There are always a few things that scare me during film production. I’m not talking the “BOO” kind of haunted house spooky scares. It’s more the stuff people say on set, like: “I’m not sure we really got that last scene?” And then I look around and notice our main actor is already out of […]
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I know you’re tired. I know you are working a day job that drains all of your energy. But if you don’t finish your screenplay, make your short, or plan your feature this year, who will…
When it comes to making profit from films, there are obviously tons of factors. And the thing is, nobody can actually tell what films will be successful with a 100% accuracy. Even the major studios release big budget movies that fail miserably. And these movies are created by experienced motion picture executives, complete with a […]
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 […]
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.
Sooner or later the filmmaking bug hits you. . . It’s like a far off voice or compulsion. But like breathing, for the serious independent filmmaker, the need to make a feature is always present.