Filmmaking Books Worth A Read

When I was working to make my first feature, I read a bunch of filmmaking books. I wanted to find out how to finish my screenplay and how to raise money for my movie. The problem was, much of the information was bogus. A lot of those "experts" had never even made a movie! One guy even said I should ask my dentist or doctor for money.  Frustrating. Fortunately, I found few … [Read more...]

Extreme DV Interview with Rick Schmidt

Rick Schmidt has written, directed and produced over 20 features which have premiered at major national and international film festivals all over the world, including Sundance, Berlin and London. His notorious filmmaking how-to books, Feature Filmmaking at Used-Car Prices and Extreme DV at Used-Car Prices have influenced countless up-and-coming filmmakers and many noted … [Read more...]