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Pitching

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...

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." ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...