Filmmaking Goals For This Year

After speaking at quite a few filmmaking events, I realize that many filmmakers have the passion and drive to be successful. But often, these same filmmakers fail to take action. And the result of inaction means that many filmmakers will never make their movie. I started Filmmaking Stuff because I wanted to help filmmakers make movies and also, create a self sustaining movie … [Read more...]

Filmmaker David Allen Talks Modern Moviemaking and VOD Distribution

The Gates of Hell Movie Cast & Crew

As we get closer to an independent filmmaking business driven by video on demand distribution, I am on the hunt for various case studies that can help filmmakers navigate the changing world. I caught wind of an indie production company based in Australia called Rapidfire Productions. This is a production company that operates as a self sustaining modern moviemaking business. … [Read more...]

Indie Filmmaking As Your Business

If you've been following Filmmaking Stuff for some time, you probably know that this site really pushes non-permission based filmmaking. This concept means that if you're a filmmaker with ambition and a dream, you should not hesitate... You should not wait for Hollywood to give you permission - but rather, you should pick up a camera and Make Your Movie Now! For some of … [Read more...]

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...]