Author: Kathryn Giroux

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Top 10 Academic Programs for Aspiring Screenwriters

This article on the nation’s top screenwriting programs has been updated and revised from the wildly popular original first published on Dec. 20, 2008. The decision whether or not to pursue higher education is often debated amongst those entering the film industry. It is well-known that neither a certificate, nor a Master of Fine Arts… Read more »


Eight Worthwhile Labs and Funds for the Documentary Filmmaker

Every project has its roadblocks. The idea is locked down, now what to do about funding? The film is done, now how to to people see it? Over the years many labs and funds have been established to help documentary filmmakers hone the necessary skills and provide access to the resources (money) to navigate such obstacles. The… Read more »

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Production Apps for Independent Filmmakers

Over the last several decades, the advancement of technology has opened the doors of the independent filmmaking industry, allowing even more artists to participate. However, these advancements previously were often relegated to gear and post-production software. Today, a host of platforms and mobile applications aim to broaden technology’s impact, offering support in the planning stages, as… Read more »