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When I started on my journey I was not prepared for everything I needed to know and understand in order to be a working indie filmmaker. This is one of the main reasons I started Indie Film Hustle. Today's indie filmmaker doesn't just have to be a great storyteller but also a screenwriter, marketer, distributor, and entrepreneur.
You can, of course, hire people along your path to help you with areas you do not have experience in but you should always be as educated as possible in every facet of the film business. The more knowledge you have, the more dangerous of a filmmaker you become. Be dangerous my friend! Below is some info that'll get you started.
If you are going to make an indie film or series
YOU NEED TO WATCH THIS VIDEO
Make a feature film for $1000? Sounds crazy right? Well if you don’t know Mark Duplass you should get to know him. Mark and his brother Jay Duplass are most widely known for making the indie film hits “The Puffy Chair” and “Safety Not Guaranteed.”
Coming from the “Mumblecore” indie film movement, a style of low-budget film typically characterized by the use of nonprofessional actors and naturalistic or improvised performances, he had some great advice for independent filmmakers
“You should design the aesthetic of the movie so that it doesn’t feel like less than a $200,000 movie but it feels squarely like a $1,000 movie.”