Posts by Alex Ferrari

David Lynch’s Screenplay (Download)

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David Lynch’s Screenplay (Download) Take a listen to the legendary David Lynch as he discusses his screenwriting and filmmaking process. The screenplays below are the only ones that are available online. If you find any of his missing screenplays please leave the link in the comment section. When you are done reading take a listen to iTunes…

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BPS 030: Inside HBO’s Writers Room with Showrunner Daniel Knauf

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Inside HBO’s Writers Room with Showrunner Daniel Knauf Today’s guest is writer and showrunner, Daniel Knauf. Daniel Knauf had a couple of small credits to his name—a TV movie here, a stint on Wolf Lake there—when he managed to sell the intricate Great Depression-era genre show Carnivàle to HBO. The series, an intricate blend of meticulously researched period detail…

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Indie Film Hustle TV – December 2018 Releases

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Indie Film Hustle TV – December Releases First off thank you for all the support that the IFH Tribe has given to IFHTV. It has been overwelling and that’s why I’m so busy acquiring and producing amazing new content for you every month. I’ll be doing these posts one a month to tell you all…

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IFH 282: So You Didn’t Get Into Sundance…Neither Did I

So You Didn’t Get Into Sundance…Neither Did I Well, it’s that time of year again when filmmakers around the world get that dreaded rejection letter from the Sundance Film Festival. Below is my rejection email: RE:  On the Corner of Ego and Desire Dear Alex, On behalf of the entire Programming team for the Sundance…

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IFH 281: Shooting from the Heart at Sundance with Diane Bell

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Shooting from the Heart at Sundance with Diane Bell Today’s guest is returning champion writer/director Diane Bell. Diane and I go way back. I had the pleasure of working on her first feature film OBSELIDIA, which won two awards at Sundance. The film makes it’s IFHTV Premiere this week. Check out the trailer below.  Here’s…

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Mira Nair Masterclass [WATCH] Learn Independent Filmmaking

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Mira Nair Masterclass [WATCH] Learn Independent Filmmaking With a career that highlights the lives of those “in between”—from street children to the culturally marginalized—Oscar-nominated director Mira Nair approaches filmmaking with the “heart of a poet and the skin of an elephant.” Spurred on by rejection, she’s fought to illuminate untold stories and voices since her…

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Dan Brown Masterclass: [WATCH] Learn Writing How to Write Thrillers

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Dan Brown Masterclass: Learn Writing How to Write Thrillers In his first-ever online class, best-selling author Dan Brown teaches his step-by-step process for turning ideas into gripping narratives, crafting intriguing characters, and building layers of suspense. Through case studies and classes at his home office, plus a scene deconstruction from The Da Vinci Code, Dan…

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IFH 279: How to Self Distribute Your Niche Indie Film with Brad Olsen

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How to Self Distribute Your Niche Indie Film with Brad Olsen Today’s guest is returning champion Brad Olsen, director of the documentary Off the Tracks. This time we discuss his misadventure in distribution. After meeting over 40 traditional distributors Brad decided the best path for his film was self distribution. I’ve always said that self…

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IFHTV Update: BLACK FRIDAY WEEK LONG SALE

IFHTV Update: BLACK FRIDAY WEEK LONG SALE Black Friday week is finally here. I wanted to do something special for the IFH Tribe this week so I decided to create a special sale for you guys. Between Today and Cyber Monday, if you sign up for Indie Film Hustle TV receive another FREE MONTH to give…

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