How To Roll Music Cables

We caught up with Australian audio legend, Bruce Johnston, to learn about mixing live music (Bruce mixed megastar UK-act Oasis for over 10 years as they toured all over the world.) If you want to be in live music, you’re going to have to know how to roll cables – and this is how it’s […]

How To Be A Filmmaker

We often get kids reaching out to us to how they can get started in filmmaking. Based on our experience, this is what we think: Suitability: Not all kids suit being on a film set. To be a member of crew (or cast), you have to be able to concentrate for long periods of time. […]

How To Be A Fashion Photographer

We met the extraordinarily talented Australian fashion photographer, Nicole Corbett, who took us through what is required to be a fashion photographer for Vogue magazine. Check it out! Creative Kids YouTube Channel Want to see more videos like this one? Check out the the Far OUt Film’s Creative Kids Channel by clicking on the link […]

Want A Start in Acting?

Want To Be A Film or TV Actor? Unlike film crew, there are hundreds, even thousands, of acting schools around. So how do you choose which one to join?

Pitching Your Movie (Or Not!)

Think you’ve got an idea for a Hollywood blockbuster? To get your movie idea up, you’ll need to learn to pitch your idea like a pro. Good luck! Creative Kids YouTube Channel Want to see more videos like this one? Check out the the Far OUt Film’s Creative Kids Channel by clicking on the link […]

Writing Film Scripts

With easier access to cameras and the ability to share your work on YouTube, more & more kids are making movies. Some movies, though, are told way better than others! Our Top 2 Screenwriting Mistakes. In our experience, the top 2 mistakes kids make with scriptwriting are: Top Mistake 1: Don’t Tell Me, Show Me! […]

Drop The Game

This piece was shot and directed by Cat Warren, aged 13 years, using a Canon 5D Mark III with a 50mm prime lens and natural light. It was shot in Melbourne, Australia. Track: Drop The Game (A Visual Interpretation) Artist: Flume & Chet Baker WINNER, Gold, Cinekids, VIC/TAS Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) Awards, 2014.

Choosing a Camera for Kids

From time to time, we get asked about the choice of cameras for kids. Firstly, unless your child is really serious and they have maturity with using expensive and complicated equipment, keep it simple. Cameras are not toys. For the majority of kids, we suggest getting them started with phone or tablet cameras before really […]