IFH 450: The Art of the $9000 Micro Budget Indie Film with Edward Burns

Right-click here to download the MP3 We have made it to 450 episodes of the Indie Film Hustle Podcast. The … Read more

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IFH 160: Edward Burns – The Craft of the Low Budget Indie Film (The Brothers McMullen 2.0)

Right-click here to download the MP3 The 1995 film The Brothers McMullen was a game-changer. Not only did it start … Read more

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How Spielberg, Lucas & Kasdan Created ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ (Story Conference Transcript)

Ever wonder how George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Lawrence Kasdan came up with the screenplay of the masterpiece Raiders of … Read more

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What is Black Comedy? (5 Steps to Write the Perfect Dark Scene)

We are often asked for advice on how to write a successful black comedy scene. Here’s a quick checklist that … Read more

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What is Mise en Scéne? – Definition and Examples

Working in the film business you hear many “inside” terms on a set like Apple box, MOS, montage don’t cross … Read more

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Consulting and Personal Coaching No matter where you are on your filmmaking journey we can help get there faster. We … Read more

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IFH 499: From Sundance Sleeper Hit To Blockbuster Career

Right-click here to download the MP3 It’s always way fun to have a guest who is also a fan of … Read more

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Ultimate Guide to Christopher Nolan and His Directing Techniques

Nolan has built a reputation in the film industry as a grand showman and visual magician firmly in command of … Read more

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What is Auteur Theory? – Definition and Examples

What is Auteur Theory and Why Is It Important? Auteur Theory is a way of looking at films that state that … Read more

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IFH 653: Dropping Acid & Winning an Oscar® with Ghost Screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin

At age five, Bruce Rubin had a spiritual experience playing in a sandbox in the middle of the afternoon. The … Read more

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