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The Blade

The Blade

By Lungile mayindi
Lungile, knows and loves movies. For 12 years, the South African indie filmmaker has produced short films,web series,music videos, ads and tv promos in the jhb film, TV and advertising industry. Join Lungile as he shares stories about the industry, in The blade. email us at lungile@ironheartfilmsstudio.co.za
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what SA film producers need to know about film distribution
What SA film producers need to know about film distribution. Welcome to the Blade podcast . Lungile knows and loves  movies.  For 12 years, the Indie film producer has overseen 6  shorts films , 3  web series and countless marketing videos,TV promos and ads.  Join  Lungile as he shares tips and stories  about  video production, post  production and marketing industry in South Africa . Each week talks  about difference facets of the industry from writing, cinematography,  development,Directing, Producing, film finance and  how to build a  successful career as a filmmaker.
08:14
January 20, 2021
What SA film producers need to know about film financing
What SA film producers need to know about film financing. Welcome to the Blade podcast . Lungile knows and loves  movies.  For 12 years, the Indie film producer has overseen 6  shorts films , 3  web series and countless marketing videos,TV promos and ads.  Join  Lungile as he shares tips and stories  about  video production, post  production and marketing industry in South Africa . Each week talks  about difference facets of the industry from writing, cinematography,  development,Directing, Producing, film finance and  how to build a  successful career as a filmmaker.
14:22
January 16, 2021
EP 11 A beginners guide to colour grading
in this podcast episode we talk about ,A beginners guide to colour grading
08:57
October 8, 2020
EP 10 Film directing tips from the homeland director| Lesli Linka Glatter| Sundance Masterclass
In this episode I talk about my favourite Film directing lessons and tips from A homeland director , Lesli Linka Glatter's Sundance Masterclass
08:34
October 5, 2020
09 How to make a no budget Feature film
In this episode of the Blade podcast we talk about how to make a low budget feature film with out any major funding, how to use your creativity, resources and talent you have to make your first feature film. I also share some of my lessons from making three features films and more
08:07
October 1, 2020
08 Post production communities every filmmaker should join
In this Brand new episode I talk about Post production communities every filmmaker should join, From the Frame,io blog, Vashi visuals,Blue collar post collective and Qazi. I take a deep dive into why you should follow and join these online platforms, The value they offer, from the post production tutorials, tips and more
10:04
September 29, 2020
07 How film and TV producers can create killer sizzle reels & Pitch videos
In this episode we talk about, How film and TV producers can create sizzle reels & Pitch videos for TV shows, movies and TV projects.Some  film and TV producers like to make pitch videos, sizzle reels and proof of concept videos when they are pitching project ideas ,trying to raise finance or  just trying convince VOD platforms and Broadcasters to fund  or buy their projects. This is a a big and important step in the pitching process. Making the right sizzle reel to paint the perfect picture is an art form
12:41
August 31, 2020
06 Broke creatives ,Covid Job losses The new Canon R5,R6, Black Magic Ursa Mini Pro 12k, Virtual Film festivals
In this episode we talk about why creatives are ,Covid Job losses ,The new Canon R5,R6, Black Magic Ursa Mini Pro 12k, Virtual Film festivals and more.
15:40
July 23, 2020
05 film project pitch preparation and pitch step by step process
In this episode I talk about my film project pitch preparation and pitch step by step process
20:35
July 20, 2020
04 Building a Brand
In this Episode I talk about what it takes to rebrand your business and reposition your brand like the biggest brands in the world.
08:42
July 16, 2020
03 Getting your first job in the film and TV industry in South Africa
In this episode, I talk about Getting your first job in the film and TV industry in South Africa. I talk about my journey, things i have learnt, things that have helped along the way, the pros and cons and more.
13:42
July 13, 2020
02 Working as a Video Editor in the film and tv industry
In this episode we talk about what its like to work as a Video Editor in the film and tv industry,whether you work for a company, freelance or your own post production company. We talk about what a typical day is like, what we expect, the problems we face, the tools we use to more efficient and more
11:49
July 9, 2020
01 Lessons learned from running a creative business for a whole year
In this episode I talk about the Lessons learned from running a creative business for a whole  year, all the pros, cons and beliefs i have had  and experienced running a production agency
15:55
July 6, 2020