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Indie Film Hustle® – Thrive & Survive in the Film Industry

Learn How to Survive & thrive in the film business

We are here to help filmmakers and screenwriters succeed on their journey. Whether you’re an aspiring creative or an accomplished one, we’re here for you.

What is Indie film hustle?

IFH is the #1 FREE filmmaking resource for up-to-date content, resources, tools, and courses that will help you on your path. We show filmmakers, screenwriters and film creatives how to survive and thrive in the film industry. We are honored to help people no matter what stage they are on in their journey.

Learn how hustle, truth, and knowledge can take you anywhere.

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ARTICLES

the latest Content to help level up your skills

In the IFH Blog we cover, directing, producing, film distribution, post production, screenwriting, short films, filmmaking terms and more you need to strive in the film industry.

PODCAST

Conversations With Top Filmmakers, Industry Leaders And More

From Oscar® winning filmmakers and screenwriters, to tips and tricks on making it in the business, to the craft of storytelling, to how to make a living as a film creative, we've got you covered.

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Kim Adelman

IFH 597: Can Short Films Make Any Money? with Kim Adelman

Naren Shankar

IFH 596: The Art of Showrunning a Hit Amazon Show with Naren Shankar

Dean Fleischer-Camp

IFH 595: Marcel the Shell: From Viral YouTube Short to Hit A24 Film with Dean Fleischer-Camp

Shane Stanley

IFH 594: From Micro-Budget to World-Wide Distribution with Shane Stanley

ON THE SHOW WE HOST OSCAR® WINNERS TO LEGENDARY INDIE FILMMAKERS

Oliver Stone
Eric Roth

Oscar® Winning Writer/Director
(Platoon, Wall Street, JFK)

Oscar® Winning Screenwriter
(Forrest Gump, Dune)

Edward Burns
HIGHLIGHT GUESTS SML - EDGAR WRIGHT

Writer/Director/Actor
(Brothers McMullin, She's the One)

Writer/Director
(Shaun of the Dead, Baby Driver)

Richard Linklater
Jason Blum

Oscar® Nominated Writer/Director
(Boyhood, School of Rock)

Oscar® Nominated Producer
(Get Out, Whiplash, The Purge)

Some of our other Shows

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Bulletproof Screenwriting Podcast with Alex Ferrari

We show you how to make your screenplays bulletproof by interviewing the top screenwriters, story consultants & authors in the film industry. We discuss the craft and business of screenwriting.

Directors Series Podcast

The Directors Series: A Film History Podcast

This show is dedicated to appreciating and deconstructing the work of top film directors. We breakdown the careers of film directors like Christopher Nolan, and Quentin Tarantino.

IFH ACADEMY

Premium courses to help you on your filmmaking and screenwriting path.

Courses, workshops and webinars taught by leading industry professionals at IFH Academy.

IFH ACADEMY

Spotlight

The indie film Producing Workshop

This workshop will take you through a structured crystal clear step by step process that will actually make low budget filmmaking easy and fun!

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IFH ACADEMY

film distribution blueprint

This workshop will take you through a structured crystal clear step by step process that will actually make low budget filmmaking easy and fun!

Alex Ferrari

by Alex Ferrari

IFH ACADEMY

screenwriting masterclass

You want to sell your story, right? Then you need tools. Tools that will transform your understanding of your story and to get the most from your characters.

James V. Hart

by James V. Hart

IFH ACADEMY

how to cast a bankable star

If you are hoping to sell your indie film in today's marketplace you need bankable star power to cut through the noise. We show you proven techniques that work.

Shane Stanley

by Shane Stanley

BOOKS

IFH Publishes books that help you on your creative journey

Not only has our founder Alex Ferrari written two Amazon best-selling books, but he also wanted to publish other top industry authors to help the IFH Tribe on their filmmaking and screenwriting path.

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rise of the filmtrepreneur

Do you want to turn your indie film into a profitable business? In my new book I breakdown how to actually make money with your film projects. If you are making a feature film, series or any video content, The Filmtrepreneur Method will set you up for success.

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shooting for the mob

A bipolar gangster, a naive, young film director, and Batman. What could go wrong? Alex Ferrari is a first-time film director who just got hired to direct a $20 million feature film, the only problem is the film is about Jimmy, an egomaniacal gangster who wants the film to be about his life in the mob. Based on a true story.

INDIE FILM HUSTLE TV

World's 1st streaming service for filmmakers & screenwriters

It's Netflix for the Film Industry

Access hundreds of hours of filmmaking documentaries, features, exclusive interviews, online courses, workshops & seminars. If you want to learn about screenwriting, directing actors, cameras and lenses, film distribution, or how to become a Filmtrepreneur, we have you covered.

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What filmmakers are saying

While you are here take a free course

Suzanne Lyons

Low-Budget Film Producing Series

with Suzanne Lyons

Screenwriting Masterclass

Screenwriting Video Series

with David Goyer, Nia Vadarious, Paul Haggis & Callie Khouri

Alex Ferrari Film Distribution

Film Distribution Crash Course

with Alex Ferrari