Jim Cliffe directs Danny Glover in first feature

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As a filmmaker, it is essential that you have a crystal clear vision for your movie. From there, you must take the necessary steps to make your imaginings your reality. For first time feature filmmaker Jim Cliffe, this involved working with Danny Glover and Bruce Greenwood. In the following filmmaking interview, he shares insight on how he was able to make his dream a … [Read more...]

Download The Modern Moviemaking Movement

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If you are looking for filmmaking information, make sure you download your free copy of the Modern Moviemaking Movement. In this guide, ten of Hollywood's most innovative filmmakers provide insight on how to navigate the ever changing world of Independent filmmaking. Topics covered in this book, include how to write your script, how to raise the money and also, how to … [Read more...]

Modern Moviemaking FAQs

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Modern Moviemaking: Frequently Asked Questions If you are wondering about the future of filmmaking, I can tell you it is not Hollywood. It will be the gazillion filmmakers all over the world who take action, pick up a camera and make the movie they can make with the resources they have. There are a lot of people fearful of this shift. And this is understandable. I am not … [Read more...]

Free Marketing Advice For Filmmakers

Given the erosion of traditional movie distribution sales channels, as a filmmaker you must now find your target audience wherever they hang out and then get them to know you, know your work, and hopefully pay money to watch your movie. In the past, filmmakers never had to worry about sourcing an audience because the entire movie industry operated like a big factory. … [Read more...]

Facebook Streaming Movie Distribution

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The old model of independent filmmaking has made many traditional filmmakers into a bunch of wimps. As a result, wimpy filmmakers talk about DIY as if it's a new concept or a bad word. But step out of the indie world for a bit, and you realize that other (more traditional) businesses do it themselves. There are many reasons for our wimpy attitudes. As filmmakers, we have … [Read more...]