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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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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More