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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...

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...

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...

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...

Can Your Film Fail Because of the Title?

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You spend months painstakingly working on something -- whether it’s a film, a music...

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You spend months painstakingly working on something -- whether it’s a film, a music...

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...

48 Laws Of Film: The Ultimate Guide To “Power” In The Film Industry

**Based on Robert Greene's "48 Laws Of Power" almost verbatim but adapted for filmmaking (as I say in the video below).*...

**Based on Robert Greene's "48 Laws Of Power" almost verbatim but adapted for filmmaking (as I say in the video below).*...

How this guy got 300,000 YouTube subscribers

Don’t you hate it when you work your ASS off for something, and people say “you must be so lucky...” You’re l...

Don’t you hate it when you work your ASS off for something, and people say “you must be so lucky...” You’re l...

How To Sell Your Film (without being sleazy)

I have a different kind of video for you today. A huge part of getting your films made is learning to talk about your...

I have a different kind of video for you today. A huge part of getting your films made is learning to talk about your...

A conversation with a film critic on what indie films lack (plus networking your way to the top)

Last month I talked to a film critic who gives feedback to major film studios. In this podcast we’re gonna talk about ...

Last month I talked to a film critic who gives feedback to major film studios. In this podcast we’re gonna talk about ...