Tag: The Independent Initiative

Inside the Assistant Director’s Bag of Magic Tricks

As an assistant director you are constantly on your feet and on the move. ...

Filmmaker Or Crazy Person: What’s The Difference?

I’m just going to go ahead and answer that question right away: There is ...

How to Make Great Coffee to Keep Being Creative

The life blood of a creative, especially an independent filmmaker, is filled with caffeine. ...

The Director’s Playbook

It hurts me when film students direct their first film, fail spectacularly and decide ...

How To Schedule Your Life To Be The Best Filmmaker

Why am I so busy?! My biased and not completely educated opinion is that ...

Make Your Film Without Spending A Dollar

Yup, you read me right. It is possible to make a film without spending ...

Becoming a Star

“I have to sell all these different emotions and lifestyles, but at the end ...

Make Butterbeer Like Harry Potter (or Die Trying)

In light of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them coming on the horizon ...

Making a Movie

During pre-production for The Out of the Woods Project, our Director Jason Solari had ...