Three Ways How To Become A Filmmaker

How To Become A Filmmaker

If you are wondering how to become a filmmaker, you're not alone. Living in Hollywood, I am surrounded by people constantly trying to figure out "how to become a filmmaker." The problem is, many would-be filmmakers do not realize there is more than one way to become a filmmaker. 3 Ways How To Become A Filmmaker Here are 3 ways how to become a filmmaker. 1. Employee … [Read more...]

Untapped Crowdfunding Site For Filmmakers

As a filmmaker, one of the challenges you face is how to finance a film. When I was starting out, things were much different. Back then, if you wanted to finance a movie, you had to cross your fingers and wait for someone to grant you permission... The problem is, many people in Hollywood are still waiting for someone else to give them permission. Permission to make a movie. … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding To Source An Audience for Your Filmmaking

If you've been reading Filmmaking Stuff for any length of time, you've probably noticed I talk a lot about "sourcing an audience." And after having a discussion on the topic with one of my clients, it occurred to me that most filmmakers have no idea what I'm talking about. So let me break it down. In the old days, making, marketing and selling your movies required that … [Read more...]

Independent Movie Distributors are Aggregators

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Independent Movie Distributors are great if they offer you a deal. The problem is, many filmmakers do not get a great deal. Instead, many filmmakers end up with a lot of empty promises. Now, thanks in part to a shrinking DVD market, many traditional distributors have shifted focus to partner with, or become a  movie aggregator. For those of you new to the concept, a movie … [Read more...]