The plan starts here. This is such a multi-faceted category; I’ve included several elements which contain all the film directories, manuals, and general resource sites that I think can be useful to all filmmakers. Plus, budgeting resources, film analysis sites (that can help with your business plan), pre-pro software sites, etc.


MovieNomics seeks to spotlight the business behind filmmaking.

Film Courage

Sharing stories, experiences, & wisdom from the world of independent film.

Lights Film School

Lights Film School publishes blog posts daily for filmmakers and film students who are interested in the exciting world of filmmaking.

Indie Tips

Daily Indie Filmmaking Tips and the latest film news.


Framelines celebrates independent filmmaking, covering the part time hobbyist making movies on weekends to the professionals that make a living doing some part of the process of filmmaking.


JuntoBox Films is all about collaborative filmmaking. Sign up to submit your script or vote on projects. Don’t worry about the funding, we’ve got it covered.

Film Riot

Film Riot is a how-to trip through filmmaking from the hyper-active mind of Ryan Connolly.