IFH 090: Life After Winning Sundance with Diane Bell

I always talk about not counting on the “lottery ticket” mentality that so many filmmakers today count on. Winning SundanceRead more

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Ultimate Guide to Christopher Nolan and His Directing Techniques

Nolan has built a reputation in the film industry as a grand showman and visual magician firmly in command of … Read more

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Film Production Books You Need to Read – Top 11 List 2023

1) Rise of the Filmtrepreneur: How to Turn Your Independent Film into a Profitable Business It’s harder today than ever before … Read more

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IFH 671: How I Built a Blockbuster Career Off of an Indie Film with Craig Brewer

Craig Brewer (Director/Producer) began his career as a filmmaker in Memphis, Tennessee. While working at Barnes & Noble, he learned … Read more

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IFH 667: From Short Film Script to Spielberg with Sacha Gervasi

Being a podcaster now for over 600 episodes I’ve heard all sorts of stories on how people make it in … Read more

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Top Filmmaking Podcasts: Oscar® Winners & Nominees

The Indie Film Hustle Podcast has been blessed to have the opportunity to speak to many Oscar® winners and nominees. … Read more

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Ultimate Guide To Ti West And His Directing Techniques

TI WEST’S STUDENT WORKS (2001) As an avid read of independent filmmaking blogs and news sites, I was first exposed … Read more

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Ultimate Guide To Quentin Tarantino And His Directing Techniques

MY BEST FRIEND’S BIRTHDAY (1987) Few directors are as high profile and equally controversial than Quentin Tarantino.  The man is a … Read more

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IFH 648: From Indies to Producing Oscar® Winners with Cassian Elwes

Cassian Elwes began his producing career with 1984’s Oxford Blues, starring Rob Lowe and Ally Sheedy, and has enjoyed continuing … Read more

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Ultimate Guide To David Fincher And His Directing Techniques

FIRST WORKS & THE BEAT OF THE LIVE DRUM (1984) 1999 was a watershed year for people in my generation, … Read more

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