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IFH 377: Predatory Film Distributors – The Minimum Guarantee Scam

Today on the show I continue my series on Predatory Film Distributors. An IFH Tribe member reached out to me to let me know about a scam that she almost fell for. If she hadn’t reached out to a very experienced entertainment attorney, she would have lost $90,000. I’m calling this The Minimum Guaran....

BPS 70: The Secrets of Story w/ Matt Bird

The Secrets of Story with Matt BirdYou’ve just boarded a plane. You’ve loaded your phone with your favorite podcasts, but before you can pop in your earbuds, disaster strikes: The guy in the next seat starts telling you all about something crazy that happened to him–in great detail. This is the unwelcome storyteller, trying to con....

IFH 376: Selling 10K DVDs & Building an Indie Empire w/ Mark Harris

Today on the show we have Filmtrepreneur Mark Harris. Mark is a self-taught filmmaker. His movies have been distributed by major distributors and he’s self-distributed many of his earlier films and sold hundreds of thousands of copies in the US and overseas. Mark was born and raised in the Englewood ....

BPS 65: How NOT to Get Screwed on a Screenwriting Assignment

Today on the show I going to be discussing how NOT to get screwed on a screenwriting assignment. According to Wikipedia isA screenwriter can also be approached and offered an assignment. Assignment scripts are generally adaptations of an existing idea or property owned by the hiring company, but can....

FiLMLaB Writers Room

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