Don’t Be Afraid of Action

  • Directing
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting

When you don’t have much (or any) money to make a movie, your instinct might be to shy away from incorporating action into your film. This is a mistake, as action scenes can be faster, easier,...

Asif Akbar spoke with us about maximizing production days with two units shooting simultaneously, staying safe and finishing the shoot during a pandemic, and having the right mindset for a successful...

Why I Decided to Re-Release Mr Misfortune

  • Business
  • Distribution

Background Mr. Misfortune is an independent feature film that I wrote, directed, produced, shot, scored, edited, etc (not because I’m an auteurist, but because there weren’t ample financi...

Erik Bernard’s path to becoming a filmmaker has been an interesting one. We were fortunate to connect with him and learn what went into the making of his new film (also his debut feature), The...

Dead Season is regarded as the first feature film shot on the Canon 7D DSLR camera. The micro-budget movie achieved international success, and a long-planned sequel is in the works, but delayed due t...

Nick Gregorio is a truly independent filmmaker with two features under his belt that he wrote, directed, and starred in. We spoke with him about returning to features to make his third movie, Christm...

Evan Kidd just released Panda Bear It, his second feature. Find out how the movie got made and how Evan adapted to the ever-evolving indie film landscape to release the film in the midst of a pandemi...

Retirement usually marks the end of a career and the beginning of days filled with leisure activities. That’s not the case for Mike Garland, who decided to dive into filmmaking and learn how to...

Every film has the capacity to be intensely personal, but when you make a documentary about your own relatives and their struggles with addiction, personal takes on a new meaning. Jason Charnick spok...

Elliot and Zander Weaver spent years making documentary and narrative shorts. The experience provided them with the skills (and the patience) to make their first feature, COSMOS, which has become a n...