Posts Tagged ‘indie film’

Stunt Driver: The Definitive Guide To Becoming A Pro

The Definitive Guide To Becoming A Professional Stunt Driver “Professional stunt driver” may be the greatest job title in history. I am not a Hollywood A-lister, but I’ve claimed the title of professional stunt driver several times. I’ve worked on many film projects and have been hired as a full time stunt driver on two…

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[WATCH] All of Robert Rodriguez’s 10 Minute Film School

Robert Rodriguez’s 10 Minute Film Schools – ALL OF THEM I’ve been a huge fan of the way writer/director Robert Rodriguez makes his films. The almost total creative control within the studio system is remarkable. Before Youtube film schools there was the 10-minute film schools on every DVD release of any Robert Rodriguez film. These 10 minute film…

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Doing the Acting Hustle with Cuyle Carvin

Doing the Acting Hustle with Cuyle Carvin As a clumsy, hefty middle-aged writer, I can tell you this: Cuyle Carvin is the one dude I’d want to be reincarnated as. Frankly, this could happen as Cuyle is a proponent of the supernatural and is drawn to Salem, Massachusetts where he’s been told by many psychics…

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Deconstructing the Short Film: Cyn – A Twisted Tale

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

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

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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Top Ten Best Screenplays Ever Written

Top Ten Best Screenplays Ever Written If you want to be a screenwriter you have to read screenplays. There’s no better place to start than then reading the masters of the craft. The Writers Guild of America (WGA) published this list of the top ten best screenplays ever written and I would have to agree. My personal…

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

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

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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