These are a set of resources that I have put together for students and amateur film makers to get them started. They sure helped me learn a couple of tricks. These are Highly instructional Youtube videos, books, software and local websites that can steer you in the right direction. I also have a Daily that goes out with an emphasis on film.


Robert Rodriguez’s 10min Film School

Film Riot

Robert Rodriguez’s Rebel without a Crew
Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting
The Screenwriter’s Workbook (Revised Edition)
The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers
Story by Robert McKee
Guerilla Film Makers Handbook
How To Shoot A Feature Film For Under $10 000: And Not Go To Jail
Film Directing Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to Screen
What They Dont Teach You At Film School


Movie Magic Screenwriter
Final Draft
Movie Magic Scheduling
Movie Magic Budgeting

Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF)
CSIF Mailing List
Quickdraw Animation Society
Alberta Buzz

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