IFH 005: Do I Need to Move to Los Angeles to Make it in the Film Business?

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Do I Need to Move to Los Angeles to Make it in the Film Business?

So you want to move to Los Angeles and make it big in Hollywood. The question is should you? Do you need to? When should you if you do? What kind of plan should I have in place? What should you do if you live in another country? All will be answered in this episode.

My journey to Los Angeles is a long and painful one, as I’m sure it is for many. The first time I attempted to leave my small pond of Miami, FL and make a go of it in Los Angeles I had my butt handed to me.

Los Angeles ate me alive and I had over $300 in parking tickets. Rough! I went back to Miami with my tail between my legs. It took me six years before I would make another attempt but this time I sold my house in Florida and almost everything I owned and had my girlfriend (my wife now) in tow.


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I knew three people in Los Angeles and had no job prospects but everything worked out great. Take a listen to this transplants story and see if moving to Hollywood makes sense for you.

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