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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Screenwriting Blueprint: How to Create a Bulletproof Screenplay Structure Screenplay Structure is something that every agent, editor, publisher, Hollywood executive, public speaker, marketer and storyteller talks about, to the point that it can seem complicated, intricate, mysterious and hard to master. So legendary script consultant Michael Hauge (writer of Writing Screenplays That Sell) wanted to give…Read More
Pulp Fiction: Breaking Down Quentin Tarantino’s Masterpiece In 1994, pulp fiction became the first independent film to gross more than $200 million. Over two decades later, the American neo-noir crime black comedy film is still Quentin Tarantinos’ finest work, a movie that changed modern cinema. So what went into the making of the movie that…Read More
The Room – A Cinematic Disaster There are bad movies, there are worse movies and then there is The Room which is so terribly awful that it has transcended to being good. Though it has gained popularity as a cult movie, it is simply disastrous. And possibly the best worst movie ever made. The Room’s writer/director/star/producer Tommy Wiseau…Read More
What the Heck is a Line Producer with Sevier Crespo I’ve been asked by the tribe to do a show on what the heck is a line producer. Ask and you may receive. Today’s guest is Line Producer Sevier Crespo. Sevier is line producer that works in the indie film world. He knows how to handle…Read More
Reservoir Dogs: Breaking Down Quentin Tarantino’s Masterpiece Quentin Tarantino had begun his career in the late 80s when he directed and wrote the film, My Best Friend’s Birthday. That screenplay, later on, formed the foundation for the film True Romance, directed by the legendary Tony Scott. His career got off to an incredible start when his…Read More
How to Pitch Your Screenplay or Film Idea Pitching your screenplay idea to an investor, actor or studio executive is one of the toughest parts of being a storyteller. Many screenwriters and filmmakers freeze up when they go into “the room“. Paul Castro, writer of Warner Brother’s August Rush (Starring Robin Williams) lays down some amazing…Read More