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 […]
In this guest filmmaking article, documentary filmmaker Faith Fuller shares tips on how to avoid the top five mistakes made in documentary funding. Read this article and fund your documentary.
Thinking about making your first film? Producer Matthew Saxon candidly shares “How my movie fell apart in seven days (and what I did next)
In this screenwriting article, we explore the 10 best screenplay contests according to Hollywood executives.
I’ve been privileged enough not only to work as a screenwriter for the last 20 years, but to talk to many other screenwriters about what they do and how they do it. So I am going to steal some screenwriting advice from them. One of my favorites is from writer Mike Werb. He says when […]
So you’ve got a script for a film project and you are EAGER to get it made. You know THIS is the story you want to tell. The piece you’re ready to pour your heart and soul and time into. But how do you make it? What are the steps you need to take to […]