Filmmaking Podcasts

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As a filmmaker, your time should be spent making movies or thinking about your next movie. And while this is ideal, it's not practical. Outside of the creative process, each of us has obligations to family, our community and possibly a day job. If you do not watch it, these other obligations will consume your life and you will never make movies. Day to day, I spend a lot of … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Podcast: Make Your Movie

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If you want to make your movie, you might find this valuable. I just recorded a filmmaking podcast where I share 3 tips that are NOW essential for all successful independent filmmakers. Listen (and download) Podcast Powered By Podbean   At the end of the recording, I talk about our new new Filmmaking Book, which is NOW available through Amazon as well as your … [Read more...]

Jon Reiss and Sheri Candler talk Movie Marketing and Distribution

Traditional independent filmmaking is changing. In years past, the independent movie business was defined by a filmmaker's ability to find a script, locate movie investors, raise the necessary money, make the movie and (hopefully) land an awesome distribution deal - and then live happily ever after. At least that was the dream. But these days, the entire model of indie … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Stuff Interview with Peter Broderick

As a filmmaker, you probably know the entire world of filmmaking is going through a massive paradigm shift. Much of these changes are a direct result of distribution. Changes in the ways in which movies are seen and sold continue to raise questions within the independent film community. The most common filmmaking questions are: How will filmmakers raise enough money to pay … [Read more...]

Modern Moviemaking Manifesto Explained

Last week I published a new filmmaking podcast called the Modern Moviemaking Manifesto. I published these ideas in response to all my veteran independent filmmaking friends who are currently having difficulty raising movie financing, and later, getting a return on that money. Since posting, I have gotten a lot of feedback. Most of it has been positive. But there have been … [Read more...]