If you are a screenwriter seeking screenwriting agents, stop. Read this article to find out alternatives to seeking screenwriting agents.
Talk to any filmmaker about distribution 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 everybody is making backyard indies. And the market is saturated with a never ending supply of mediocre movies. Suffice it to […]
It is easy to dream about becoming the next Hollywood hotshot. When I first moved to Los Angeles, I met these people a lot. We went to fancy dinners and cocktail parties, all of us posing as if we already had an awesome career in entertainment. I naturally assumed that these people went home each […]
As a filmmaker, it’s easy to make excuses for why you aren’t making movies. Maybe you don’t have enough experience, time, money, connections, friends or [fill in the blank with your best reason HERE.] A few weeks ago, I found myself watching a Superman with some Hollywood acquaintances. At the end of the movie, one […]
Hollywood spends a gazillion dollars on movie marketing each year. But most independent filmmakers don’t have Hollywood marketing money to toss around. And if you’re like most filmmakers, by the time you read this article, odds are good that you spent all your money in production. If you’ve ever attended one of my speaking events, […]
As a filmmaker, taking action is everything. But sometimes this is easy to say, but tough to execute. Over the past two weeks, I have been getting a bunch of emails from Hollywood hopefuls who want to make movies or write screenplays or do something. But for some reason – (insert idiotic excuse here) – […]