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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Life After Winning Sundance with Diane Bell I always talk about not counting on the “lottery ticket” mentality that so many filmmakers today count on. Winning Sundance is not a distribution plan. Well I was involved in a project, written and directed by Diane Bell, that did just that. It won not one but two…Read More
Indie Film Hustle’s Top 10 Screenwriting Podcasts Screenwriting Podcasts are a treasure trove of knowledge for the aspiring or professional screenwriter. Indie Film Hustle has put together the Top Ten must listen to screenwriting podcast of the last year. The list below is a whos who in the screenwriting world. Be sure to take notes because there…Read More
Stanley Kubrick – Breaking Down the Master’s Directing Style What is that elevates a filmmaker to a film master like Stanley Kubrick, or that elegant French word, auteur? In the vast majority of films that make it onto the big screen these days, it is the actors’ names which draw curious audiences above the director’s.…Read More
Christopher Nolan Master Class: How to Direct Your First Feature Film Christopher Nolan is by far one of the greatest directors of his generation. His ability to dance between an indie film mindset and major world-wide blockbuster is extremely rare these days. From his small independent film The Following and the indie film masterpiece Memento…Read More
First Rule of Jim Uhls, YOU DO NOT TALK ABOUT Jim Uhls! We I have a MAJOR treat for the tribe this week. I have no other than Jim Uhls, the master screenwriter behind David Fincher’s “Fight Club”, one of the greatest films in my generation, in my humble option. When Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club was making the rounds in Hollywood, it was a…Read More
Beginners Guide to Using Social Media in Crowdfunding Indie Films My name is Dave Bullis, and Alex has asked me to share with you my Beginners Guide to Using Social Media in Crowdfunding Indie Films. Before we get into my advice I want to mention that crowdfunding indie films is a full time job. I’m…Read More