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What is special about the Fall Season for Filmmakers?

    • 200 posts
    September 22, 2022 10:41 AM PDT

    Filmmakers from all over the world are inspired each year by the Fall season to create new projects. But what is so special about the Fall Season for Filmmakers?

    1. The Scenery

    One of the trademarks of the Fall season is the scenery. Mother Nature prepares the movie set with vibrant colors, leaf-covered ground and trees. The only challenge that remains is to find the perfect spot to shoot your scenes. Another trademark of this season is the cloudy sky that allows less sunlight to come through, allowing you to create a moody scene if you choose to shoot during the day.

    2. Halloween

    As soon as October starts, it has become a transform an entire town with Halloween decorations. It can be very easy to find the perfect costumes and setting for your next horror film. It is the perfect time to put your creativity to work and come up with a scary story and get your friends to join you in this project.

    3. Urban Legends

    According to the Greek mythology, the legend says that the fall season started when Persephone was kidnapped by Hades to become the Queen of the Underworld. As a result, her mother, Demeter, which was the Goddess of Harvest, has made all the crops on Earth to die until the return of her daughter, which would mark spring. This ancient legend is just an example of the many stories that surround this season that could be the main inspiration behind a movie. There are plenty urban legends surrounding the Fall season that could be the starting point of a great filmmaking project!

    • 19 posts
    September 22, 2022 11:00 AM PDT

    Now that you mention it, there are many urban legends about Autumn. Most of them that I know about happen during Halloween however I am sure there are some other legends as well, I just never looked them up. 

    • 37 posts
    September 23, 2022 5:31 AM PDT

    During Autumn, Mother Nature does all the job for us, filmmakers, so we do not have to improvise or adjust anything. All we need to do is get our camera and start shooting our next short film! The scene is already set!