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Feature Films

Does your film need a business plan?

Last Saturday there was this crazy “Festival Of Ice” here in Toronto. It was sick (in the good way)! Tell me what...

Last Saturday there was this crazy “Festival Of Ice” here in Toronto. It was sick (in the good way)! Tell me what...

The 5 types of film investors

People ask me what I do for a living, and I'll say "I'm a filmmaker."  Then they say "Oh! My nephew does that." ...

People ask me what I do for a living, and I'll say "I'm a filmmaker."  Then they say "Oh! My nephew does that." ...

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...

Fundraising for indie films (a new tactic)

I know what you're thinking. "Curt, how do you keep unstintingly putting out so much content and giving SO much ...

I know what you're thinking. "Curt, how do you keep unstintingly putting out so much content and giving SO much ...

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...

Here’s my podcast with the CEO of TIFF

I just finished interviewing the CEO of TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) and I thought you'd wanna see it...

I just finished interviewing the CEO of TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) and I thought you'd wanna see it...

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 Getting On Netflix As An Indie Filmmaker

No fluff. This prodigious Ultimate Guide is all about answering the questions: How do I get on Netflix as an ind...

No fluff. This prodigious Ultimate Guide is all about answering the questions: How do I get on Netflix as an ind...

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 ...

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...