How to be the Best Actor you can be IFP 134

We know of course that being prepared is part of being the best actor that we can be. I want…

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The Value of Making a Shot List – IFP 133

Making a shot list is as important as having a camera. The shot list is the first part of the…

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Award winning filmmakers Ryan Boyko and Diana Cofini IFP 132

“That Never Happened” is the award winning documentary by filmmakers Ryan Boyko and Diana Cofini. This is the film’s story…

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How to PR your film V3: Cutting a Trailer – IFP 131

How to PR your film V3: Cutting a Trailer – IFP 131 Cutting a trailer is a huge part of…

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David Lynch’s “Ant Head” in The Screening Room IFP 130

David Lynch’s “Ant Head” is in The Screening Room. This film is really what I was talking about when I…

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Fearless Filmmaking IFP 129

Being fearless is the core characteristic of being a filmmaker. We all have a level of fearlessness to become a…

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What camera should you get to shoot your film? IFP 128

What camera should you get to shoot your film? I hear filmmakers ask this all the time. Let’s chat about…

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How to PR your film vol 2 IFP 127

How to PR your film vol 2 IFP 127 The 2nd installment of this series. As indie filmmakers we tend…

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FRIEND REQUEST short film in The Screening Room. IFP 126

This is another perfect example of utilizing one location fully. A simple story of something anyone who has ever used…

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How to promote your indie film vol 1 IFP 125

As indie filmmakers we tend to ignore, or at least procrastinate or just not focus on one of the most important aspects of the making of our film. Marketing. PR. Public relations. Promotion.
We need to promote our film not only after it’s done and ready for the audience, but while in production. By the time our film is done we should have a PR buzz that has been building throughout the film’s production. This is the one tool that is the most successful for studio films, and should be the one thing that we as indie filmmakers emulate from the studio system.

In this “How to PR your Film” series we discuss techniques, ideas, and real world truths about the importance of getting your film in front of your audience.

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