It Took Me Three Years To Learn The Mechanics of Filmmaking. Now The Hard Part.

Josh Rose
8 min readApr 27, 2023

Prologue

When I was a kid, stories came to me constantly. While other kids sat chewing their pencils, I was furiously scribbling out ideas — characters, names, dialogue, scenarios — I had a well that never ran dry. I don’t know where it came from.

There are similarities between the disciplines of photography and filmmaking. You deal with light, you hold a camera, you compose, you capture. And the post process has crossover, too. Color correcting RAW images has…

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Josh Rose

Filmmaker, photographer, artist and writer. Writing about creator life and observations on culture. Tips very very much appreciated: https://ko-fi.com/joshsrose