SHOOTING A SHORT WITH AVAILABLE LIGHT: TIPS FOR WORKING ON A BUDGET

2017-08-24, carcloudadmin Blog Tips for filmmakers

An inexperienced film maker may think that using available like exclusively will make their work easier and more affordable; after all, the costly rentals of a wide array of lights will be avoided, and you can use what you have around you to make your movie magic.  That notion goes out the window as soon […]

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT LENS: FOR THE YOUNG FILMMAKER, THE LENS IS EVERYTHING

2017-08-23, carcloudadmin Blog Tips for filmmakers

When you’re in the market for a lens – that lens that will propel you into the upper echelons of film making history – there are a lot of things to consider.  The biggest debate out there is between prime lenses and zoom lenses.  Prime Lenses, or PL’s, have a fixed focal length, whereas zoom […]

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HOW TO GET YOUR FILM OUT INTO THE EYES AND EARS OF THE WORLD

2017-08-22, carcloudadmin Blog Tips for filmmakers

Ok Indie Film Maker,  you’ve written your script, casted all of your characters, rented or purchased everything you needed (trucks, props, shooting materials etc) and you’ve shot and edited your film. Now it is time to get your masterpiece out to the world! There were days not long ago that the ultimate issue for filmmakers […]

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SCI-FI IS BACK: CREATE THE ILLUSION OF SPACE FLIGHT FOR CHEAP

2017-08-21, carcloudadmin Blog Tips for filmmakers

So you are making a sci-fi short or long format film and of course your protagonists need to defy known physical laws and go from place to place via a space craft.  That’s what’s so great about science fiction, yes, it’s physically impossible for matter to move fast enough to make interstellar travel even a […]

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IMPORTANT TIPS FOR SUBMITTING A FILM TO A FESTIVAL

2017-08-19, carcloudadmin Blog Tips for filmmakers

Summertime is upon us and for a lot of us in the community, this means its movie making time! Here are a few things to consider while you’re out making this one productive summer! Important Tips for Submitting a Film to a Festival As with any creative endeavor, there are ways you should and should […]

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MAY FILM MAKERS SPOTLIGHT SERIES: SURVIVING AND THRIVING IN THE MODERN FILMMAKER’S WORLD

2017-08-18, carcloudadmin Blog Tips for filmmakers

With your passion for film comes the necessary evil of having to market and promote your work.  Any person who embarks upon a creative endeavor has to face this darker side of their industry, and most will complain that they are terrible at it.  And for good reason! It’s the part of the game that […]

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MAY FILM MAKERS SPOTLIGHT SERIES: HOW TO GET YOUR WEB SERIES PICKED UP

2017-08-17, carcloudadmin Blog Tips for filmmakers

We’ve all seen it and we’ve all thought the same thing.  You see a TV show and you think that heck, you could have written that, or, why didn’t you think of that, and those millions of dollars should be yours.  But at the end of the day, you didn’t come up with the show, […]

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MAY FILM MAKERS SPOTLIGHT SERIES: SMALLER BUDGETS, BIGGER GOALS FOR HOLLYWOOD’S LATEST NEW DIRECTION

2017-08-16, carcloudadmin Blog Tips for filmmakers

Being apart of the community of Los Angeles, Avon Rents has had the pleasure of serving a diverse range of customers. From concert goers, families, caterers down to film production crews. That being said, we’re launching a series of blog posts catered to our diverse family of customers. This month is dedicated to film makers. […]

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