If you're making short films, sooner or later you're gonna start brainstorming ways to make your first feature film. This makes sense. As an ambitious filmmaker, it's normal if you want to continually challenge yourself. At … [Read more...] about How To Make Your First Feature Without Going Bonkers
When deciding on a business, some people choose filmmaking. Other people open frozen yogurt shops. I should know. Thanks to the frozen yogurt shop (near my house), I've eaten a TON of frozen yogurt over the last year. And … [Read more...] about What If You Choose Filmmaking As Your Small Business?
Many independent filmmakers consider indie film to be sacred and avoid working with studios. Other filmmakers think studio movies are the ONLY movies that count. And they discount indies as a calling card to simply get … [Read more...] about How To Become A Modern Independent Filmmaker
Want some filmmaking advice? Stop thinking that you need Hollywood to give you permission to be successful. You do not. And if you're waiting around for someone to discover your talent, you'll wasting time. Think I'm kidding? … [Read more...] about Essential Filmmaking Advice For The Modern Filmmaker
As an independent filmmaker, the prospect of putting together a project and creating something awesome out of an idea really gets us going. Serious indie filmmakers stop at noting until the movie is actually in the can - or … [Read more...] about The 5 Immutable Laws of Successful Filmmaking