Posts Tagged ‘Filmmaker’

John Cassavetes – The Godfather of Independent Film

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John Cassavetes – The Godfather of Independent Film What comes to your mind when you first think of the name John Cassavetes? One of his iconic films probably popped into your head, didn’t it? Cassavetes wasn’t afraid to push the envelope with his films, and many of the movies we see today owe a debt…

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The Room: The Best WORST Film Ever Made!

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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…

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Deconstructing the Short Film: Cyn – A Twisted Tale

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Deconstructing the Short Film: Cyn – A Twisted Tale Next up in the Deconstructing the Short Film Series is the Short Film Cyn – A Twisted Tale. If you haven’t seen the other films in this series, Red Princess Blues and RPB: Genesis here a bit of info on this series. After many requests from…

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Deconstructing the Short Film: Red Princess Blues Genesis

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Deconstructing the Short Film: Red Princess Blues Genesis Next up in the Deconstructing the Short Film Series is the Animated Short Film Red Princess Blues Genesis. I co-directed this film with my good friend and artist Dan Cregan. After many requests from the Indie Film Hustle Tribe, I’ve decided to release my short films on my Youtube Channel.…

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Deconstructing the Short Film: Red Princess Blues

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Deconstructing the Short Film: Red Princess Blues After many requests from the Indie Film Hustle Tribe, I’ve decided to release my short films on my Youtube Channel. They’re already available on  and in my course Filmmaking Hacks but YouTube is the Tribe’s request so I have conceded. I realized that this could be a learn experience…

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Indie Film Marketing: How to Design a Website for your Film

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Creating an Image for Your Project: Design a Website! Most filmmakers and artist do not even think about marketing or distribution when creating a new project. This is where many projects fail. The first line of defense in creating a brand or image around your project is YOUR WEBSITE. Now how do you Design a Website? Designing a…

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Learn Your Craft & Stop Worshipping Film Gear

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Learn Your Craft & Stop Worshipping Film Gear You may be wondering why this article is called Learn Your Craft & Stop Worshipping Film Gear and the reason behind it is that I feel today’s filmmakers rely more on technology than the technique of filmmaking itself. I recently wrote an article on why shot composition…

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Killer Ways to Brainstorm Short Film Ideas

Killer Ways to Brainstorm Short Film Ideas Short films have become a lot more popular nowadays with the advancements in the field of media, but coming up with short film ideas can be challenging. Since short films are easier to make than the feature movies, the production cost is also a lot cheaper. One has…

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