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For the past few days I’ve been checking out film festivals determining which ones may be good fits for the short I’m co-producing “Accused”.  It sounds easy enough, but the truth is there are lots...

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Indies Worth Getting To Know (Pt. 1)

October 17, 2009 | 2 Comments

Beginning this week I thought we’d take a look at some of the websites involved in financing, marketing and distributing independent films.   One common denominator among the ones which have been selected is that they all...

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Film Short: Notes From A First Time Producer

October 13, 2009 | 4 Comments

Some of you may not be aware of this, but I’m currently co-producing  my first film short “Accused”.  We have completed auditions, found crew and selected most of our locations, so I thought I’d share some tips ,which may...

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Eyeballing Online Distribution With Film Annex

October 10, 2009 | 2 Comments

Indie filmmakers are always on the lookout for new distribution venues for their projects and one online film distribution company and Web TV Network bound to generate interest is Film Annex.  Its mission is to...

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Film Short: Giving Hope To Filmmakers

October 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

Since most of us won’t be fortunate enough to hear producer Ted Hope speak in London as the keynote speaker at Power to the Pixel’s Cross Media Film Forum Day this month, I thought I’d...

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Who Says Producing Is No Joke?

October 3, 2009 | 2 Comments

Since I’m co-producing my first short, “Accused”, I decided to expolore the net in search of blogs and websites that can help me develop professionally. Much to my surprise, I didn’t find as much out there for aspiring producers as...

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Filmmaking: Day For Night

September 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you’re interested in low budget filmmaking techniques, check out this video from RICKVANMAN, producer of the comedy spoof “The Vampire Slayers”.  In it, he demonstrates how to shoot footage in the daytime and have...

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FILM SHORT: Sitting in The Director’s Chair

September 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

] One free Ezine that I look forward to receiving every month is The Director’s Chair from Director Peter D. Marshall and this week was no exception. I was surprised to note, however, that September’s Issue...

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One thing about being an indie film producer with a limited budget is that you try to find ways to increase your knowledge and save money.  In some areas, such as drawing up contracts protecting...

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Film Short: Which Websites are Worth Paying For?

September 15, 2009 | 7 Comments

Every week I receive several emails promising to deliver a wealth of knowledge related to the filmmaking industry and all I have to is ….yeah, that’s right, click on the link and pay for the latest course, ebook or access...

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