Who Else Wants To Join 3 Established Filmmakers Willing To Reveal Their Step-by-Step System So You Can Finally Make Your Movie And Sell It. Dear Filmmaker, Long before I moved to Los Angeles and years before I made my first feature, I was a lot like you. I had notebooks full of movie ideas. I […]
If you’ve been reading filmmaking stuff for any length of time, you know how much I avoid the words “self-distribution.” The reason I dislike the term is because it makes filmmakers lazy. It implies that somebody else is out there, ready and willing to distribute your movie. While this was the case many years ago, […]
Making a movie is one of the greatest accomplishments in the world. As a filmmaker, taking your movie idea from script to screen is beyond challenging. In an effort to realize your cinematic vision, you may spend months and years and pushing past obstacles to make it happen. And during the process you will learn […]
The American Film Market (AFM) going strong this week in Santa Monica, California. The conference offers filmmakers the opportunity to hob-nob with over 8,000 other industry professionals. If you never attended AFM, it is like no other industry trade show. In most industries, you at least wait until the evening to party. But at AFM, […]
The idea is that you set a goal for the day and declare it on the MAD website and check in every hour to report your progress and watch a five minute live broadcast in which Jurgen gives tips and answers questions.
For those of you following filmmaking stuff, you know that I have been working on an awesome and comprehensive filmmaking book for quite some time. I am pleased to announce that the filmmaking book is almost complete. (Update – the book is complete and available here.) One of the biggest challenges I had was coming […]