Filmmakers Need To Get Debt Free (And Acquire FU Money!)

Filmmakers Need To Get Debt Free

Wanna make movies? Then get debt free. Having debt kills your filmmaking dreams dead. And while you may not think about it, learning how to manage money is one of the most important traits of a successful, independent filmmaker. A lot of filmmakers get into debt because they are focused on a BIG Hollywood payday. They buy cameras and all the latest and greatest gear. But … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Advice For The Modern Filmmaker

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Filmmaking Advice For The Modern Filmmaker Talk to any filmmaker about filmmaking and they will tell you the world has changed. Gone are the days when you simply made a movie and sold it to the highest bidder. These days every filmmaker with a camera is making a backyard indie. And as a result, the market is saturated with a never ending supply of mediocre movies. … [Read more...]

Feature Filmmaking Advice

Prior to getting my own features off the ground, I worked for an indie producer in New York City. I took the gig because I wanted to uncover the "secrets" to making movies. And after a few months, I ended up working in development - which pretty much meant it was my job to read screenplays and write reports about the material, called coverage. When I wasn't reading, most of … [Read more...]

Advice For Filmmakers who Want to Make Movies

Early in my filmmaking career, I made a lot of mistakes - Many of these mistakes are attributable to a real lack of advice from people with experience. The following video featuring Quentin Tarantino, offers great advice to new filmmakers looking for guidance. (And for those of us filmmakers who have produced a few features - This is still great … [Read more...]