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Every year, there are over 200 major film festivals in North America, drawing thousands of fans who come to see the best in independent filmmaking. Most are open to international submissions, some cel
Building an accurate budget can be an enormous challenge for many new filmmakers. There’s a temptation to think that once you get started on your project, “someone else” will figure out how to allocat
Completing the casting process is a pivotal milestone in pre-production, and one that will shape the entire project. Just as good acting won’t save a bad script, bad performances will kill a great mov
Over my career in The Biz, I have been blessed to be part of the production team for a number of really good film directors. I've watched, Ron Howard, Lord Richard Attenborough, Sidney Lumet, Gus Van