How To Find Cheap Filmmaking Locations

Filmmaking Locations

When money is tight, finding filmmaking locations can be overwhelmingly expensive. Assuming this describes you, I am sure you don't want to go through the process of raising more money. So instead of hiring a location scout, you’re going to have to scout and procure filmmaking locations yourself. This means you will knock on doors, introduce yourself, your project and your … [Read more...]

Get a Movie Made: 5 Things You Need To Know

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I’ve mentored dozens of film students. I’ve met with hundreds. I’ve spoken to thousands. A question I recently asked myself was, “What’s the difference between the people who get a movie made and those who are just stuck spinning their wheels?” It’s always been a goal of mine to help filmmakers get a movie made. I even had a separate company at one point, dedicated solely to … [Read more...]

Stop Making Excuses And Make Your Movie

Make Your Movie

A few weeks back my filmmaker friend Jared invited me over to help out with a short project. This is not new. Over the past few months, Jared has been cranking out short movies. The reason for this? We are gearing up to make our next feature. And in ways akin to a boxer training for the big fight - Jared is working out. In doing so, we are once again asking ourselves an … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Own Film

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If you're looking for tactics on how to make your own film, you're in luck. I have been helping filmmakers make, market and sell movies for close to a decade - And in all that time, I found there is a serious distinction between filmmakers to who take action and filmmakers who do not. If you want some tactics on how to make your own film, aside from the technical stuff, the … [Read more...]

Movie Work is Reality

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My friend, the famed horror novelist (and screenwriter) Craig Spector once shared some advice about getting movie work that I have been rolling around in my mind ever since. I had just moved to New York City and I was sleeping on an inflatable air mattress in the corner of some guy's kitchen. I had no idea what I was doing. Movie Work is Reality At the time, Craig was … [Read more...]