by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
In addition to working on commercials, documentaries, and feature-length films, I’ve experienced the pleasure and misery of working with low-budget and first-time filmmakers. Most of these filmmakers tend to make the same mistakes and, sadly, I must admit that when I’ve made my own short films, I’ve gone down the rabbit hole and made some of the same mistakes against which I’ve cautioned others. So, in hopes of helping you prepare for your production, I’ve outlined a variety of problems that often plague the low-budget and first-time filmmaker