So you’ve got a story you want to tell. Now the question is: how are you going to tell it? There are the obvious options: you could make a movie, a TV show or a web series (that’s assuming you’re reading this because you’re a filmmaker). Then there are the less mainstream options of new media, such as interactive storytelling or even virtual reality. I’m going to focus on the mainstream stuff, partly because I don’t have a lot of experience with new media, and…Continue Reading “Movie, TV Show or Web Series? Choosing the Right Format For Your Story”

Until film school, I had always approached filmmaking with a DIY attitude. There’s nothing inherently wrong with this approach, that is, if you know what you’re doing. Whether I knew what I was doing back then is questionable, but my biggest fault for wearing all the hats was a lack of trust. Since then, I’ve come around to building teams, and let me tell you: it makes shooting so much smoother. Filmmaking is unavoidably collaborative, and as a director/producer, it can be easy to put your…Continue Reading “7 Tips for Recruiting Your Indie Production”