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Respecting the Shoestring

“Can you make a theatrical feature film for $25K?” This is (basically) the title of a rather long thread on LinkedIn. Here is an excerpt of the kinds of responses…

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Reach the World with M&E

When it comes time to sell your movie you don’t want to be limited to English speaking audiences only. It is true that some countries like Sweden thrive…

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Tinfoil Hats

Its not just alien abductees who put on tinfoil hats. Directors, producers, pastors, and kids do it too. Even I am guilty of trying to shield my thoughts…

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What I want doesn’t matter

There are several differences between a professional and an amateur – talent is not one of them. Many amateurs make amazing product. The point I want to touch today is a…

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The Three Parts to Big Sound

The Setup A little while ago I was talking to a young filmmaker about how to get that “Big Sound” associated with movies. This particular enthusiast said that…

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