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How to make a living screenwriting

The old system is broken. I know that. You know that. That's why I'm creating a new system for filmmakers -...

The old system is broken. I know that. You know that. That's why I'm creating a new system for filmmakers -...

8 things to include in your film pitch

Last week I told you why investors do NOT care about your business plan nearly as much as you think. So wha...

Last week I told you why investors do NOT care about your business plan nearly as much as you think. So wha...

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 ...

The Ultimate Guide To Film Funding (Updated 2019)

So you’re an indie filmmaker, and you keep wondering “How do I get money for my movie?” Well you’ve come to t...

So you’re an indie filmmaker, and you keep wondering “How do I get money for my movie?” Well you’ve come to t...

The Ultimate Guide To Grant Writing (for filmmakers in 2019)

Someone asked me “Curt, what are your best tips for getting a grant application accepted?”   I remember w...

Someone asked me “Curt, what are your best tips for getting a grant application accepted?”   I remember w...

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...

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...

Curt’s Calendar Method: Reaching Your Filmmaking Goals

You ever ask a girl to dinner for "tomorrow" and she says “Um, I gotta check my calendar.” You’re thinking, "Y ...

You ever ask a girl to dinner for "tomorrow" and she says “Um, I gotta check my calendar.” You’re thinking, "Y ...

How To Stand Out At Film Festivals (Exact Step by Step)

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...