Filmmaking

FILTERS
PHFX
Website
Various technical tools and calculators lens coverage, data rates, aspect ratios and more.
Abel Cine: Field of View 2.0
Website
Compare camera and lens combinations, including a variety of sensor sizes, recording resolutions, and aspect ratios.
Fade In
App
Advanced software used by professionals featuring extensive screenplay formatting and robust functionality for managing rewrites a
Shot On What?
Website
The database for documenting the equipment, processes, stories and facts on the making of movies & TV shows.
Cameras + Format
App
Exhaustive encyclopedia of camera specs, formats and runtime calculators
Screenwriters Network
The largest community of screenwriters on Discord.
Coverfly
Website
Database of screenplays and competition placements, searchable by pros looking for new talent.
Rate – APA Calculator
App
Hassle-free rate calculator for UK crews working on APA productions. Currently iOS only.
FJS International
Website
Long established reseller for cameras and lenses with a strong focus on vintage/rare glass.
Lensfinder
Website
Cinema focused marketplace for lenses, cameras or filters.
Digital Compositing for Film and Video
Book
This practical, hands-on guide addresses the problems and difficult choices that professional compositors face on a daily basis.
Art of the Title
Website
Definitive industry publication for title sequence design and an educational resource,
befores & afters
Website
Unbeatable behind-the-scenes dives into Hollywood vfx and special fx for new films and classics.
Costume Design 101 – 2nd edition: The Business…
Book
... and Art of Creating Costumes For Film and Television. Written by an industry veteran with 40 years of experience,
Cinematography: Theory and Practice
Book
Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession.
Studio Binder
Website
A paperless production management solution for call sheets, shot lists, schedules and more.
BFI – British Film Institute
Website
National film and charitable organisation promoting and preserving UK filmmaking and Television.
John August
Website
The official site of screenwriter and author John August.
Visual Effects Society
Website
Official society for professional VFX professionals.
VFXVoice
Website
The magazine of the visual effects society
fxguide
Website
Popular fx articles, podcasts and forums.
ASC – Instagram
Official page for the American Society of Cinematography
pCAM
App
Swiss army knife of cinematography and photography apps
Film Distributors Association
Website
A guide to uk film distribution, marketing and cinema releases.
Motion Picture Lens Database
Website
THE cinema lens bible. Exhaustive, accurate and wide-ranging database of cinema lenses new and vintage
The-Numbers
Website
Detailed movie financial analysis including box office and home media sales.
REDucation
Website
RED Digital Cinema's dedicated knowledge and training portal.
Steve Yedlin
Website
World famous cinematographer shares educational thoughts on cinematography.
Workflow by Frame.io
Website
New post-production and distribution digital bible.
Cinematography.com
Website
Well established cinematography forum populated by industry professionals with decades of advice.
No Film School
Website
Acclaimed, amateur filmmaking resource network.
Box Office Mojo
Website
A website that tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way.