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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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The Power of Myth: Creating Star Wars’ Mythos with Joseph Campbell

By Alex Ferrari | Dec 8, 2016 | 1 Comment
Joseph Campbell, George Lucas, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Hero's Journey, Mythos, Joseph Campbell: Sukhavati

Joseph Campbell & George Lucas: Creating Star Wars’ Mythology The Power of Myth is very powerful. With the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story the interest in Star Wars is at an all time high. Whether you love or hate Star Wars you have to admit that creator George Lucas tapped into something primal when…

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5 Indie Film Hidden Gems You MUST Watch

By Robert Heske | Dec 7, 2016 | 1 Comment
Indie Film Hidden Gems

5 Indie Film Hidden Gems You MUST Watch Often, I find myself up at night surfing through trailers and film descriptions on Netflix, Amazon, Fandango, and Vudu – only to look up at the clock and see 90 minutes have passed. Most nights I go to bed wishing there was something to watch. But on…

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IFH 120: What the HECK is a Scriptment?

By Alex Ferrari | Dec 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
scriptment, screenwriting, screenwriter, 3 act structure, final draft, how to structure a screenplay, Outlining, outlining a screenplay, screenplay outline, screenplay structure, Scrivener, story structure, story structure paradigms. James Cameron, Spider-man, Avatar

What the HECK is a Scriptment? So what is a Scriptment? I found it to be a liberating form of prepping a story to be filmed? When I was in pre-production on my first feature film This is Meg, I wanted to get into production as fast as I could without waiting to develop a…

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LED Light Shootout: 7 AWESOME LED Lights for Under $50

By Jonathan Roberts | Dec 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
LED Lights, LED Light, Cheap lighting, filmmaking LED Lights, LED Lights for Filmmaking, Best Light 176, VILTROX L116T, NEEWER CN-160, GIGALUMI 228, YONGNUO YN300 Air, NEEWER CN-216, Aputure AL-M9, Caleb Pike, DSLR Video Shooter

LED Light Shootout If you have $50, then you can afford some pretty cool LED lights for your next production. Caleb Pike of DSLR Video Shooter tested a bunch of $50 (and below) LED Lights, comparing color temperature, light output, and other reasons you’d want dish out $25-$50 for an LED Light. Check out his video…

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What is the French New Wave?

By Jonathan Roberts | Dec 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
french new wave, 400 Blows, Breathless, Jacques Demy, Agnes Varda, Alain Resnais, Louis Malle, Jacques Rivette, Eric Rohmer, Claude Chabrol, Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaut

What is the French New Wave? French New Wave, which is also known as French Nouvelle Vague, can be considered as one of the most influential film movements that took place in the history of cinema. The ripples created by this cinematic movement can even be felt today. A group of critics, who wrote for…

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IFH 119: Ask Alex – E&O Insurance, Music Rights and Copyright Oh My!

By Alex Ferrari | Dec 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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E&O Insurance, Music Rights, and Copyright Oh My! So after last week’s huge success of the “Ask Alex” segment, I decided to bring it back this week. The IFH Tribe filled my inbox with tons of amazing questions, which I’ll try to cover in future episodes. If  you have a question that you would like…

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