Useful resources for making a movie
Whether you’re a student making a documentary for an assessment or a budding filmmaker developing your skills, the following links will assist you in the process of filmmaking – from pre to post production and everything in between.
Sound Effects & Music
- Be sure to read the section on Music in the How to Make a Movie resource– it contains vital information about creating or finding music that is available to be used in your film.
- Download free sound effects and music from ABC’s RAWR site
- Download copyright-free video, images and sounds from ACMI’s Generator
- Free Music Archive
- Archive.org is a good source of public domain music
- Google audio library
- Social Times will help you find some of the other sites providing free music: 10 Don’ts of Recording Sound for Film
- OpenSea – licensing independent Australian/NZ music with all sync rights cleared across a range of media including film and TV.
And, for further Inspiration
- Watch short interviews with 14 Australian crew members – learn how they got into the industry, what they do day-to-day on set and how they find work, on the Making Movies resource.
- Read about and watch the work of brilliant film professionals – from directors to visual FX artists, composers to set designers http://thecredits.org/