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Getting a film distribution deal is exciting. You sit down and read over the paperwork. You agree to the terms and you sign on the line that is dotted.  You’ve reached a “destination” for your film, and you feel like everything is awesome&...

I’ve equated the process and momentum of movie making to this story. Imagine your movie is this big, round rock. In development, that’s when you’re taking this monstrous slab of rock, and sculpting it down into the big round rock. I...

All the neat-o tricks you use to increase the production value of your independent movie will be for nothing if you distract your audience and take them out of the movie. This article is geared towards the filmmaker who wants to increase the producti...

At first thought, the idea of a stress free film shoot sounds appealing. I mean, who wouldn’t want to have the perfect production experience. But then again, does this sort of thing even exist? And what would “stress free” even look...

Closing investors is an art form. It takes intricate preparation. You have your pitch, your business plan, and all your elements in place. You may give a fantastic presentation, and think it went great, but then you don’t get an investment. ...

I’ve echoed many times how the best way to finance a film is to focus on adding value to your project. These three words took me almost 20 years to full understand. IMPROVE THE PROJECT. Improving the project by adding value to your film is the...

I don’t envy the First AD (Assistant Director). He or she has a difficult job already with keeping the film flowing and moving forward. But prior to the shooting, they also have a difficult job, which is creating the film schedule. In this blog...