If you're like most entrepreneurial filmmakers, you spend countless hours trying to figure out how to make a living filmmaking so you can quit your day job and do cool stuff. You constantly think of slam dunk projects that could potentially repay investors and also pay your bills. But how? How do … [Read more...] about How To Make A Living Filmmaking So You Can Quit Your Day Job
Unless you are an experimental filmmaker, you are going to need a screenplay to make your film. Your script is arguably the biggest key to the success of your first feature film. Why Is Your Screenplay So Important? If you're like most writer-directors, you are full of ideas. I have met hundreds … [Read more...] about How To Write A Crappy First Draft
If you just finished your first screenplay, congratulations! Writing a script is a super cool accomplishment. But don’t go crazy. Just because you have a script doesn’t mean Hollywood is going to come knocking. Like any business, you now have something to sell. And part of your job is finding the … [Read more...] about I Wrote My First Screenplay, Now What?
Looking for filmmaking tips so you can actually get off your butt and make a film? The truth is, you're not alone. To many filmmakers, the challenge of making a movie can feel overwhelming. So I decided to share filmmaking tips so you can take action. Here are five filmmaking tactics to help you … [Read more...] about Five Useful Filmmaking Tips So You Can Make A Movie
The other day I was out to lunch with a film sales agent. He told me that it is getting really tough to negotiate an awesome deal for a movie. Having worked in distribution for the greater part of my career, this echoed my sentiments as well. So I flat out asked him the obvious: "What types of films … [Read more...] about Filmmaking: How To Create A Promotional Hook That Your Audience Remembers