FILM FESTIVALS AND FRUSTRATION THAT ARE IRREVOCABLY PART OF THIS PROCESS As some of you probably know by now, film festivals are a costly part of the filmmaking business. I have submitted Anna to over 30 festivals and didn’t get accepted to even one.Yes, it… Read more
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What Happened After I Shoot My Low Budget Feature Film?
As after every shoot, I was pretty high for a few days before I hit the brick wall and slept for a couple of days straight.I usually get pretty depressed after the shoot is over, and this time wasn’t any different.The immense sadness lasted for… Read more
This Is What I Did While Making “Anna and Modern Day Slavery”
I started my IndieGoGo campaign during the first week of March and finished in the middle of April. Towards the end of March, my production designer and I began thinking about building a set while still looking for locations that had all we needed. From the very… Read more
How One Pager Can Help During Film Production?
One Pager is for the director’s eyes only to remind the director of the most important things that need to take place in the scene. It’s like a cheat sheet for directors during the production. One Pager consists of: 1. The scene in a nutshell… Read more
Things Filmmakers Usually Forget to Include in the Budget
For an indie filmmakers budgets are often tight and in order to pull the production off, we cut everywhere and everything, often forgetting to include the following: 1. The general rule of budgeting is to have 10% – 15% of your budget put aside as… Read more