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?
If you want to write a good movie, you need to give your screenplay emotional intelligence. "Chasing the Monster Idea" is a book by Stefan Mumaw in which he identifies seven questions that will help you determine whether you … [Read more...] about How To Give Your Screenplay Emotional Intelligence
Stop asking permission to make your first feature... Or for that matter, any movie! In Hollywood, power is measured by your ability to get a movie made. Most people don’t have the power to make movies. In fact, most people … [Read more...] about Stop Asking Permission And Make Your First Feature
So you're asking yourself: "I wrote a screenplay... Now what?" I've heard this question a lot over the years. And if you just finished your first screenplay, congratulations... You've just completed what many people find … [Read more...] about I Wrote A Screenplay, Now What?