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Film Directing: Six BIG Lessons For Indie Filmmakers

After producing over a dozen films, I decided to add film directing to my list of experiences. This decision resulted from the timing and unfolding of certain events. I had previously interviewed two different directors for the job, but they weren’t a fit. The first director had some ideas that didn’t mesh with the story. … Read More

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How to Take Charge of Your Indie Filmmaking Projects

If this is your first feature, don’t feel bad if you cry. Most filmmakers either lose their temper or cry or both. If you have to cry or lose your temper, call a time out and take a walk. Go somewhere nobody can see you. There is no quicker way to lose credibility than losing your emotions on set—especially a low-budget set.