In my ongoing effort to highlight filmmakers who forgo excuses and take action to get movies seen and selling, I would like to highlight a Filmmaking Stuff reader named Jeff who has started produced his first movie. In the following letter, he highlights how to get into filmmaking – based on his experience “Hi Jason […]
Because I’ve written a few books about screenwriting I sometimes get questions from people just starting out on their careers. One query that has started coming up more often recently is whether it’s better to chase the Hollywood dream or get involved with indie films, including ones made for the web…
in the spirit of your own filmmaking success, I am going to offer you a Movie Maker Challenge for 2012 (Yeah, it might seem too early to set goals, but I think you’ll be OK…)
As a filmmaker, if you’re interested in buying a Canon DSLR camera, I would go with the Canon T2i. If you have the budget to buy the Canon 5D Mark II – hold off…
Here is a great filmmaking article over at No Film School detailing how some no-budget filmmakers garnered over 200K by selling their movies on iTunes.
As a filmmaker, I assume your primary goal is to make movies. But as you know, making a movie requires many steps. So to plan your next movie as well as some of other big whoppers you wish to accomplish, I suggest breaking your goals into smaller and smaller chunks… And then finally break them into small enough chunks so you can include them in your list of daily tasks.