Free Money Mindset Workshop

A lot has changed for me in the past few years. One of the biggest changes is my money mindset. I used to think that being an independent filmmaker dictated that I had to be a starving artist. This idea was confirmed by fellow filmmakers, articles in the media, and panel discussions at film festivals. It was a negative notion that made me feel frustrated, unsupported, and pretty depressed about

Workshop on crowdfunding

People ask about crowdfunding a lot. Talking about it is so much fun because it’s still relatively uncharted territory, and it’s changing the game for most filmmakers. But it’s a lot more difficult than it looks. Crowdfunding seems deceptively easy. From the outside it looks like you launch a campaign and the money starts flowing in. Easy enough, right? Anyone who has run a crowdfunding campaign knows it’s tough. When you

WUNC’s The State of Things

A few filmmakers were on WUNC’s The State of Things yesterday! We were invited to talk about Alice Fest, a festival featuring female filmmakers, and the state of women in film. It was an incredible experience. If you missed the show live, you can listen to the conversation here. The folks at The State of Things do an incredible job. I want to be friends with all of them. We were there

Sweet Progress on Kickstarter

Not too shabby, y’all! We’ve already met 31% of our fundraising goal just a few days after launching the campaign! How exciting is that?! This is great news for a lot of reasons. We’ve had a seriously strong start. So many people have shown their enthusiasm for the project, told their friends about it, and started donating! Yay! It’s also really wonderful because statistics show that reaching this milestone early

We’re LIVE!

The Kickstarter campaign for Brewconomy is now live! Have a look! We launched on Friday, January 24th. That evening we had a party at Raleigh Brewing to celebrate. There were even cupcakes made with beer, thanks to La Belle Bakery. It was so wonderful to be surrounded by family, friends, and new friendly faces. I am absolutely thrilled to share the details of our film. We’ve been working so hard

Whew, Buddy

These past few weeks have been wild! So much is happening. It’s all really exciting. We recently started sharing details on the documentary I’ve been working on over the past year, Brewconomy. I’m so thrilled that the cat’s out of the bag now. I can finally tell you all about the movie! Follow along with our progress on Twitter and Facebook. There will be plenty of blog posts about it here

Kickstarter Launch Party

Hello, friends! You’ve seen countless crowd funding posts from me in the past year. Now it’s high time you get to see the results of all that research — my very first Kickstarter campaign for my next film, Brewconomy. To celebrate the momentous occasion, we’ll be having a launch party at Raleigh Brewing on Friday, January 24th in Raleigh, N.C., and I hope you will be there! At this launch