WATCH: Robert Rodriguez’s The Director’s Chair (Film School) Robert Rodriguez is an indie filmmaking legend. His book Rebel without a Crew: Or How a 23-Year-Old Filmmaker With $7,000 Became a Hollywood Player is required reading for any filmmaker. From the mythical El Marachi to Sin City to Alita: Battle Angel Robert has done it all. He…

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How to Make Prop Money for Your Indie Film If you are making an action film, thriller, or crime drama chances are you’ll need a briefcase FULL of prop movie cash at one point or another.  The good folks over at Indy Mogul made this video to show you how to make some amazing looking screen…

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Please Note: Once you press play it will take a few seconds for the episode to start playing. Why Most Independent Films NEVER Make Any Money I’ve been thinking about doing this podcast for a long time. In the tradition of Why Filmmakers are Always So Damn Broke & What They Can Do to Change…

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The Art of the 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 ’80s. Then I began to think about the importance of typography and design…

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