5 Free Apps for Filmmaking

These 5 free apps make filmmaking easier.

Whether you’re on set or on the go, we have recommended some very useful filmmaking apps that will help get your production into gear.


Shot Designer

Shot Designer is a ground-breaking tool for Directors and DP’s that creates Animated Camera Diagrams, with integrated Shot List, Storyboards, Professional Director’s Viewfinder, and Sync & Team Sharing via Dropbox.

Get the app here.

Film Production Budget

Film Production Budget helps you budget Preproduction Cost, Equipment Rental, Mastering and Distribution, and more. You can compute the estimate vs the actual cost, to help you maintain on your budget.
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The Filmmakers Project

The only app you’ll ever need for content tailored specifically for filmmakers! Read the Beginner’s Guide to Filmmaking & Check out the Comprehensive Gear Guide.

Watch Videos from:
The Filmmakers Project, Film Riot, Knoptop, Indymogul, Filmmaker IQ, Philip Bloom, D4Darious, Digital Review TV, Fenchel Janisch, Video Copilot, Stan Winston School, DSLR Video Shooter, Blind Film Critic, The Slanted Lens, Tom Antos, My Video Version, and Independent VFX.

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Rody Polis, Raindance, Cinema 5D, Filmmaker IQ, Video Copilot, Moviemaker Magazine, No Film School, Video & Filmmaker Magazine, 4K Shooters, Studio Binder, Planet 5D, Premium Beat, and Creative Cow.

Read Famous Screenplays for Free!

Discuss Filmmaking with Others in the Forum!

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CreatorUp is the best way to learn to tell your digital story. Learn production skills like editing, camera, sound, producing, as well as digital storytelling, filmmaking, web series, branded content, marketing, and more.

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Celtx Script

With Script you can write formatted scripts on your mobile device, collaborate with partners, and get free backups of all your writing.

Plus…Script syncs with all-in-one online Celtx studios, so you can take your finished script into production and collaborate with your team on breakdown, storyboarding, scheduling, budgeting, and call sheet generation and distribution.

Get the app here.