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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...

7 ultra-specific questions for filmmakers. What’s your score?

I'm curious... What influences the quality of your life? Is it your money? Your films? Your cat?     I...

I'm curious... What influences the quality of your life? Is it your money? Your films? Your cat?     I...

Don’t ask investors to sign an NDA before your film pitch

You know that in order to get funding / investment, you'll have to pitch. You'll have to MASTER influence over who yo...

You know that in order to get funding / investment, you'll have to pitch. You'll have to MASTER influence over who yo...

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." ...

How to steal as a filmmaker / artist

This will be controversial. Yup. This will be controversial to the inane filmmakers who don't understand th...

This will be controversial. Yup. This will be controversial to the inane filmmakers who don't understand th...

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...

This Is 10x Thinking

This is about ambition.  Sometimes the pain of failure is so disquieting that you lie to yourself, put the blame o...

This is about ambition.  Sometimes the pain of failure is so disquieting that you lie to yourself, put the blame o...

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 ...

How I remember nearly everything I read / watch

You're looking particularly resplendently marvelous today! I just got back from Rome (it was my birthday last week) a...

You're looking particularly resplendently marvelous today! I just got back from Rome (it was my birthday last week) a...