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Acting, Marketing
5 Keys To Marketing Yourself As An Actor

“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn it by doing things well.” Jeff Bezos Promotion and marketing yourself is not an easy task, especially for neophyte actors. Knock

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Acting
10 useful tips to becoming an actor

"Without wonder and insight, acting is just a business. With it, it becomes a creation." -Bette Davis Film, TV, Theatre, Broadway, Hollywood your name in lights, the smell of the greasepaint and

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Business, Marketing
5 critical reasons film industry members need to create professional websites

The explosion of social media over the last few years has been a boon to getting the word out. From all over the world, people can sell anything, buy anything, have thousands of followers to help mone

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Screenwriting
7 Key takeaways newbies need to follow to get their script read.

Appeasing the Gatekeepers. There are many. A wise man once asked, "If your script falls in the forest and nobody reads it, any chance you get the job?" You've spent months agonizing over plot, chara

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Business, Distribution, Filmmaking, Marketing
Why Film Festivals Matter To Indie Filmmakers

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

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Screenwriting
5 Essential Scriptwriting Suggestions

It’s trite to say that a great script is one that sells, but the hard truth is that there are thousands of interesting stories living their lives in underwear drawers and filing cabinets because they

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Filmmaking, Financing, Producing
Don’t Forget The Waffles: Building A Realistic Film Budget

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

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Business, Distribution
Distribution: What’s The Deal?

When it comes time to sign a distribution agreement, you’re going to want to take a close look at the fine print and get some knowledgeable advice about what’s in there. Chances are, you’ll be signing

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Filmmaking, Producing
10 Sage Tips For New Filmmakers

Every successful director has been asked at some point or another to share their wisdom with an new generation of eager hopefuls, and they all have their own take on how to get started in the business

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Filmmaking, Producing
5 Important Questions Filmmakers Ask About Casting

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

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Screenwriting
5 Important Tips For Maintaining Screenwriting Sanity

If a writer’s life can be a lonely one, then a screenwriter’s career is surely spent in an uninhabited corner of the planet Zeron. Scripts don’t read like novels, and your friends and family probably

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Financing, Marketing
The Invisible Hand Of Movie Advertising

If one of the things you like best about going to the movies is that there are no ads to interrupt the drama, you’re only seeing half the picture. Movies are packed with advertising – but when it’s do

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