Useful Resources

Things to download:
'Writing For Short Film' (pdf) - excellent document from the BBC Writers Room (link to site below)
'Glossary Of Film Terms' (pdf) - brief but useful if you want to impress by knowing what the Best Boy really does

Title: What you'll find there Links
Film Terms A more detailed list of film terms - find out what the Best Boy does with the Gaffer when the Grip's at Lunch, amongst other things! Website
Celtx Script Prog Great software for formatting your scripts into proper screenplay layout, separating direction from dialogue so you can read through easily Website
FutureShorts The world's largest short film network, run by former Manx resident Fabien Wriggal Website
BBC Writers Room Excellent online resource for writers Website
Raindance Film Excellent tips for writers, directors, producers, and great interviews/reviews etc Website
Withoutabox 'The world's largest independent film community' One stop shop for submitting your film to festivals Website
Script Chat Invaluable twitter based resource for writers - an online community where you can network, chat, share & glean from some of the world's best Website
Shooting People International networking organisation dedicated to support and promotion of indie film Website
PRS for music Music licensing website (UK) - any music you use on your films must have the proper licensing; these guys handle it for you, quickly & simply Website
Guerilla Film Makers Handbooks Invaluable resource for filmmaking on a budget Website
Chris Jones/Living Spirit Films Oscar shortlisted writer/director Chris is co-author of above handbooks, also holds workshops, teaches film & runs the London Screenwriter's Festival Website
IMDB Internet Movie Database - THE place to find out about film Website
Vimeo Great place to host your videos - quality content by indie & professional filmmakers alike Website
Babelgum Thousands of fabulous indie films/videos/animations to inspire you Website
Radar Music 'The home of independent music video' Website

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