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[WATCH] All of Robert Rodriguez’s 10 Minute Film School

Robert Rodriguez’s 10 Minute Film Schools – ALL OF THEM I’ve been a huge fan of the way writer/director Robert Rodriguez makes his films. The almost total creative control within the studio system is remarkable. Before Youtube film schools there was the 10-minute film schools on every DVD release of any Robert Rodriguez film. These 10 minute film…

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Doing the Acting Hustle with Cuyle Carvin

Doing the Acting Hustle with Cuyle Carvin As a clumsy, hefty middle-aged writer, I can tell you this: Cuyle Carvin is the one dude I’d want to be reincarnated as. Frankly, this could happen as Cuyle is a proponent of the supernatural and is drawn to Salem, Massachusetts where he’s been told by many psychics…

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180 Degree Rule – Understand the “Line” or DIE!

180 Degree Rule – Understand it or DIE! You might here on set a DP or camera guy discuss the 180 Degree Rule and say: “You can’t put the camera there, you’ll cross the line” There’s a lot more to shooting a great scene than just planting a camera somewhere and yelling action. We all want…

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THROWBACK FRIDAY: Linda Seger – How to Make a Good Script Great

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’s so much amazing info and knowledge bombs…

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3 Stereotypes to Avoid Becoming On a Film Set

3 Stereotypes to Avoid Becoming On a Film Set Often the biggest problem stopping new or inexperienced crew continuing to get work is their attitude. Sometimes it is the fact that they just can’t fulfill the job, but most of the time it all boils down to their attitude and how they approach the tasks.…

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[Watch] Top Ten BEST Filmmaking Courses Online

Top Ten BEST Filmmaking Courses Online I’m always asked what the top filmmaking courses online I’d recommend to filmmakers. As Jack Nicolson says: “If you don’t keep learning, you die.” I am a HUGE consumer of online courses of all types. I’m a visual learner and online courses help me keep my skills sharp. Below I’ve…

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Deconstructing the Short Film: Cyn – A Twisted Tale

Deconstructing the Short Film: Cyn – A Twisted Tale Next up in the Deconstructing the Short Film Series is the Short Film Cyn – A Twisted Tale. If you haven’t seen the other films in this series, Red Princess Blues and RPB: Genesis here a bit of info on this series. After many requests from…

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Deconstructing the Short Film: Red Princess Blues Genesis

Deconstructing the Short Film: Red Princess Blues Genesis Next up in the Deconstructing the Short Film Series is the Animated Short Film Red Princess Blues Genesis. I co-directed this film with my good friend and artist Dan Cregan. After many requests from the Indie Film Hustle Tribe, I’ve decided to release my short films on my Youtube Channel.…

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