Tag Archives | Filmmaking

Top Ten Things I Learned From My Last Film… And the REAL driving force behind it

Last weekend we premiered the latest film I directed, a hard hitting drama about forbidden love called ‘Seeing Him’. Starring, produced by and written by Vanessa Bailey, it’s been several years in the making, with reboots, re-envisioning, recasting… and with at least four directors at the helm! Why so long? Why so many incarnations? Put […]

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How to Turn Your Followers into Doers… How I did it in my Fantasy Epic by Kate Madison

In today’s connected, online world, filmmakers have to build and nurture their fan bases so that they always have a ready-made audience for their next film or crowdfunding campaign. But have you considered involving your followers directly in the making of your film? If not, you could be overlooking a valuable asset. In 2009 I […]

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Extreme Shooting: Filming and editing ‘Burning Man’

Guest Post: Writer, producer Mike Mindel (Don’t Let Him In) is back with Top 10 Things Learned Making Burning Man :: Release! Tune in for Burning Man :: Release! which goes live on Sunday, December 20th at 8pm: http://ihippy.me/burning-man-release-is-live 18 months ago I (Mike) joined Camp Symposium and headed to Burning Man again, this time to […]

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Robert Redford: Top 9 quotes for filmmakers and storytellers

Movie star, filmmaker and founder of Sundance, Redford has had a fascinating career with some extraordinary movies and collaborations. First and foremost an actor and artist, his fusion with commerce is what gives him such interesting perspective, particularly to indie filmmakers who he clearly loves. Here are his top quotes… ‘Storytelling is important. Part of […]

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Why you are not successful yet. The truth.

OK here it is. If you are not successful right now, you have two choices. Give up or keep going. But know that true success, true mastery, is something that takes dedication and a great deal if time. So keep going, success lies in your future if you continue to peruse it vigorously. True success […]

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