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IFH 035: What Happens After You Win the SXSW Film Festival with Brant Sersen

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What Happens After You Win the SXSW Film Festival?

Have you always wonder what happens to indie filmmakers who win HUGE film festivals like the SXSW Film Festival? Well, wonder no more.

I’ve invited one of my oldest friends onto the show, Brant Sersen, the writer, and director of the SXSW Audience Award-winning film “Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Storystarring Rob Corddry.

Some other films he’s directed are Release, Splinterheads, and Sanatorium.

Over the years I’ve heard Brant tell me all sorts of stories about his misadventures in Hollywood. So if you are expecting a “Entourage” style story you’re on the wrong website.

What I try to do with Indie Film Hustle is to give you the no BS info, stories, and experiences you can only get by being in the heat of battle. Brant Sersen’s story is no different.

Brant shares his ups and down on the Hollywood roller coaster, what it takes to make it as a working filmmaker and shares behind the scenes stories of working with big name talent. Enjoy the podcast!

Here’s the trailer to Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story:

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