In this filmmaking article, producer Jason Brubaker talks about the importance of screenwriting and having a good screenplay.
My first short indie film was a two-day shoot with a crew of maybe four. We had a budget of under a thousand dollars, which also needed to cover post and festival submissions. Our cast worked for credit and supplied their own costumes. And because we didn’t hire a professional sound crew, some of the […]
No matter what happens, you are not in danger… That was the friendly warning at the bottom of my ticket to a performance of America the Beautiful. It probably got your attention. It got mine. I literally double-taked. I thought I was going to kick back at a Slamdance film screening of America The Beautiful […]
While not every movie is guaranteed success, it is much easier to find your audience when you understand your filmaking niche. Read more…
Don’t try filmmaking alone. It is too challenging. You can’t know everything. To speed up the process, find people who complement your skill set.
Are you wondering how to pitch a screenplay? You’re not alone. The other day I got an email from a writer who had an appointment to pitch her movie idea to a producer and she was in a panic. She asked what tips I could offer. The biggest one: Keep It Simple! When I was […]