IFH 499: From Sundance Sleeper Hit To Blockbuster Career

Chris Sparling, An Uzi at the Alamo, Buried, Chris Sparling, Down A Dark Hall, Greenland, Greenland: Migration, Intrusion, Mercy, Reincarnate, Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival, The Sea of Trees, From Sundance Sleeper Hit To Blockbuster Career

From Sundance Sleeper Hit To Blockbuster Career with Chris Sparling It’s always way fun to have a guest who is also a fan of the show. This week’s guest is definitely a member of the tribe. We chatted up pre-interview about some of his favorite IFH podcast episodes like Ed Burns and Joe Carnahan and…

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IFH 494: Adventures in Bad Distribution Deals with Heather Turman

Adventures in Bad Distribution Deals with Heather Turman I am delighted to have as a guest on the show today, Filmmaker, comedian and podcaster, Heather Turman. She’s the creator and writer of the feature film, Stuck, starring Joel McHale, Heather Matarazzo, and SNL’s Chris Redd. And host of the Indie Women Podcast on Youtube. Darby…

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Guide to Surviving Your First Film Production

Guide to Surviving Your First Film Production So you finally got your production going or you just got hired on one. Here are some tips to help you survive your first film production. Top 15 Mistakes Most Beginner Filmmakers Make Beginners in the filmmaking industry are always making mistakes and this has led to boring…

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Top 50 Filmmaking Quotes to Inspire

Top 50 Filmmaking Quotes to Inspire Anyone who has ever listen to the IFH Podcasts knows that I start off every episode with a filmmaking quote. I decided to put together a list of some of my favorite filmmaking quotes from some of the masters of the medium. Without further ado enjoy the inspiration. Pick…

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Film Production Books You Need to Read – 2021 Top Ten List

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Film Production Books You Need to Read – 2021 Top Ten List 1) Indie Film Production: The Craft of Low Budget Filmmaking Indie Film Production explains the simple, basic, clear cut role of the independent film producer. Raising funds to do your dream project, producing award-winning films with a low budget, putting name actors on your…

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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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IFH 486: Directing the End of the World with Zoe Lister-Jones

Directing the End of the World with Zoe Lister-Jones Our guest today is a triple threat. Actress, filmmaker, and writer, Zoe Lister-Jones, who made headways in 2017 with her all-female crew directorial debut, Band Aid. The decision was inspired to foster new creative experiences amidst the staggering inequity on sets. A couple who can’t stop…

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IFH 479: Bringing Comedy to Netflix with Iliza Shlesinger

Bringing Comedy and Real-Life Tragedy to Netflix with Iliza Shlesinger Let’s pivot a bit, shall we? I have with me today, entertainment triple threat, Iliza Shlesinger. The award-winning standup comedian, actor, writer, producer, and author, is one of the most natural entertainers there is, out here. Her new film Good on Paper premieres on Netflix…

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IFH 478: Billie Eilish and Truth in Filmmaking with RJ Cutler

Billie Eilish and Truth in Filmmaking with RJ Cutler Our guest today, RJ Cutler opened up 2021 with his raw, emotional and remarkable new documentary Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry. He’s a phenomenal documentary and TV director and producer with nearly thirty years of experience in the business.  The $2 million dollars documentary…

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