If you're on the hunt for film industry jobs, you're not alone. Having spent the last decade in Los Angeles, I have seen my fair share of Hollywood hopefuls get chewed up and spit out by the machine. Landing film industry jobs is not tough. If you're willing to put in long hours, ignore your … [Read more...] about The 5 Laws For Landing Film Industry Jobs
Have you ever heard the phrase: “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” Even though this sounds silly and mystical, finding a filmmaking mentor can accelerate your career. A filmmaking mentor is a role model who takes an interest in your success. He or she may offer encouragement, … [Read more...] about How A Filmmaking Mentor Can Help You
If you've been making (or wanting to make) movies for any length of time, you know that the idea of seeing your work on the screen is totally fun, exciting and (let's be honest) challenging. By now you have probably also realized that nothing in filmmaking (or life) happens until you take action. … [Read more...] about What Are Your Filmmaking Goals?
When I was starting my filmmaking career, an industry veteran told me to put blinders on, focus and go for it. And with this advice, he also mentioned the importance of a clearly written plan. If you have been taking baby steps towards the realization of your movie, then sooner or later it will … [Read more...] about Time to Make A Movie
"Hollywood Types" Go Micro-budget and Borderline Hipster with The Canyons on Kickstarter By Laura Zinger Filmmaker And Guest Film Blogger Have you been wondering when the Hollywood would jump on the blitzkrieg bandwagon that is Crowdfunding? It's happened. Writer Bret Easton Ellis … [Read more...] about Crowdfunding For The Canyons