A long time ago, I worked on a short movie with a guy. Long story short, I found out the guy was being untruthful about money. He had hired one of my friends to build our movie website. When confronted, he told me some sort of story that was completely stupid and untruthful. Because he was a “friend,” I gave him the benefit of belief and dropped the subject.
Many would-be filmmakers waste valuable time trying to make everything perfect, when the true secret to becoming a successful filmmaker involves simply assessing your resources and making the movie you can make now.
In this filmmaking article, indie producer Jason Brubaker provides you with tips for making a short film and what to do next.
Could you go to “networking events” and try to find folks to help introduce you to the appropriate contact? Yes. But just as easily you could pick up the phone, call your prospective contact’s place of business and try to get him or her on the phone to make your pitch.
Planning a Kickstarter starts with a compelling idea for your film. For many filmmakers, our hometowns and their particular micro-cultures and institutions inspire many of the stories we’d like to tell. In our minds, we all want to be Mark Twain, sharing tales of our childhood on the banks of the mighty Mississippi. For me, […]
A few weeks back my filmmaker friend Jared invited me over to help out with a short project. This is not new. Over the past few months, Jared has been cranking out short movies. The reason for this? He is gearing up to make his next feature. And he is going to direct it. So in ways akin to a boxer training for the big fight – he is working out…