Kickstarter for Filmmakers

Kickstarter for Filmmakers

  Recently I finished reading James Cooper’s book Kickstarter for Filmmakers, after reading a few excerpts on Hope for Film. I’ve been studying Kickstarter campaigns, contributing to a few, and reading what I can about them–just to see if this...
Announcing: The Next Social for Filmmakers

Announcing: The Next Social for Filmmakers

Hey folks! It’s time for another filmmakers social. Join us on Sunday, September 16th at 3pm in downtown Raleigh as part of filmSPARK 2012. Register here for tickets: http://trifilmsept12.eventbrite.com. You’re welcome to bring your short film (on DVD) to...
Screening This Weekend: Southland of the Heart

Screening This Weekend: Southland of the Heart

This weekend an independent film titled Southland of the Heart will screen at the N.C. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. It’s directed by Todd Tinkham. Southland of the Heart screenings will be on: Friday, August 17, 9:00pm – 10:41pm Saturday, August 18,...

Doc on Amendment One

In May, I explored the idea of making my next documentary film about Amendment One. (Read the related blog post.) The subject interests me, and I want to learn more. Over the past few months, however, my life has changed dramatically. I feel like I lack the resources...
Five Tips for Making Your Indie Film

Five Tips for Making Your Indie Film

Having just finished my first film, I realize now that I should’ve done things differently. I keep thinking about how to make the next film better and more efficiently. So here are some tips for making your indie film. Enjoy! 5. Start with a budget. Budgeted...