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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You’ve just come up with the greatest idea for a film. You know the what, where, when, why and how and you can’t wait to get things going, enthusiastic as hell, high on the prospect of success. Several excruciating weeks later… What the F just happened? Where did all that zest go? When did I…Read More
How to Brand, Market and Build an Audience Using Social Media & Marketing Hustle So I had the plesure of speaking at the HollyShorts! Film Festival at a “fireside chat” with my brotha from another mutha RB Blotto from Stage32.com. We sat down and discussed How to Brand, Market and Build an Audience Using Social Media & Marketing Hustle. I…Read More
Title Sequence: From Stranger Things to Se7en If you haven’t seen Netflix’s breakout smash Stranger Things you are missing out. Being a huge fan of the show I noticed the amazing opening title sequence that takes you back to the glorious 80’s. Then I began to think about the importance typography and design in creating a feeling in…Read More
How to Pitch Your Screenplay or Film Idea Pitching your screenplay idea to an investor, actor or studio executive is one of the toughest parts of being a storyteller. Many screenwriters and filmmakers freeze up when they go into “the room“. Paul Castro, writer of Warner Brother’s August Rush (Starring Robin Williams) lays down some amazing…Read More
Kevin Spacey MasterClass: Learn the Oscar Winner’s Acting Techniques What would you give to sit in room with an Academy Award Winning actor and pick his brain about acting and filmmaking? How about if that actor is the iconic Kevin Spacey. Well you are in luck MasterClass has teamed up with Kevin to create the…Read More
Why Having No Budget Makes You a Better Filmmaker What is this guy talking about? No budget = better filmmaker? He must be nuts. We’ll I’ll have to disagree with you. As I am going through my adventure on the making of my first feature film THIS IS MEG, I have discovered that’s the truth. Having little or…Read More