Let’s talk let’s connect | LTLC0103 | June 26, 2020 | Tips on shortfilm making | Kowshika Padmanaban

  1. Pre- production
  2. Production
  3. Post -production
  • This is where finalizing the story and the budgeting of the film takes place
  • Forming a new company and breaking down the script
  • Scouting and securing locations
  • Confirmation of the cast and crew
  • Getting shoot permits and scheduling plans
  • Arranging for rentals takes place.
  • This process involves the actual shooting
  • Rehearsals of shooting is also done for more efficiency and for more perfectionism
  • This process involves sound mixing, vfx addition and colour correction
  • Editing is done & trailer is made
  • Kowshika ,then explained trade secrets on how a short film can be made at zero budget.
  • On How a storyteller can weave the magic on the viewers with their good story, screenplay and story setting.
  • She explained how even Hollywood movie series like Paranormal activity series and movies like reservoir dogs ,she’s gotta have it have restricted the budget to a limited level through limited locations.
  • Even on image capture level even movies and short films are nowadays shot through mobiles itself..You have a good camera ready at your hands!!!
  • When it comes to adding the music score and bgm to the movie,we can either get it by composing it ourself or through friends of friends in the industry or through an unsigned band.
  • Telling our film through pictures and editing and adding sound effects, bgm etc
  • Making 3d or 2d animation movies… just you need animation creation skills!
  • Just take out a camera and make a documentary or a docudrama!!
  • You can also go for other options like montages or experimental movies or make silent films or you can combine all of the above
  • Create a website and have stuffs posted about your movie
  • Keep a journal as a handy promotional tool
  • Have a press release in the form of social media to have an attractive way of promoting to stay ahead of contempories…
  • Sites like Ababo, cineshorts, HumaraMovie can be easily approached where they try to develop a band of independent filmmakers..

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