Posts by Alex Ferrari

BPS 051: The Coffee Break Screenwriter with Pilar Alessandra

The Coffee Break Screenwriter with Pilar Alessandra I’ve been trying to get today’s guest on the show for months. Pilar Alessandra is an author, podcaster, and script consultant. She’s the director of the popular writing program “On The Page,” author of “The Coffee Break Screenwriter” and host of the “On the Page Podcast.” Pilar started her career…

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IFH 337: Directing 70+ Feature Films & Making Money with Mike Feifer

Directing 70+ Feature Films & Making Money with Mike Feifer I have a treat for the tribe today. In this episode, I  speak to prolific film producer/writer/director Mike Feifer. Mike has directed over 70 films and produced over 100 feature films. His approach to filmmaking is true indie film hustle. He write/produces and directs 7-10…

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IFH 336: Personal Branding and Why I Legally Changed My Name

Personal Branding and Why I Legally Changed My Name In today’s world, personal branding is more important than ever. I wanted to discuss what personal branding is, how to go about it and examples of how other world-famous filmmakers branded themselves. What is the definition of personal branding? Personal branding is the practice of marketing…

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How Quentin Tarantino Steals From Other Filmmakers

How Quentin Tarantino Steals From Other Filmmakers I just saw Quentin Tarantino’s new film and loved it. I’ve been a fan of Tarantino since . Love him or hate him he has made an impact on cinema. One thing I always hear about Tarantino’s work is how he steals from other films. I hate to…

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IFH 334: How to Direct a Sex Scene with John Bucher

How to Direct a Sex Scene with John Bucher We have a special episode today. I wanted to discuss a topic that NEVER gets discussed until minutes before the cameras begin to roll, shooting sex scenes. Loving making or sex scenes are like walking through a field of landmines. I’ve shot these kinds of scenes…

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BPS 050: The Alchemy of Storytelling with John Bucher

The Alchemy of Storytelling with John Bucher We made it to 50 EPISODES! So grateful the show has taken off. Thanks for all the support! Today on the show we have storytelling guru John Bucher, who is a renowned strategist, communicator, and cultural mythologist based out of Hollywood, California. Disruptor named him one of the…

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IFH 333: Inside the World of Cooke Optics with Les Zellan

Inside the World of Cooke Optics with Les Zellan Today on the show we have the chairman of the legendary Cooke Optics empire. For over 100 years, Cooke has been at the centre of the filmmaking business. We’ve been listening to the community of which we are a part. We lead by introducing new products…

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