If you want to to raise money to make your movie, you need to first build rapport. This one lesson alone can accelerate your filmmaking success faster than most anything else you can do. This is especially important when you … [Read more...] about How To Build Rapport With Prospective Movie Investors (And Other Hollywood Heavy Hitters)
I know what you're thinking - Why is this filmmaking, modern moviemaking advocate of internet VOD distribution talking to you about how to design a DVD cover? Because... Regardless of distribution technology, your … [Read more...] about How To Design A DVD Cover
The other night, I did a film school talk at the UCLA film school about how to make, market and sell your movie without the middle-man. And while most of the UCLA film students in attendance agreed that my way of making a … [Read more...] about Making a Movie
I'm pretty skeptical about script contests as a way to further your career. There are success stories but I think they're the exception. So I was interested to read the view of Chad Gervich on the Script website. He says that … [Read more...] about Are screenplay contests worth entering?
I love Kevin Smith's attitude towards modern movie distribution. If you're like most independent filmmakers, what Kevin was able to accomplish from his days of Clerks has been amazing. Back then, he not only dreamed the … [Read more...] about Keven Smith talks Movie Distribution