If you know of any other great general filmmaking websites, blogs, or groups, please email us and we will add them to the site.

A filmmaking blog for indie storytellers. No mentors needed, just a curious mind.


Pro Video Coalition

Shoot Move Shoot

Sitting the Director’s Chair

Filmmaking Stuff is a professional resource for independent filmmakers and provides tips on screenwriting, producing, crowdfunding, directing, movie marketing and film distribution.

Filmmaker IQ

Filmmaking Stuff

Tutorials, videos, and interviews covering all aspects of production, including screenwriting, distribution, and funding sources. Includes a forum and links.

Pulling from 25 years of experience working on Hollywood’s biggest productions, Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C. reveals industry secrets, opens his cinematography playbook, and accelerates your craft and career.

Hurlbut Blog

An online forum to discuss all things indie film.

Indie Activity

Indie Talk

Indie community of filmmakers; actors, screenwriters, directors, producers, cinematographers, production designers, art directors and their stories.


An online magazine with lots of great articles and blogs about filmmaking.

A website that connects audiences to authoritative, informative, and compelling content, in print, digitally, and in person.

Boston Creative Pro User Group

Creative Planet

A story driven, globally connected community of ready-to-collaborate digital filmmakers and broadcast professionals focusing on the craft of Digital Storytelling and related tools for digital cinema and distribution.

Lots of up to date articles and industry news, as well as lots of software and apps for film production.

Digital Production Buzz


Each week Digital Production BuZZ works to keep you in touch with trends and technologies, people and practices that you need to know to keep up to date with digital production, postproduction and distribution opportunities.

A website with lots of discussions on all sorts of film and short film topics.

Fake Shemp

Film Connection

Nerdy cinematic ramblings, events & discussion. Please join the conversation.

The Film Industry Network provides an outlet for people looking to improve their craft, and to find out what are the most important stories happening today.

Film Independent

Film Industry Network

At Film Independent our mission is to champion the cause of independent film and support a community of artists who embody diversity, innovation and uniqueness of vision.

News Shooter

A site dedicated to the use of large sensor cameras and DSLRs for news, documentary and factual shooting.

ProVideo Coalition brings together the industry’s best writers, bloggers and video gurus. There are lots of articles, tutorials, reviews, video clips and other media.

Shoot Move Shoot has the ambition of bringing all things photography, video, and visual media related to you. You’ll find tips and tricks on how to up your game and news on the latest gear.

An informative Berkeley film article on directing, by Ace Salvador. 

Student filmer

Student Filmer is a Platform catering to Filmmakers, Cinematographers and Photographers. At Student Filmer we don’t believe in Ambitions but strongly in Purposes.

No Film School

No Film School is a worldwide community of filmmakers, video producers, and independent creatives. No Film School a place for filmmakers to learn from each other.

Links to communities via websites, groups & blogs, for discussion on general filmmaking.


Websites Blogs & Forums

Action Cut Print

30 filmmaking tips for the independent filmmaker and more.

Groups & Pages

Film School Rejects is a commentary track for the world of movies, television and pop culture.

Film School Rejects

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