSchool Film Blog and Learning Center for Film MakersAbout Blog HTFS is a film blog and learning center for filmmakers. Our focus is practical and informative blogs about working as a lighting technician, assistant director, production assistant, cinematographer and more.
Twitter followers 1.9K ⋅ Domain Authority 38

32. Make Film Teach Film

Make Film Teach FilmAbout Blog For independent and micro budget film makers. Offering help on how to make a film.
Frequency 1 post / week
Facebook fans 7.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 13.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 23 ⋅ Domain Authority 47


FilmSchool.orgLos Angeles, CA About Blog The Best Film School Reviews, Film School Forums, & Film School Application Tracking.
Frequency 3 posts / day
Facebook fans 202 ⋅ Twitter followers 10 ⋅ Domain Authority 33

34. Film Proposals

Film ProposalsNew York, NY About Blog Film Proposals Independent Financing Blog. News and latest information on Film Festivals, Investors, Contests, Grants, Prize Money
Frequency 2 posts / week
Facebook fans 39.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 425 ⋅ Social Engagement 274 ⋅ Domain Authority 28

35. FilmToolKit

FilmToolKitAbout Blog FilmToolKit is a resource for independent filmmakers and YouTubers alike. We write the most value rich product reviews and film guides available. We provide insightful content for independent filmmakers and YouTubers alike with our buyer's guides and informative articles!
Frequency 21 posts / year
Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 28

36. Independent Magazine

Independent MagazineAbout Blog Since 1976, The Independent has been the leading source of information for independent, grassroots, and activist media-makers, providing inspiration and information for their films and video projects, as well as creating connections to the larger independent media community.
Frequency 2 posts / month
Facebook fans 4.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 3.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 280 ⋅ Domain Authority 49

37. Projector Films - new ideas for film makers

Projector Films - new ideas for film makersAbout Blog How do we make original films? How do we sell our ideas? How do we get them seen? Good ideas and free downloads for film makers from Tim Clague, BAFTA nominated scriptwriter.
Domain Authority 30

38. Cult Critic: The Film Magazine

Cult Critic: The Film MagazineAbout Blog Cult Critic Film Magazine is the digital publication, created by industry professionals that focuses on the art and business of independent filmmaking.
Frequency 1 post / week
Facebook fans 3K ⋅ Social Engagement 34 ⋅ Domain Authority 26

39. Film Slate Magazine

Film Slate MagazineAbout Blog Your Hub for Moviemaking Tips and the Insightful Commentary on Indie Film, Television and Hollywood - Indie, Hollywood and Everything in Between.
Frequency 18 posts / year
Facebook fans 15.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 215.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 121 ⋅ Domain Authority 36

40. MicroFilmmaker Magazine

MicroFilmmaker MagazineAbout Blog The online magazine for low-budget content creators around the world, offering professional advice, reviews, and even critiques for aspiring creatives. The goal of Microfilmmaker Magazine is to help no-budget filmmakers and content creators make better movies and content and become better storytellers.
Frequency 2 posts / month
Facebook fans 2.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 277 ⋅ Domain Authority 41

41. Startup Filmmaker

Startup FilmmakerAbout Blog Startup Filmmaker aims to be a true resource for filmmakers at any stage of the game: for experienced filmmakers looking to find out more about what the buyers themselves are looking for, and to learn the latest trends in distribution, to filmmakers who are seeking distribution for the first time, to student filmmakers hungry to learn.
Frequency 26 posts / year
Facebook fans 9.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 16K ⋅ Social Engagement 5 ⋅ Domain Authority 34

42. GripUp

GripUpAbout Blog The most in-dept and detailed filmmaking blog by award winning filmmakers. Tips & tricks to get you from Amateur to Pro.
Frequency 1 post / year
Facebook fans 4.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 865 ⋅ Domain Authority 35

43. Mobile Moviemaking

Mobile MoviemakingAbout Blog MobileMovieMaking is an online magazine about shooting video with smartphones & tablets. We seek to collaborate with everyone involved in mobile moviemaking.
Frequency 1 post / day
Facebook fans 495 ⋅ Twitter followers 3.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 10 ⋅ Domain Authority 35

44. The Frugal Filmmaker

The Frugal FilmmakerSalt Lake City, Utah About Blog All kinds of cool ways to get your movie made without breaking the bank...
Twitter followers 3.9K ⋅ Domain Authority 33

