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Are we killing our creativity with social media?

Facebook, Twitter and all social media is amazing at click-baiting us into reading updates from friends, from people we call friends (but frankly don’t know), and advertisers slipped inbetween posts. I used to value my time in the loo. It was genuine ‘blue sky’ time when I could think for a moment. But now, that […]

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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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How to communicate to get what you want, top strategies and pitfalls to avoid

As a film maker I am in the business of communication. It is the cornerstone of my business. Communicating big ideas with the world. Communicating stories with financiers, backers, actors, producers and broadcasters. And communicating with my community, sharing my journey and sometimes asking for help. As I write this I am downloading 79 emails. […]

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From Lunar Girl to Luna-cy!

I want to let you know the extraordinary story of something happening right here and now in our own country. A few years ago, I interviewed a film maker called Janis Sharp, for my Guerilla Film Makers Movie Blueprint book,  about a micro budget feature film she had made called Lunar Girl. You can read […]

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