No Film School Needed – Direct & Sell Six Features in Two Years with Elizabeth Blake-Thomas
I have an inspirational treat for you today. On the show, we have writer/producer/director Elizabeth Blake-Thomas. She has recently financed, written, directed and sold six feature films in the past two years, with no professional film school training. Elizabeth has been involved in the creative industries for over 30 years. Studying drama from a young age led her to run theatre schools, train other students and companies and work in various creative industries, culminating in where she is now, a director and writer.
When I heard her story I had to hunt her down and find out how she did it. BTW, she’s not stopping, Elizabeth is currently in prep for three more feature films. Talk about hustle. She is the definition of the phrase “INDIE FILM HUSTLE.”
She is proof that no film school is needed. Enjoy my conversation with Elizabeth Blake-Thomas.
LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
- Elizabeth Blake-Thomas – Official Site
- Elizabeth Blake-Thomas – IMDB
- Elizabeth Blake-Thomas – LinkedIn
- Elizabeth Blake-Thomas – Facebook
- BlackBox – Make Passive Income From Your Footage
- Studio Unknown Audio Post – Mention the IFH podcast, and you’ll receive 50% off one day of ADR
- Streamlette.com – Submit Your Film (3x Amazon’s Royalty Rate)
- How to Shoot and Direct an Improvised Feature Film in 24 hours
- Filmmaker in a Box – Learn How to Make an Indie Film
- Martin Scorsese Film Directing Masterclass
- Ron Howard Film Directing Masterclass
- Judd Apatow Comedy Writing/Directing Masterclass
- Aaron Sorkin Screenwriting Master Class
- FreeFilmBook.com (Download Your FREE Filmmaking Audio Book)
- IFH MASTERS CIRCLE – Filmmaking Community
- IFH’s Online Film School
- Six Secrets to get into Film Festivals for FREE!
BONUS: Filmmaking Resources
- Martin Scorsese’s Film Directing MasterClass (Watch it for FREE for 7 days)
- Ron Howard’s Film Directing MasterClass (Watch it for FREE for 7 days)
- Filmmaking Hacks: Filmmaking Master Course
- Directing Actors Film Workshop
- USC Film School’s ONLY Online Course: Directing the Actor
- Film Lighting MasterClass
- Recording Sound for Indie Film
- The Art of Micro-Budget Filmmaking
- Cinematography MasterClass
- Film Festival Hacks: Submit Like a Pro
- Self-Distributing Your Film Online
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