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Unfortunately the thorny issue of working or pitching for free isn’t one that’s going anywhere anytime soon. And while we’re sure everyone would agree that you should get paid for work you do, are there some situations where just for the pure joy of creating, it’s OK to make something …

Which path should a film graduate follow? As Todd Solondz recently related to us, film school is a paradox. It can be superfluous—it’s too expensive, and equivalent experience can be accrued on set—but it is also the nexus of many successful filmmakers’ careers. For those who did decide to take …

There are pros and cons for everything: buying a house, changing careers, rocking a mullet ironically (because eventually you’re gonna kinda like it). This also applies to going to film school. So what are they? What should you know about film school before deciding on whether to take the plunge …

With three films in Official Selection at Cannes, South Korea will be one of the nations most present on the Croisette this year. That’s three more than supposed film powerhouses China or India. That should come as little surprise to observers of the Korean film scene – even though no …

The Substation Moving Images’ Programme Manager Kristin Saw looks back at First Take 2006. Sure, they were mostly by male directors, but amateur short films continue to delight us, even those that make us go “duh”. That’s right, folks — the local film industry is a male-dominated one, down to …

Regardless of how tough a reel of film seems when you tug on the ends, film itself is one of those curious chemical things that decay quickly into a smelly heap unless you keep it in a cool, dry place. We all know how hot Singapore is, and if you’ve …