Main Reasons to Make a Film

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Why do  people make films whether it is a 90 minute feature film or a documentary film or a Short Film.  

Here are the main reasons why filmmakers love to make films. 

  1. The first reason is the sense  of adventure and excitement that happens once you decide to make a film.
  2. The second reason is the Audience. Filmmakers love the fact that millions of people see their creation around the world. 
  3. The people you meet. You will meet new actors and crew with every film. 
  4. Locations:  Many Filmmakers like shooting films on actual locations and enjoy going to new places 
  5. Love of Editing. Once filmmakers  have shot their film, they love to edit. Editing a film is so much fun and the hours fly by as a  Filmmaker cuts and make their film. 
  6. Music.  Filmmakers love adding music to their films. It is one of the fun parts of making a film. They can work with a composer or add stock music. 

The above are some of the reasons filmmakers love to make films. But the most important reason is to tell a  great story. 

A Filmmaker has to decide to make a film and they must have a  schedule with deadlines for each phase of the filmmaking process. Once a Filmmaker has set deadlines for their film production, they can move mountains. 

As a beginner or an emerging filmmaker you have a decision to make. It is really important to learn how to make films and you can learn right now on  one of the following


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Colm O'Murchu - Host

Colm O’Murchu is a passionate Indie Filmmaker and owner of the production company, International Film Base. He has directed and produced three successfully released feature films worldwide and one documentary.  

His most recent film Tabernacle 101 has been released in 2019 in the US and will be released in Australia in late 2020 premiering at the Sci Fi Film Festival. He is currently in development on his next feature film Absolute Freedom, an action adventure film set in the outback.

He has spoken at Indie Film Seminars all over the world and created online and offline film courses 

 He lives in the Blue Mountains NSW Australia and loves the outdoors and the mountains.

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