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Getting into Hollywood as an indie filmmaker

I'll get straight to it. Just finished up a podcast with Phil Cooke, an international award winning filmmaker from Ho...

I'll get straight to it. Just finished up a podcast with Phil Cooke, an international award winning filmmaker from Ho...

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)...

The Ultimate Guide To Sales Agents

You know my stance on what’s wrong with this industry.   The problem? You’re a talented indie filmmaker b...

You know my stance on what’s wrong with this industry.   The problem? You’re a talented indie filmmaker b...

The Ultimate Guide To Indie Film Budgeting

I know what you’re thinking. “OMG Curt... How do you put out such OUTSTANDING content, on a weekly basis -- for F...

I know what you’re thinking. “OMG Curt... How do you put out such OUTSTANDING content, on a weekly basis -- for F...

How To Effortlessly Build An Audience As An Indie Filmmaker

There’s a busker in Toronto named Steve. The thing about Steve is that he’s brilliant at what he does. And I mean...

There’s a busker in Toronto named Steve. The thing about Steve is that he’s brilliant at what he does. And I mean...

The Sweat Sandwich Technique: Teaching Others to Value Your Work

Last week I asked you to choose which online course you wanted. And the results are in. Overwhelmingly you chose w...

Last week I asked you to choose which online course you wanted. And the results are in. Overwhelmingly you chose w...

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...

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...