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FSS Ep 12 Happy Halloween: Wendy Lynn Staats & Growing up w/ Local Legends

I'm so excited to welcome best friends, creative partners & fellow paranormal explorers Wendy Lynn Staats and Max Timm to talk about some of the local Wisconsin Legends & local ghost stories they grew up with. In addition to Beast of Bray Road, St Kilian's Cemetery, Germantown's Mary Buth House & Haunchy....

"The Ride" by Kimberly Truong, Grand Prize Winner, Table Read My Screenplay

We are proud to present The Table Read My Screenplay 2020 Genre Grand Prize winning short script, The Ride by Kimberly Truong The role of Catherine will be played by Amy SullivanJess is read by Karisa Tateand the Store Assistant is Scott MarkusWith narration by Felicity Wren Logline: When a wannabe ....

Baltimore Screenwriting Competition

BALTIMORE SCREENWRITERS COMPETITIONCELEBRATES 10th ANNIVERSARYENTRY Calling all screenwriters!  The Baltimore Film Office is now accepting entries for the 10th annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition. Applicants can submit in the feature or shorts categories. The top entries in both categories win cash prizes, all access passes to the ....

ISA Virtual Pitch Challenge

Are you ready to pitch your script to a panel of industry professionals? Here's your opportunity! Submit your 90 second videos to be considered to pitch live during the ISA Virtual Pitch Panel on November 19th. It's free to submit and all are welcome to attend the Pitch Panel, even if you're not chosen to pitch. Our mission, as ....

IFH 407: The Million Dollar Self Distribution Experiment, "Monsters of Man"

When I wrote my book Rise of the Filmtrepreneur I hoped it would help filmmakers around the world. I never thought that a filmmaker halfway around the world would read it and change his entire marketing and distri....

BPS 084: The Movie Script Selling Game with Kathie Fong Yoneda

Today on the show we have studio veteran, story consultant, and best-selling author of The Script Selling Game- 2nd edition: A Hollywood Insider’s Look at Getting Your Script Sold and Produced  Kathie Fong Yoneda. The Script-Selling Game is like having a mentor in the business who answers your ques....

IFH 404: How to Squeeze Money Out of Your Indie Film with Patrick Solomon

Today on the show we have filmmaker and Filmtrepreneur Patrick Solomon. Patrick is the mastermind behind the celebrated film Finding Joe. Finding Joe is an exploration of famed Mythologist Joseph Campbell’s studies and their continuing impact on our culture. Through interviews with visionaries from ....

Interview with Jeff Barnaby, Pitching, Zombies, and Cannes

Episode 347Topics include Blood Quantum (2019) a new Horror Movie Jeff Barnaby wrote and and directed. They also talk about pitching film projects at the Cannes Film Market.Blood Quantum is a high concept zombie movie with a cast that includes Devery Jacobs (American Gods) and Michael Greyeyes (True Detective).....

IFH 402: Debunking Myths & the Future of Indie Film with Emily Best

Today on the show we have returning champion Emily Best. Emily is the founder and CEO of the crowdfunding platform Seed&Spark, which she started with a group of independent creators after the challenges and lessons of producing my first feature film, Like the Water.  “Storytelling can change the....

Movie and TV Show Idea Contest (II)

Script Pipeline's Great Movie Idea Contest is searching for original feature film concepts. Ideally, unique stories a global, diverse audience can connect with. Any genre, studio-level or indie, is accepted. Completed scripts are not reviewed, nor are entrants required to have a screenplay, as we help develop the selected pitches. The company’s ....

BPS 80: Writing for TV/Streaming Platforms w/ Michael Jamin

Today on the show we have writer and showrunner Michael Jamin. Michael has been writing for television since 1996.  His many credits include Just Shoot Me, King of the Hill, Beavis & Butthead, Wilfred, Out of Practice, Rules of Engagement, Lopez and Tacoma FD. He’s also served as Executive Produc....

Interview with Christian Sesma and His New Crime/Thriller

Episode 346This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Filmmaker Christian Sesma.They talk about his latest Crime/Thriller Paydirt (2020) which stars actors Val Kilmer, Murielle Telio and Luke Goss.Christian Sesma is the Writer/Director of other movies including The Night Crew (2015). Topics in this episode of the podcast include how Sesma was able to....

IFH 401: How to Shoot a Feature Film in Two Days with Grant Pichla

Today on the show we have a director who shot a time travel feature film in two days, his name is Grant Pichla and his film is called Making Time. Making Time’s 110 pages were shot in just two crazy, fast-paced days, separated by seven months and a house renovation. After traveling back in time, a....

BPS 077: Wired for Story – How to Become a Story Genius with Lisa Cron

Do you feel like you have a screenplay inside of you but don’t know how to bring it to life? Today’s guest Lisa Cron might be able to help. Lisa is story coach and the best-selling author of Wired for Story: The Writer’s Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence ....

IFH 400: Creating a Film Riot During COVID-19 with Ryan Connolly

Well, we made it. #400! I couldn’t have imagined that when I started this little podcast back in 2015 that we would ever get here. I say “we” because I couldn’t have done it with the IFH Tribe’s love and support over the years. I am humbled, grateful, and honored to have the privilege to serv....

IFH 396: Confessions of a Distributor Turned Filmmaker w/ Jeff Deverett

I’m so excited to bring this episode to the IFH Tribe I can barely contain myself. Today on the show we have ex-distributor turned filmmaker Jeff Deverett. Jeff reached out to me after reading my book Rise of the Filmtrepreneur: How to Turn Your Indie Film into a Moneymaking Business. He wanted to te....

International Film Festival of Wales

We LOVE independent films! From the shoe-string budget, to the crowd funded, to the indie moguls. This is our 13th year and we are excited to share even more incredible movies and screenplays with passionate audiences in the heart of Wales.To date we have screened over 450 independent movies and awarded over 75 awards to more than 50 different film....

IFH 394: Using Filmmaking for Change in the World w/ Jon Fitzgerald

Today on the show we have filmmaker and author Jon Fitzgerald. Jon has twenty-five years of experience in the independent film, internet, and film festival communities, a rare leader with a unique combination of skills.  As a filmmaker, he has produced a number of award-winning documentaries; and as a ....