Posts by Alex Ferrari

IFH 271: Going Undercover and Directing for VICE with Natalia Leite

Natalia Leite, M.F.A, Bare, Life as a Truck-Stop Stripper, Be Here Nowish

Going Undercover and Directing for VICE with Natalia Leite Today’s guest is writer/director Natalia Leite. This director is one of the bravest filmmakers I’ve ever met. Her work on the VICE documentary ‘Life as a Truck-Stop Stripper was breathtaking. Not only did she direct the piece but one of the subjects in the film as well. Take a look…

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BPS 027: How to Story Map Your Screenplay with Daniel Calvisi

Daniel Calvisi, Story Maps

How to Break Down & Story Map Your Screenplay with Daniel Calvisi Today’s guest is author Daniel Calvisi. Dan wrote the book Story Maps: How to Write a GREAT Screenplay. He breaks down stories and shows you how to map out your own by analyzing how the masters construct their screenplays. Here’s a bit more on today’s guest.…

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IFH 270: Changing the World with Your Documentary with Susan Kucera

Susan Kucera, Living in the Future's Past, Jeff Bridges

Changing the World with Your Documentary with Susan Kucera Today on the show we have documentarian, Susan Kucera. Here new film Living in the Future’s Past stars Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges. Check out the trailer.  We discuss the power of documentaries, how she became the cinematographer and editor on all her films and how she…

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THROWBACK FRIDAY: The Art of the $6000 Feature Film with Joshua Caldwell

Please note: Throwback Fridays are archival episodes from the Indie Film Hustle Podcast. After many requests from the IFH Tribe to bring back some of the show’s best episodes, I decided to create Throwback Fridays. These episodes will not be posted every week but at least twice a month…if not more. There are so much amazing info and knowledge…

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BPS 025: Writing Screenplays that Actually Sell with Lucy V. Hay

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Writing Screenplays that Actually Sell with Lucy V. Hay Today on the show we have Lucy V. Hay from Bang2Write. Lucy is an author and script editor, living in Devon with her husband, three children, and six cats. Lucy is the associate producer of Brit Thrillers Deviation (2012) and Assassin (2015) both starring Danny Dyer. In…

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How to make a $1,000 Feature Film with Jay & Mark Duplass

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How to make a $1,000 Feature Film with Jay and Mark Duplass Make a feature film for $1000? Sounds crazy right? Well if you don’t know Mark Duplass you should get to know him. Mark and his brother Jay Duplass are most widely know for making the indie film hits “The Puffy Chair” and “Safety Not Guaranteed.”…

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IFH 267: The RAW TRUTH – Self Distribution vs Traditional Distribution

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The RAW TRUTH – Self Distribution vs Traditional Distribution LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE, self-distribution vs traditional distribution!!! I wanted to finally create an HONEST resource for indie filmmakers to learn the TRUTH about both forms of distributing their films. I get into the weeds on this one and talk about my experience self-distributing my film,…

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