r/Filmmakers

2.8M members
r/Filmmakers is a subreddit with 2.8M members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has high activity.
Filmmakers, directors, cinematographers, editors, vfx gurus, composers, sound people, grips, electrics, and more meet to share their work, tips, tutorials, and experiences. A place where professionals and amateurs alike unite to discuss the field and help each other.

Popular Themes in r/Filmmakers

#1
Advice Requests
: "How do you shoot a scene of a Film Set, while on a Film Set?"
46 posts
#2
Solution Requests
: "Most Creatively Inspiring Film or Scene You've Seen Recently?"
18 posts
#3
Pain & Anger
: "I'm very upset and scared about this."
14 posts
#4
Money Talk
: "Little tight on budget, so got this prop Glock pistol for $15, spray painted it black, planning to make a short action film, is this realistic enough to be used in a short film?"
10 posts
#5
News
: "Film-making only for wealthiest as accessible routes disappear, MPs told"
4 posts
#6
Self-Promotion
: "Blackmagic Immersive Camera for Vision Pro films - just mentioned during Apple WWDC"
1 post

Popular Topics in r/Filmmakers

#1

Short Film

: "Here are 10 lighting breakdowns from a Short Film I shot using only battery-powered lights and practicals"
18 posts
#2

Filmmaking

: "Are there any books on the process of Filmmaking as good as Lumet's 'Making Movies?'"
18 posts
#3

Camera

: "Cannes Film Festival 2024: Camera Chart"
17 posts
#4

Editing

: "Just realized the usefulness of 32:9 monitors for Editing"
10 posts
#5

Director

: "What make a Director bad?"
8 posts
#6

Actor

: "Casting a Canceled Actor: What Would You Do? "
7 posts
#7

Distribution

: "Some sad but useful news about Distribution from IndieWire"
6 posts
#8

Music

: "How does putting in licensed Music in your movie work?"
6 posts
#9

Documentary

: "The glamour of Documentary filmmaking."
5 posts
#10

Equipment

: "Shooting my first short on-location in (hopefully) a couple months. What are some Equipment mainstays that we might not think to bring?"
5 posts

Member Growth in r/Filmmakers

Daily
+98 members(0.0%)
Monthly
+3k members(0.1%)
Yearly
+46k members(1.7%)

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