If you want to make a movie, you need to stop making mental lists of all the reasons why your movie won’t work. You need to stop pretending that you need more money. You need to stop letting life pass you by…
This is the problem with most filmmakers. They get paralysis of analysis. They make excuses. And then another year passes without a feature.
I know why. You’re afraid of failure. You’re afraid that if you make a movie, everybody will know how bad you suck as a filmmaker.
I get it. But here is the deal. A large percentage of the population is going to hate you anyway. So you may as well accept this and make a movie.
Instead of asking yourself what you need to make a movie, ask yourself this question: “Given the resources that I have right now, what is the movie that I can make this year?”