Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

Happy Sunday & Happy Mother's Day!

I've got my coffee in hand and your weekly dose of content coming in hot - grab your coffee of choice and let's dive right in.

First up, since "May the 4th Be with You" was last week, I thought it would only be fitting to share some Star Wars content. Insider recently put together a fascinating behind the screens video covering the innovative virtual backgrounds that were used to film The Mandalorian. In this video, they talk about the technological and creative innovation behind virtual backgrounds and how they differ from traditional green screen backgrounds. 

Next up, Film Courage recently sat down with writer/director Dui Jarrod to talk about how you can make money with a short film as a filmmaker. Entertainment creatives often struggle with finding balance between creating art and getting paid for their work. In this video, Dui talks about the importance of knowing your fiscal worth as a filmmaker, budgeting for your time & work, and how to make money on your project once it is finished. 

As always here at Stage 32, we love to share stories and knowledge with our fellow film fans. Know someone who would love this content? Share it with them! Tag them below! You can keep up with all of our content by subscribing to the Stage 32 YouTube. For more inspirational, educational, and motivational content on all things entertainment industry follow me on Instagram and Twitter @rbwalksintoabar.

Wishing you a very happy, healthy, & creative Sunday.




Insider - Why "The Mandalorian" Uses Virtual Sets Over Green Screen


Film Courage - How Filmmakers Can Make Money from Short Form Content


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