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...]

Self Distribution and MovieMaker’s Future of Movie Making 2010

Movie Maker Magazine The Future of Movie Making 2010

If you get by a news stand, make sure you check out the latest issue of MovieMaker magazine. It's The Future Of Movie Making 2010. In the issue, you'll get a whole bunch of useful movie making information, including the 25 Must-Have Movie Making Apps, information on HDSLR camera as well as a great interview with Roger Corman. But if you want my humble opinion, one of most … [Read more...]

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...]

Roger Corman talks Independent Filmmaking

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In the follwing filmmaking video, Roger Corman talks about Independent Filmmaking. For those of you who do not know, Rodger was one of the first truly independent, low budget filmmakers. He never waited for everything to be perfect. His simply went out and produced movies. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED9FGOLRsXw If you are interested in getting more filmmaking tips … [Read more...]