Stop asking permission to make your first feature… Or for that matter, any movie! In Hollywood, power is measured by your ability to get a movie made. Most people don’t have the power to make movies. In fact, most people only have the power to say “NO!” And if you’re a filmmaker working to make […]
Filmmakers, nothing of major significance happens unless you have a clear understanding of your goals. And big goals always consist of smaller tasks.
I know you’re tired. I know you are working a day job that drains all of your energy. But if you don’t finish your screenplay, make your short, or plan your feature this year, who will…
In this filmmaking article, producer Jason Brubaker talks about the importance of screenwriting and having a good screenplay.
Sooner or later the filmmaking bug hits you. . . It’s like a far off voice or compulsion. But like breathing, for the serious independent filmmaker, the need to make a feature is always present.
One way I mitigate this “all eggs in one basket” approach to filmmaking (and business) is to always have projects in various stages of development. This allows you to check one rejection off the list and put your focus into the next. And just because one prospective investor rejects one opportunity, there is nothing stopping you from shopping around…