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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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Troy Duffy: A Cautionary Hollywood Tale – Boondock Saints

By Alex Ferrari | Feb 9, 2017 | 1 Comment
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Troy Duffy: A Cautionary Hollywood Tale – Boondock Saints I’m always looking for success stories in the film business to study and analyze. Robert Rodriguez and El Mariachi, Kevin Smith and Clerks, and Oren Peli Paranormal Activity come to mind. A name you might not have heard of is Troy Duffy. Studying filmmaking success stories is…

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IFH 139: Why I Edited My Feature Film on DaVinci Resolve

By Alex Ferrari | Feb 6, 2017 | 1 Comment
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Why I Edited My Feature Film on DaVinci Resolve I’ve been editing features, shorts, commercial, and everything else shot on film or video for over 20 years. Editing on almost every non-linear editing system you can imagine I know what I want and like in an NLE. When it came time to edit my directorial feature…

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What’s a Private Placement Memorandum (PPM) & Why Do You Need It?

By John Rodsett | Feb 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
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What’s a Private Placement Memorandum (PPM) & Why Do You Need It? Now I know this is the sexy part of the film business byt stay with me here. In the late 1990’s, I was asked to be involved with a film that was to be funded via a Private Placement Memorandum/an LLC. My company…

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IFH 138: How to Sell Your Idea to Television with Agent Matthew Doyle

By Alex Ferrari | Feb 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
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How to Sell Your Idea to Television with Agent Matthew Doyle SPECIAL SUNDANCE EDITION of the Indie Film Hustle Podcast Today’s guest cracked open a door to a part of the industry I had no idea about, television. Matthew Doyle is a television lit agent at the Verve Talent and Literary Agency.  He’s an up…

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IFH 137: Jason Michael Berman – Producing 5 Sundance Films & Making it in Hollywood

By Alex Ferrari | Feb 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Jason Michael Berman – Producing 5 Sundance Films & Making it in Hollywood SPECIAL SUNDANCE EDITION of the Indie Film Hustle Podcast I had the honor of speaking to Jason Michael Berman at Sundance this year. He’s a Sundance vet. He has premiered 5 features at Sundance over the years and has the record for the highest…

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How to Make Prop Money for Your Indie Film

By Alex Ferrari | Feb 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
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How to Make Prop Money for Your Indie Film If you are making an action film, thriller or crime drama chances are you’ll need a briefcase FULL of prop movie cash at one point or another.  The good folks over at Indy Mogul made this video to show you how to make some amazing looking screen…

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