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Wednesday, 04 October 2017 10:02

Independent film…no money…no problem

You don’t have to be a film ‘auteur’ to make movies. 

Thursday, 23 February 2017 13:13

Low Budget Film - High Expectations

Low Budget Film - High Expectations

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Filmmakers are a funny lot, and very, very independent filmmakers have to be especially ‘out there’ because its hard work and no money and you are really and truly on your own much of the time on each project, start to finish.

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‘Fontana’, 52 Films/52 Weeks

In the realm of very low budget filmmaking it can elevate the production value from 0 to a million dollars in one very simple and hopefully very free step. The studios have the luxury of purpose built sound stages and fabulous, fabulously expensive locations. We do not.

Monday, 03 September 2012 08:34

Very independent Filmmaking

Good to meet you!

My name is Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros and I am a very independent filmmaker.

Confused? I know I regularly am, but to me the term ‘very’ or in some cases ‘very,very’translates as ‘low’ and mostly ‘no’ budget, entirely on your own, begging, borrowing and always stealing (locations usually) filmmaking. I will try to explain.

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