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Don’t ask investors to sign an NDA before your film pitch

You know that in order to get funding / investment, you'll have to pitch. You'll have to MASTER influence over who yo...

You know that in order to get funding / investment, you'll have to pitch. You'll have to MASTER influence over who yo...

How to steal as a filmmaker / artist

This will be controversial. Yup. This will be controversial to the inane filmmakers who don't understand th...

This will be controversial. Yup. This will be controversial to the inane filmmakers who don't understand th...

Making a living as a screenwriter / director

Recently I hosted a show called The Circuit, which was about the future of indie filmmaking.  Left to right...

Recently I hosted a show called The Circuit, which was about the future of indie filmmaking.  Left to right...

The Problem With The Film Industry

Okay, You know this industry is flawed. I know this industry is flawed.  Why is it so&nbs...

Okay, You know this industry is flawed. I know this industry is flawed.  Why is it so&nbs...

Filmmakers and depression (my confession video)

People ask "Curt, you must get sad SOMETIMES. C'mon!" The truth is, I don't. Not anymore. I work on my psychology&...

People ask "Curt, you must get sad SOMETIMES. C'mon!" The truth is, I don't. Not anymore. I work on my psychology&...

This Indie Filmmaker Pitched To Netflix And Got Accepted. Here’s How.

Here it is... The much anticipated podcast with Jonny Wallström (of the Creative North channel on YouTube)...

Here it is... The much anticipated podcast with Jonny Wallström (of the Creative North channel on YouTube)...

What advice do you have for this filmmaker?

Everyday I get emails like this: You warm my heart out of its ordinarily iceberg state. But just as often, I g...

Everyday I get emails like this: You warm my heart out of its ordinarily iceberg state. But just as often, I g...

What to do when your contacts don’t respond back to you

Two nights ago I helped host a meetup for ambitious professionals who want to MASTER their psychology...   I le...

Two nights ago I helped host a meetup for ambitious professionals who want to MASTER their psychology...   I le...

The Problem With The Film Industry (3 pillars of filmmaking)

Okay, You know this industry is flawed. I know this industry is flawed. Why is it so hard...

Okay, You know this industry is flawed. I know this industry is flawed. Why is it so hard...

Getting Funded With Telefilm

I love reading Reddit. Take a look at this advice on pitching a TV show. What do you see? I vomit in my ...

I love reading Reddit. Take a look at this advice on pitching a TV show. What do you see? I vomit in my ...