Filmmaking Tip: How to make it in Hollywood.

Making movies is both awesome and incredibly challenging. And becoming a professional filmmaker requires a certain amount of dedication that is easy to talk about - but not always easy to live by. In my filmmaking career, I've experienced heartache as well as the surreal, super exciting moments that come when people get to know me and my work. Making stories and building an … [Read more...]

Learn Filmmaking Without The Fluff

When I was first starting my filmmaking career, I thought long and hard about the prospect of film school. At the time, I figured a degree from one of the top film schools would increase my odds of garnering success. Now, after having worked in the game for awhile, I can honestly tell you that very few people, if any, have asked me where I went to film school. Here are 5 … [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...]

How To Find Investors For Your Movie

If you ever wondered how to get money to make your movie, you're not alone. As filmmakers, many of us would rather focus on our filmmaking - And if we had it our way, we would save the go-get-movie-money for a producer. Back when I started my filmmaking career, I crossed my fingers a lot, hoping that some producer would magically appear in my life, discover my  brilliant … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Training From a Mentor

Mentors are role models who take a vested interest in your success. Sometimes, you meet your mentor when least expected, and they will help guide your filmmaking career. A mentor will provide insight and will often direct you toward a successful outcome. This doesn’t necessary mean your mentor will enter into a business relationship with you, but he or she may offer … [Read more...]