How to solo shoot your own film
Work with others because you love to, not because you need to
I recently solo shot a film called “Ronnie’s Wake” and it was a really fun experience. If you have read my book “Micro Short Filmmaking: A guided learning journey” or taken a class with me, then you are getting comfortable doing things yourself and making your own short films.
Perhaps you have picked up bits of editing skills, camera skills and other talents on your own, through watching others or through self-study. Now I’d say you are ready to solo shoot a film!
One of the keys to solo shooting is to plan for it from the beginning. You need to be aware of the many roles you will be called on to play in creating a solo shot film. Here are a few:
Robert David Duncan, award-winning director, actor, writer and producer with a passionate interest in art, storytelling and the whole amazing journey called life. Founder of Fat Punk Productions and Festival Director of the Miniature Film Festival.