Welcome and thanks for you have chosen to read this article. Film making is one of the difficult task in the world and short film making is not an exception if you are inexperienced and hold no ideas on short film making. First, when you desire to do your first short film, do it in a professional manner if possible. Excitement is one thing that is prominently spotted among guys who are ready in production of their first short film. Be cool and note that inspiration is must but don't imitate. As Emerson says "Envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide". Just film on your own style. Before venturing to film, draft your thoughts, script and details of locations in a paper. Typed one will be better. This practice would help you in correcting mistakes in the script and gives you an idea on how the screenplay should be. Never fear to venture on a script at the same time consult with your friends/known persons regarding the script. Casting must be appropriate since in some short films, flaws are noted in casting. Either go for a script that suits your budget else patiently wait for each scene to be done with all 'essentials'. In most short films by budding makers, the font does not cater to the want of the script and sometimes it looks unprofessional and cheap. A good graphic designer is essential for a short film. Making too much of buzz is not good on the part of a budding short film maker even for a experienced one because it sometimes goes wrong by over expectation and irritation. Be humble and let your posters be in a manner so that it appeals the audience. The next important thing is a apt title for your short film. It is recommended to have a professional camera for filming or you can even use other cameras too. Experimental projects can be done and there is no wrong in doing so for you learn things better out of experimental projects. Views vary. Note that views vary ! Don't feel discouraged that views about your short film by people are not satisfactory. Show and share your short film in various streams. A promotional partner is recommended when you are sure with your short film. [Promote your short film via CDTV] Get reviews for your short film.Then regarding 'not accepting the negative views', some short film makers argue with the commentors that they don't want them to express their negative view. Though views vary, it is must that you need to accept and analyse everyone's view. Correct your mistakes and do a better one the next time. Sucess will knock at your doors one day.
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