If you’re looking to raise money for your film, you’re probably heard some other filmmaker (who never raised money) tell you that, “Dentists are an excellent source for film investment money.” I’m not sure where this idea came from. I know it was mentioned in some very popular filmmaking books in the nineties, and somehow […]
In some place in the back of your mind, when you reach for your credit card, you find yourself thinking: “I can afford this. Someday I’ll make my movie and sell it for a gazillion dollars. And then I’ll pay off my bills…”
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…