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Guerilla Film Makers Masterclass 2013 Feedback

‘This course has more useful information than the internet on crack!’ Robert Emmanuel, Writer & Director, ‘Brilliant, awesome, just an inspiring weekend that has given me the confidence to finish my first feature film! Thanks Chris’ Bryony Disbury, @brytinndisbury ‘This is not about the film industry, this IS the film industry. Be part of […]

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Well that happened…! Blood, guts and glory at Guerilla Film Masterclass

I promised I would leave EVERYTHING on the stage this weekend at the Guerilla Filmmakers Masterclass… blood, buts, glory, passion, fear, failure, success… And if the Tweets I am seeing today are anything to go by, I just about managed it. I can tell you, my body certainly feels like I did – it’s shattered […]

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Meet our youngest delegate at the Guerilla Filmmakers Masterclass… and watch her Virgin Media Shorts entry… very cool

So Meet Holly… here’s what she messaged me. Hi Chris…I really don’t want to wait till I’m older. Please can I come this year? I’m only ten but I am a filmmaker! I love everything to do with film – acting, writing, directing, set designing, producing – I even like watching the odd film!!!! I’ve […]

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One filmmakers success story – crowdfunding, crewing and Cannes at the Guerilla Filmmakers Masterclass By Justin Tagg Last year I attended the Guerilla Filmmakers Masterclass looking for some more crew, a little exceptional information and to raise the profile of my crowdfunding campaign going into its last week. I got a lot more than I bargained for. The people I met and publicity gained through the conversations I […]

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One filmmakers journey… how we met at the Guerilla Masterclass and went on an extraordinary journey…

By Iria Pizania I graduated from a MA in Filmmaking in January 2012. During the graduation day I was excited to receive my degree but having already been searching for the right opportunity for a few months I knew that my degree on its own would not make much difference. When I graduated from my MA […]

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What are the five main outcomes for filmmakers attending the Guerilla Filmmakers Masterclass?

The Guerilla Filmmakers Masterclass 2013 June 15th / 16th 2013 Regents College, Regents Park, London £135 (get £50 off with discount code CHRISJONES) Having taught thousands of filmmakers now, I have a pretty good handle on what most people get out of it. Brain Explosion Most obvious is the massive brain bump of tips, […]

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Richard Holmes Advanced Producing Tweets… what an awesome day!

Yesterdays Advanced Producing masterclass with Richard Holmes was a HUGE success. I thought I would share some of the Twitter love with you. You can follow Richard on Twitter at @BigRichFilms. garethidavies: Hats off to @BigRichFilms & @livingspiritpix for an EXCEPTIONAL 1 day, info-tastic deconstruction in how to produce a £1M+ Movie! jamestovell: 58 pages […]

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The 2013 Guerilla Filmmakers Masterclass draws closers…

What’s the secret to making your movie? Believe, learn on the journey and take MASSIVE action NOW. Not tomorrow. Not one day, some day. NOW! We are living into an extraordinary technological, business and cultural evolution / revolution. The opportunities for filmmaking and success have never been better. We can now all make a movie. […]

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How to produce your movie: Ted Hope and Christine Vachon at

When we hosted this workshop with Ted Hope and Christine Vachon on professional producing, we committed to filming and sharing it. It’s in four parts and really quite something. You can watch part one here. If you would like parts two, three and four, head over to and sign up. It’s 100% free. About […]

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Top Ten Microbudget Tips: With a crew of 2 and budget of £500… what can be achieved? Jaw dropping work…

I asked DSLR magician Ken Simpson to share how he manages to pull off amazing movies with very little kit, crew but tons of guts. Here’s his detailed response… pretty amazing advice… I’ve had more than a few people ask me how I was able to achieve such a high level of production value with […]

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The secret illustrated directory of cheap big name stars for your movie

Do you want to know how to get big name stars in your movie? Producer Stephen Follows will share with you his cheeky sneaky tactic to get named actors to consider your project… And that’s just one of eight tips, tricks, tactics and strategies in this short Practical Producer video seminar. If you want to […]

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Surviving real life… one week after the Guerilla Film Makers Masterclass

I thought I would share the email I just sent to the 350 delegates from The Guerilla Film Makers Masterclass. The two day event was euphoric, transformative and massively motivating… but we also live in the real world…  Anyhow, I hope you get something from it too… Dear Guerilla Film Maker… How are you doing? […]

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The Popcorn Test, crowdfunding team out of The Guerilla Film Makers Masterclass Guest blog by Justin Tagg. Filmmaking is not about I. It’s about we. Maybe that WE is the crew you surround yourself with. Maybe it’s the characters in your story or maybe it’s the friends that support you when the going gets tough and celebrate with you when you make it BIG. Maybe […]

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‘Rocket fuel for the soul’… Feedback from The Guerilla Film Makers Masterclass 2012

It’s hard to put into words what I get out of the Guerilla Film Makers Masterclass. For me, the experience is exhilarating, challenging, moving, humbling but ultimately focussing… You see I may be the guy on the stage, but I am really just the focus for the passion, enthusiasm and creativity unleashed by 350 film […]

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Meet The Film Makers… How To Produce A Micro Budget Horror that MAKES MONEY and sells WORLDWIDE

Find out how Brit Film makers with no track record made a killer psycho horror and released it worldwide. Case study: Panic Button When Friday 17th Feb (at the pre registration for The Guerilla Film Makers Masterclass) Where: London School of Film, Media & Performance, Regent’s College Inner Circle, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4NS Tickets: […]

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One award winning film makers view on The Guerilla Film Makers Masterclass….

Last year film maker Anil Rao attended the Guerilla Film Makers Masterclass. Then he entered the London Screenwriters’ Festival short film competition about the London riots with a film he put together in just one day… and he ended up winning (film above – official page about the competition here). He recently posted his thoughts […]

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Feedback and Reflections form the Documentary Summit 2011

‘Without doubt, one of the most uplifting, productive and inspiring weekends I have ever had! Hanna Wise, Filmmaker and Underwater camera OP This weekend gone I hosted the first London Documentary Summit, held at Regents College. We were blessed with truly amazing, motivating and expert speakers who shared on a ridiculously wide range of […]

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