how2action

A movie action resource for filmmakers.

5 Reasons Doing Movie Stunts Is Harder Than You Think

A good reality check on choosing a stunt performing career, from Cracked.com: #5. Stunt Work Is Tougher for Women (But Not for the Reasons You’d Think) #4. You Never Know … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Low Budget Car Chases – Part 1

Today’s post will be about a low budget car chase I directed from my short film “Welcome to Sundown” (starting at 06:34). The story surrounding the chase is the demon … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fight Scenes, Improv Acting and Story Structure

Alternate title: How Improv Broke My Nose. What do improv acting and story structure┬áhave to do with fight scenes? Where do I start? Let’s build up a fight from the … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Syllabus – Producing Action

Here’s the handout I gave to film producing students at Biola University for a lecture I gave on producing action. It was way too much material to cover in an … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

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