A filmmaker is also a leader. Your film will succeed or fail based on the strength of your team. And while it is great to know a little bit about a lot, it is impossible that you will be good in everything. Your goal as a filmmaker is to gain clarity on your strengths and [...]
Picture this! You leave your small town and move to New York City so you could go after your filmmaking dreams. Because you don’t have much money, you rent the edge of some dude’s cockroach infested kitchen floor – sleeping on an inflatable air mattress…
In some place in the back of your mind, when you reach for your credit card, you find yourself thinking: “I can afford this. Someday I’ll make my movie and sell it for a gazillion dollars. And then I’ll pay off my bills…”
Now with a few weeks into the new year, many would-be filmmakers who promised themselves they would be more – many have already made excuses as to why this year won’t be the year of the feature.
If you find yourself faced with filmmaking self doubt, you’re not alone. The important part is that you at least get a picture of what you want that is very specific. Then you should take time to work backwards. And who knows, maybe a decade from now we will be working on movie projects together.