Over the past four years, Jenn Page has directed four Independent feature films. Having worked with some of Hollywood's top talent, she stopped by Filmmaking Stuff to share her lessons learned as a director. As a director you are completely responsible for everything on your movie set, one way or … [Read more...] about Lessons Learned as a Director
Since originally writing this article, YouTube Rentals has become part of Google Play. But if you're one of the many independent feature filmmakers trying to navigate the ever changing world of digital self distribution (so you can still make a living by making independent movies). . . I have … [Read more...] about YouTube Rentals?
When I was working to produce my first feature, I had no idea what I was doing. I knew I wanted to see my name in the credits, but didn’t know how to do it. Fortunately, I also had the phone number of someone who had traveled the same path years before. I contacted this person and asked for … [Read more...] about Asking For Filmmaking Advice
Today, I'm going to offer yet another bit of perspective on the whole question of how to raise money for movies. As you may or may not know, independent film funding can be a little overwhelming. If you've ever dabbled in the business side of making a movie, you know what I mean. The first time I … [Read more...] about Independent Film Financing
I originally published this article with The Independent, a great resource for filmmakers. Picture this! By some miracle to end all miracles, born of equal parts luck and blind determination, you’ve managed to rise above the never-ending barrage of questions from “concerned” friends and family … [Read more...] about Prepping Your Film For Distribution