Making Movies is HARD!!! a Podcast for Independent Filmmakers | Filmmaking | Producing | Screenwriting | Directing | Features | Short Films | Film Festivals | Indie Film | Agents Managers | Marketing | Advertising | Career
About This Show
Timothy Plain and Alrik Bursell discuss independent filmmaking, everything from writing, producing and directing to working as crew. But this is not just a podcast about "making it," it's also about struggling with rejection, self-doubt and everything else that comes with pursuing a career in film. Follow along as we forge our own way through the industry and talk to guests who are also making it happen.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 102 - Rebecca Weaver
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This week we have filmmaker Rebecca Weaver on to tell us about how she made her $11k budget feature with a two person crew and went on to win "Best American Indie" at the Sonoma Film Fest and "Best Feature" at both the Lone Star and East Lansing Film Fests! Tell us what you think of this episode, send an email to email@example.com or visit our website makingmoviesishard.com - Making Movies is HARD!!! is a Podcast for Independent Filmmakers where we tackle filmmaking topics such as Producing, Screenwriting, Directing, Feature Films, Short Films, Film Festivals, Indie Film, Agents, Managers, Marketing, Advertising and everything else related to pursuing a carrer in filmmaking.
Episodes of This Show
7 days ago
Rated 5 out of
Unique Perspective on Filmmaking
As a beginning filmmaker, it can be difficult to find relatable instruction on the subject. Often, when people become proficient at their craft, they lose sight of the issues that face a beginner in the field.
Although by know means novices, the duo at MMiH are still early enough in the game that they haven't lost touch what it is like to be a novice.
Their approach isn't necessarily instructional as it is sharing their experiences as they navigate the world of filmmaking in their own lives.
I actually learn more from them than I do from any other podcast on the subject. If you are a beginning filmmaker, I urge you give these guys a listen.
Date published: 2016-06-25
Rated 5 out of
How to make a film from beginning to end!
I really enjoy the content and the interviews the show's creators do with other working and aspiring directors. They talk about budgets, common pitfalls, dealing with producers, and areas I had no idea about. How do you market your film? What can you expect to with a script, how to get people to keep working, having realistic expectations and more. I had to add this to my list because the information and knowledge you get is fantastic.
Date published: 2016-07-07