In case you haven't noticed, filmmaking is changing. And the future of filmmaking is now. In years past, if you wanted to make a film, you had to raise enough money to not only cover the film and equipment, but you paid for your DP, your camera operator, someone to pull focus, someone to load the … [Read more...] about Future Of Filmmaking: Will You Be Replaced By A Robot?
The other day I got into a debate with a friend about modern moviemaking. We were arguing over the difference between a “professional” movie and an “amateur” movie. He contended that a professional movie needed a certain budget, cast and crew. And of course, I argued the opposite. While the … [Read more...] about The Shocking Truth About Modern Moviemaking
For years, filmmakers have faced uphill battles when it comes to making films and getting them out there for the world to see. Just finding funding for production on its own was (and still is) an amazing achievement. But once that a film is finished there’s still the matter of distribution. In this … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Steps To Help You Sell Your Movie On The Internet
In business they have this thing called USP. A USP is your "unique selling proposition." It is the one distinction that makes people buy one product over the next. In Hollywood we call this your movie hook. And without a strong movie hook, most filmmakers find themselves lost in a sea of other … [Read more...] about How To Sharpen Your Movie Hook (So You Get Noticed)
Over the past year, we have seen a lot of developments in the indie filmmaking space. New technology coupled with non-discriminatory distribution has enabled many would-be filmmakers to finally get a feature made and distributed. While most of us in the indie filmmaking community welcome these … [Read more...] about How To Overcome Your BIG Filmmaking Challenges