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After over 20 years in the film business and watching countless of my fellow filmmakers get chewed up by the Hollywood machine so I decided to create a resource dedicated to helping indie filmmakers survive and thrive in the film business. Indie Film Hustle was born!

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IFH 159: How to Build a Film Brand w/ Zombie with a Shotgun’s Hilton Ruiz

By Alex Ferrari | Jun 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hilton Ariel Ruiz, Zombie with a Shotgun

How to Build a Film Brand w/ Zombie with a Shotgun’s Hilton Ruiz I always talk about building a fan base and making art or products that can be sold to that audience. Well, today’s guest is doing just that with his viral sensation Zombie with a Shotgun. Creator Hilton Ariel Ruiz created this film property…

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How to Achieve the Film Look with Your DSLR

By Alex Ferrari | May 31, 2017 | 1 Comment
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How to Achieve the Film Look with Your DSLR The whole film vs digital debate has been raging on for decades now. I’m old school and LOVE the look of film but I also love the power and speed of shooting digital. What’s an indie filmmaker to do? Creating a convincing “film look” out of your…

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THROWBACK FRIDAY: Post Production Workflow – Understand it or DIE!

By Alex Ferrari | May 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

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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Vintage Camera Lens Library – Compare over 40 Cinema Lenses

By Alex Ferrari | May 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Vintage Camera Lens Library – Compare over 40 Cinema Lenses
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A One of a Kind Cinema Lens Resource As many of IFH Tribe knows I’ve been secretly plotting my next feature film. Trying to push myself past where I’ve been before as a filmmaker. One key part of my next few feature films will be the camera and lens choice I’ll be making to tell…

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IFH 158: How to Avoid Legal Pitfalls on Your Indie Film with Walter B. Batt Esq.

By Alex Ferrari | May 25, 2017 | 1 Comment
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How to Avoid Legal Pitfalls on Your Indie Film with Walter B. Batt Esq. If paperwork, contacts and E&O Insurance was as sexy as a new 8K camera then filmmaker would never get into legal trouble when making their film. Alas it is not sexy and filmmakers, myself included, hate even thinking about that side of…

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Breaking Down Stanley Kubrick’s Slit Scan Effect in 2001: A Space Odyssey

By Alex Ferrari | May 25, 2017 | Comments Off on Breaking Down Stanley Kubrick’s Slit Scan Effect in 2001: A Space Odyssey
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Breaking Down Stanley Kubrick’s Slit Scan Effect in 2001: A Space Odyssey Anyone who has ever heard an episode of the IFH podcast or comes to this site know what a HUGE fan I am of the legendary master Stanley Kubrick. His masterpiece will be studied for decades to come. Once eye-opening visual effect created…

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Kubrick’s Lenses – The Ultimate Guide to the Lenses Used by Stanley Kubrick

By Alex Ferrari | May 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Kubrick’s Lenses – The Ultimate Guide to the Lenses Used by Stanley Kubrick
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Kubrick’s Lenses – The Ultimate Guide to the Lenses Used by Stanley Kubrick When you here the Stanley Kubrick you think of images. One of the many reasons Kubrick was such a remarkable filmmaker was that he came to the film industry after years working as a professional photographer for publications like Look magazine. There he learned about composition, light…

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Top 50 Filmmaking Quotes to Inspire

By Alex Ferrari | May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Top 50 Filmmaking Quotes to Inspire

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

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IFH 157: How to Shoot 360 Video & Actually Make Money with Josh Gibson

By Alex Ferrari | May 18, 2017 | Comments Off on IFH 157: How to Shoot 360 Video & Actually Make Money with Josh Gibson
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How to Shoot 360 Video & Actually Make Money with Josh Gibson This week on the show we have Josh Gibson from 360 Video Academy. I know just enough about 360 video to be dangerous, and not in a good way. I wanted to bring Josh on the show to really break down the myths…

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5 Shooting Schedule Hacks That Can Save You Money

By Alex Ferrari | May 17, 2017 | Comments Off on 5 Shooting Schedule Hacks That Can Save You Money
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5 Shooting Schedule Hacks That Can Save You Money Making movies ain’t cheap. From actors to film crews to big explosions, everything appears on your budget. Sure, you can get an idea of it, after breaking down your script. But poor scheduling can bleed your production if you’re not optimizing locations, cast and crew time,…

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What is Cinema Verite?

By Jonathan Roberts | May 16, 2017 | 1 Comment
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What is Cinema Verite? Cinema Verite is a French film movement, which took place back in the 1960s. This film movement forced the movie industry to pay more attention towards incorporating natural actions and authentic dialogue into the movies, which showed people in day to day lives. Basically, the movement was about observing and capturing…

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William Goldman Screenwriting MasterClass: Learn from the Legend

By Alex Ferrari | May 15, 2017 | Comments Off on William Goldman Screenwriting MasterClass: Learn from the Legend
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William Goldman Screenwriting MasterClass “William Goldman is, by far, one of the most popular storytellers of our generation,” says Sean Edgar, an author. Stated above is one the millions of great testimonies people around the world have to say about the iconic writer, William Goldman. Though his name may not ring a bell with people…

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