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IFH 200: How to Sell Your Indie Film Using Ninja Facebook Hacks with Kyle ProhaskaWe all want to make money selling our feature films or streaming series but getting peoples attention in this noisy world is pretty impossible. We...
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How to Go From a 6K Micro-Budget to Directing a 100K Feature Film with Joshua CaldwellEver wondered what happens to those directors who make a micro-budget feature film? Do they ever sell that film? Do they ever get to direct a...
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IFH Episode 198: The AFM Wrap Up (Indie Film Hustle Edition)I had the pleasure of attending this year's AFM (The American Film Market). This was my first time actually walking the entire market. I met a ton of people, made great connections and really got the inside look...
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IFH Episode 197: Sundance Wants to Help You Distribute Your Indie Film...REALLY!Yup that's right the Sundance Institute wants to help you distribute your film. Liz Manashil (listen to her interview here), the manager of the Sundance...
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Episode 196: Total Transparency: How Much Revenue a $100K Film REALLY Generates with Liz ManashilHave you ever wondered how much revenue a real indie film can make in the marketplace? Wouldn't you like to see the real and raw numbers for a nontheatrical film with no major...
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Top 10 Tips for Low Budget FilmmakersMaking an indie film can be rough, especially for beginners. Many times filmmakers go off halfcocked and jump into making a film without really thinking it all through. Here are a few tips that...
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Episode 194: The Art and Craft of Writing a Comedy w / Peter Desberg & Jeffrey DavisIf you ever wanted to know some of the secrets of how to write a comedy then today's guest might be able to help. Peter Desberg and Jeffrey Davis are the authors of Now That’s...
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Episode 193: How to Create Suspense Like Hitchcock with Jeffery Michael BaysHave you ever wanted to know how Alfred Hitchcock became the master of suspense? How Hitch used the camera and lens to create terror in the audience? Well, you can watch all 52 films Hitchcock directed...
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Episode 192: How to Sell Your Indie Film at the American Film Market with Johnathan WolfHave you ever wondered how films are sold internationally or domestically for that matter? Today on the show we have Jonathan Wolf, the managing director of the American Film Market or AFM...
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Blair Witch Project: Directing an Indie Film Phenomenon w/ Eduardo SanchezWho hasn't heard of the now legendary indie film rags to riches tale of The Blair Witch Project? Every film student from Los Angeles to Mumbai heard the story of how two young film students spent $27,000...
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Episode 190We have all heard about Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey by this point but what is it really. Chris Vogler, the author of The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers and the man who brought the Hero's Journey into the film industry, breaks down the...
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This week on the show we have filmmaker Chris Sobchak. Chris co-created an Amazon Prime Series with star Nicole Sobchack, Please Tell Me I’m Adopted! follows free-spirited, wide-eyed, disaster magnet Tiffany who is forced to move in with her newly married sister, roping...
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