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So Ya Wanna Make Indie Films?

Many people dream of making an indie film. Whether it is a small project just for fun with friends, or done with the intentions of getting recognized by Hollywood execs and living happily ever after in the Hills…there are a few standard practices to follow to ensure the success of your film.

I am no expert. With a few indie films under my belt, most of the tips below are results of my failures in filmmaking. Saying that, don’t go into your first film expecting to produce the best cinematic feature ever to grace the Earth. Likewise, don’t give up because of your failures, and instead use them as stepping stones to grow on. I have learned far more from my failures than my successes, and so will you!

So let’s get started 🙂

As you write, keep in mind your budget, skill needed, and location...

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