If I could go back and talk to myself ten years ago... And if I could only share one filmmaking success tip, what would I say? In two words: Cold Calling. I know this may sound unrelated to filmmaking. But I can tell you that success is not created in a vacuum. It is created with the help and … [Read more...] about The Secret To Filmmaking Success
One thing that's true for all indie filmmakers is this: Sometimes life sucks. Movie deals fall apart. Investors bail out. People don't come through and they let you down. And sometimes what you thought was a sure-thing becomes a no-thing... While nobody wants to experience pain and heartache, … [Read more...] about Secrets of Successful Indie Filmmakers: Don’t Give Up
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
Today's Filmmaking Stuff guest article comes from veteran screenwriter Jurgen Wolff. I find Jurgen's approach to movie script writing to be very useful. In the following article, he expresses his thoughts on The Hero's Journey and other screenwriting templates. Writing a screenplay-hold that … [Read more...] about Writing a screenplay-hold that template!