downloads information links


For screenwriting sites and software links; screenplay (what’s the story)


Misc links to film, video and publication sites.

Links for free software downloads and commercial NLE (Non-Linear Editing) sites.

International competitions, festivals and events.

For screenwriting links go to Screenplay.


spotlight (U.K)
The home of casting.

General Pre-Production Links:

action, cut, print
Film making tips for the Independent Film Maker. (See Books/DVD’s for publications with information and tips)

Actors resource and entertainment trade paper.

Pre-Production Forms / Logs:

contract download samples (U.S)
Four sample forms (short film agreement, ultra low budget, modified low budget and low budget) detailing amounts of daily / weekly pay in dollars. (See Documents for further production forms and release documents)

Film Making Links:

Cinematography forums covering cameras, lighting, steadicam, visual effects and many more. (See Camera Tips for some basics)

internet filmmakers FAQ
One of the oldest internet resources for film makers.

Comprehensive international directory of production facilities and services.

Industry Production Equipment Links:

camera brackets
Camera support systems and accessories.

film cameras & lights
Arriflex cameras (inc; 4K) and Arri lighting equipment. Sale and hire.

film / video cameras and accessories
Sales and rental of high end 4K cameras in the U.S.

mist 'n' smoke
Industrial smoke and fog machines. Includes lighting, gels and filters.

remote control heads
Mobile platforms, cranes, remote control heads, dollies and tracking. Equipment available for hire as well.

Tripods, pan & tilt (fluid) heads, rigs and camera stabilizers.


rode microphones
Rode is a well established company in Australia that specialises in high quality microphones and associated products. From gun/directional mics to radio/cordless mics.

General Production Links:

film secrets
Little or no knowledge required, technical lingo dictionary, info on super 8mm film and editing. Guerilla resources for low-budget film makers. (See Books/DVD’s for publications with information and tips)

stefan avalos
Independent filmmaker and Co-Producer of “The Last Broadcast”. Includes a section on different types of home made microphones.

Commercial Production Budgeting Software:

easy budget:
Easy to use software for film budgeting;

The journal of cinematic illusions. (See Visual FX for some effects downloads)

Learn the art of film editing from real Hollywood Pro’s. (See Editing for software & downloads)

(See Visual FX for some effects downloads)

Royalty Free / Copyright Free / Creative Commons License Music music
Composer and producer, creating space, sci-fi, ambient dark horror and supernatural music. All music copyright and royalty free (unless otherwise stated), but with inclusion of a credit. Please read all details on the channels description/about. (See Audio Files for free SFX downloads)

fesliyan studios
Royalty free music (after initial payment, or donation) for Youtube, advertisements, films and film making, weddings, events, podcasts and more. Instrumental background music is 100% free of charge for non-commercial use. Please check the website and terms for more specific information about the royalty and copyright free music selection. (See Audio Files for free SFX downloads)

A large selection of royalty free music titles from Kevin MacLeod, for commercial and non-commercial use (licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0) (See Audio Files for free SFX downloads)

Dark music (piano) composer. Specifies royalty free with a credit to composer. Youtube channel:  (See Audio Files for free SFX downloads)

Work covered and allowed use with creative commons 4 license. (See Audio Files for free SFX downloads)

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