If you're just starting out as a filmmaker, deciding if you should attend a traditional film school is something you need to decide. And it's a costly decision - some of my friends here in Los Angeles are over fifty-thousand dollars in debt. While most of my friends value having a college … [Read more...] about Should You Go To Film School?
Living in Los Angeles, I always find it novel when I meet other filmmakers who actually went to my small, Pennsylvanian high school (there are only 2 such people that I know of). One is a filmmaker named Joseph Ort. And frankly, he is bit of a filmmaking tech-head. He uses his Cannon 7d on … [Read more...] about Film Shot On Cannon 7D
When I was working to make my first feature, I read a bunch of filmmaking books. I wanted to find out how to finish my screenplay and how to raise money for my movie. The problem was, much of the information was bogus. A lot of those "experts" had never even made a movie! One guy even said I … [Read more...] about Filmmaking Books Worth A Read
As an indie filmmaker, your time on set can be long. If you fall behind, your days can become longer. Long days with little rest and lots of work can cause stress. Don’t be surprised if you hit the wall from time to time and break down. If this is your first feature, don't feel bad. Most … [Read more...] about Indie Filmmaking Your Days Away. . .
Lasky's Original Studio, AKA The Barn -- Image via Wikipedia If you've made a movie or you're working to make your movie (and I hope you are), you might also be thinking about how you're going to sell the sucker. I mean, despite the fact that filmmaking is fun there is a business component to … [Read more...] about Sell Your Movie