Posts by Alex Ferrari

IFH 306: Why Filmmakers Are Programmed to Fail

programmed to fail, Morpheus, The Matrix, Neo, subconscious, Dr. Bruce Lipton, Epigenetics

Why Filmmakers Are Programmed to Fail Before we begin I need to reveal a truth to you. “The Matrix is not a movie, it’s a documentary” Believe it or not, this is true. Our internal operating system in our mind was programmed years ago when we were children. That programming runs our life through the…

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IFH 305: From Rapper to Indie Film Director with Xzibit

Xzibit, Broken ground, Xzibit directing

From Rapper to Indie Film Director with Xzibit I had the pleasure of speaking to the legendary Xzibit at the Mammoth Film Festival last month. Why is a rapper on the podcast you may ask? Well not only is Xzibit a rapper, actor, and producer but he’s also a director as well. His new indie…

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Weekly Motivation: What Are Filmmakers Afraid Of? – WATCH THIS

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Weekly Motivation: What Are Filmmakers Afraid Of? Every week I’ll be posting new videos as part of my Weekly Motivation Series to help the #IFHTribe along their filmmaking or screenwriting path. We all need some help, guidance, motivation or inspiration on our long journey in this crazy business so I hope these video help in…

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Top 10 Screenwriting & Writing Masterclass

Top 10 Screenwriting & Writing Masterclass Over the years I’ve taken many of Masterclass’ remarkable online courses. They have had and continue to get remarkable filmmakers and storytellers to teach masterclass’. Just a few of the legends they have had are Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Spike Lee, Werner Herzog, Ken Burn, and Judd Apatow just…

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IFH 301: How to Make Money as a Filmmaker with Jakob Owens

Jakob Owens, The Buffnerds, buffnerds, riviting entertainment, music videos

How to Make Money as a Filmmaker with Jakob Owens Today on the show we have director and entrepreneur Jakob Owens. Jakob is a visual director based in Los Angeles California. He began directing music videos while still in film school at ASU. He began traveling to California so much for shoots that after graduation he…

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