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After over 20 years in the film business and watching countless of my fellow filmmakers get chewed up by the Hollywood machine so I decided to create a resource dedicated to helping indie filmmakers survive and thrive in the film business. Indie Film Hustle was born!

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How Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai Changed Film History Forever

By Cindy Clifford | Sep 26, 2016 | 1 Comment
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Seven Samurai: The Game Changing Masterpiece With the recent remake (The Magnificent Seven 2016) of a remake (The Magnificent Seven 1960) of the masterpiece Seven Samurai, I thought it’d be a good time to go deeper into Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece.Sixty years ago in Japan on April 26,1954, Akira Kurosawa’s film Seven Samurai was viewed by audiences for the first…

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THROWBACK FRIDAY: Dov Simens – Quentin Tarantino & Chris Nolan’s Film Teacher

By Alex Ferrari | Sep 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Please note: Throwback Fridays are archival episodes from the Indie Film Hustle Podcast. After many requests from the IFH Tribe to bring back some of the show’s best episodes I decided to create Throwback Fridays. These episodes will not be posted every week but at least twice a month…if not more.  There’s such amazing info and knowledge bombs…

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David Cronenberg: Inside the Mind of the Filmmaking Master

By Alex Ferrari | Sep 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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David Cronenberg: Inside the Mind of the Filmmaking Master Why did David Cronenberg direct so many films in the horror genre? Simultaneously cold and emotional, visceral and removed, horror is a genre constantly undergoing rebirth. Horror can be psychological, playing on unseen fears, or physical, assaulting us with gore. Horror films by classic directors like Alfred…

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What the Heck is Mise en Scene & Why is it Important?

By Alex Ferrari | Sep 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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What the Heck is Mise en Scene & Why is it Important? Working in the film business you hear many “inside” terms on a set like Apple box, MOS, montage don’t cross the line (to learn about the 180 degree line in a past article), etc. One such term is “Mise en Scene” or the…

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IFH 101: How to Record Audio for Your Indie Film on the CHEAP!

By Alex Ferrari | Sep 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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How to Record Audio for Your Indie Film on the CHEAP! I was lost when it came time to record audio for my film. So since my podcast on How to Build a Pimp’d Out BlackMagic Cinema Camera Rig on the CHEAP! was such a hit with the tribe I decide to put a list of the…

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The Room: The Best WORST Film Ever Made!

By Cindy Clifford | Sep 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Room – A Cinematic Disaster There are bad movies, there are worse movies and then there is The Room which is so terribly awful that it has transcended to being good. Though it has gained popularity as a cult movie, it is simply disastrous. And possibly the best worst movie ever made. The Room’s writer/director/star/producer Tommy Wiseau…

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