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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 ...

21 signs of an amateur indie film

Here’s an updated funding guide for 2018 for you, because it’s the holidays... and I’m lovely. You’ll get an ...

Here’s an updated funding guide for 2018 for you, because it’s the holidays... and I’m lovely. You’ll get an ...

Guide To Getting Into Film Festivals (a programmer’s confessions)

I saw something today I’ll never forget. There was this guy on a unicycle on Bloor doing tricks while riding, and i...

I saw something today I’ll never forget. There was this guy on a unicycle on Bloor doing tricks while riding, and i...

On Learning How To Get Your Film Funded, Or Get Your TV Series Made (using Curt’s “Switching Seats” Tactic)

Most advice you’ll get in filmmaking is people talking down to you, as if they're better than you. It can feel icky, l...

Most advice you’ll get in filmmaking is people talking down to you, as if they're better than you. It can feel icky, l...