Posts by Alex Ferrari

Troy Duffy: A Cautionary Hollywood Tale – Boondock Saints

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Troy Duffy: A Cautionary Hollywood Tale – Boondock Saints I’m always looking for success stories in the film business to study and analyze. Robert Rodriguez and El Mariachi, Kevin Smith and Clerks, and Oren Peli Paranormal Activity come to mind. A name you might not have heard of is Troy Duffy. Studying filmmaking success stories is…

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Filmmaking Books You Need to Read – Top Ten List

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Filmmaking Books You Need to Read – Top Ten List   1) Rebel without a Crew by Robert Rodriguez This is one of the first filmmaking books I read at film school and is still one of the best ever written. In Rebel Without a Crew, famed independent screenwriter and director Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, Sin City 2,…

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IFH 313: Why You Are Failing Your Filmmaking Dream

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Why You Are Failing Your Filmmaking Dream WARNING: Listening to this episode might shake up your life.  Seriously, on today’s episode, I get RAW and REAL with the tribe. This is by far one of the most impactful episodes I’ve ever recorded. Truth bombs will be dropped. Hearts may be broken. The purpose of this episode…

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IFH 311: Making Your First Blockbuster: Write It. Film It. Blow it Up! with Paul Dudbridge

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Making Your First Blockbuster: Write It. Film It. Blow it Up! with Paul Dudbridge Today’s guest is Paul Dudbridge, author of Making Your First Blockbuster: Write It. Film It. Blow it Up! Paul Dudbridge is a British director, producer, cinematographer, and educator, making feature films, television, commercials, and music videos. Paul started producing at the age…

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