What is special about the Fall Season for Filmmakers?

Maura N.

The Last Black Unicorn
Staff member
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!

Olivia Perez

Active member
The Fall is a lovely Season for many reasons! Every young and aspiring filmmaker can take advantage of the Fall and create many short films to practice. It is easy to find decorations because Halloween is right around the corner and so many young children are preparing their costumes. It is also easy to find excited actors to showcase their costumes in your short film. Not to mention that the background is already set by the many families that decorate their house and streets.