45. Nino Film Blog

Nino Film BlogAbout Blog Giving people honest opinions and solid reviews on filmmaking & gear!
Frequency 1 post / year
Facebook fans 23.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 34.8K ⋅ Domain Authority 39

46. Jon Reiss

Jon ReissAbout Blog Jon Reiss is a filmmaker and media strategist who wrote the book Think Outside the Box Office. Through his company HybridCinema he helps filmmakers, artists and companies engage audiences and navigate the new distribution and marketing landscape.
Frequency 2 posts / quarter
Facebook fans 2.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 13.8K ⋅ Domain Authority 37

47. Nicole Venglovicova

Nicole VenglovicovaLondon About Blog Read my latest blogs on videography, London events and digital marketing.
Frequency 1 post / quarter
Instagram Followers 1.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 6 ⋅ Domain Authority 11

48. TFP Blog - The Filmmaker's Process

TFP Blog - The Filmmaker's ProcessAbout Blog The Filmmaker's Process is dedicated to helping you make films that you're proud of, one step at a time. Learn how to make films that you're proud of and succeed as a filmmaker in the modern world.
Frequency 14 posts / year
Social Engagement 51 ⋅ Domain Authority 34

49. Church Films

Church FilmsAbout Blog Church Films is helps microbudget filmmakers and video producers quote, land, and manage 5-figure film ad video budgets so they can work towards telling stories of hope that will impact millions.
Frequency 3 posts / year
Social Engagement 8 ⋅ Domain Authority 17

50. Making the Movie

Making the MovieAbout Blog Filmmaking tips, resources, reviews, news and links.
Frequency 9 posts / year
Twitter followers 619 ⋅ Domain Authority 40

51. Digital FilmMaker Magazine

Digital FilmMaker MagazineAbout Blog Your new guide to independent filmmaking. Digital FilmMaker is a new magazine aimed at movie lovers who aspire to make films but want to do it independently and without the huge costs normally associated with producing professional films.
Frequency 5 posts / year
Facebook fans 9.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 10.2K ⋅ Domain Authority 13

52. DIY Filmmaker

DIY FilmmakerAbout Blog A filmmaker who makes, distributes, promotes movies with or without assistance from the film industry, a filmmaker who makes work using means available to them if need be, a filmmaker who cannot be stopped from making movies. This blog is by Brooklyn based indie filmmaker Sujewa Ekanayake, about his work and other filmmaking & distribution news. Celebrating indie film since 2006!
Frequency 1 post / month
Facebook fans 90 ⋅ Social Engagement 14 ⋅ Domain Authority 22

53. EntreFilmmaker | Career Hacks & Tools For DSLR Filmmakers

EntreFilmmaker | Career Hacks & Tools For DSLR FilmmakersAbout Blog My name is Shmuley. I founded EntreFilmmaker to share my experiments, career & productivity hacks to become a better and more successful filmmaker.
Twitter followers 2.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 13

54. Preston Kanak Filmmaker, Educator & Adventurer.

Preston Kanak Filmmaker, Educator & Adventurer.About Blog Building a business is a learning experience and in my short time as a filmmaker, I have learned a lot of lessons and made a lot of mistakes. The goal of this website is to help you avoid some of the mistakes I have made along the way by giving you a behind-the-scenes look into some of our productions.
Frequency 7 posts / year
Facebook fans 2K ⋅ Twitter followers 8K ⋅ Social Engagement 29 ⋅ Domain Authority 28

55. Film Crux Blog

Film Crux BlogSan Francisco, CA About Blog FILM CRUX is a filmmaking blog designed specifically with filmmakers in mind. We create and share everything you need to take your filmmaking to the next level, from tutorials and resources, to inspiration and articles on all aspects of filmmaking.
Frequency 4 posts / year
Facebook fans 522 ⋅ Twitter followers 79 ⋅ Instagram Followers 7.9K ⋅ Social Engagement 30 ⋅ Domain Authority 19

56. Film Studies For Free

Film Studies For FreeAbout Blog A pluralist, pro bono, and purely positive web-archive of examples of, links to, and comment on, online, Open Access, film and moving image studies resources of note.
Frequency 1 post / year
Facebook fans 15.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 14.6K ⋅ Domain Authority 43

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