What camera should I start filming with?

Any camera you can get your hands on. Beg, borrow, but donít steal. The most important thing is that youíre practicing what the world looks like through the eye of a lens. Even an old camcorder may not look pretty, but it will help you develop the skills and techniques you need to succeed.

Where do I film? Anywhere and everywhere. Start by filming around your house. Create a movie script or scene that takes place inside a house or in...