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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Actor Advice, Part One: 3 Tips for Getting the Audition

May 30, 2014

4 ViewsActing is probably the hardest field to break into in the already very hard world of film. This really hit home for me when I posted a casting call for just two characters (unpaid) and got over 450 applicants. With numbers like those, anything you can do to get (and improve) an audition is […]

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4 Things Screenwriters Should Know About Selling Their Screenplays

May 15, 2014

2 ViewsI recently sold a screenplay. I’d previously done paid writing assignments, been hired to write scripts based off other people’s ideas … but this was the first time I sold one of my absolutely original, written-for-myself, feature-length scripts. So I want to impart some words of wisdom to other screenwriters about making a deal. […]

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3 Ways for Indie Filmmakers to Learn from the Numbers at Sundance

May 9, 2014

1 ViewsThe Sundance Film Festival, one of the top festivals in the world, took place in January. Now the numbers (how many films were submitted, which got distribution, and which turned a profit) are in, and there’s a lot for independent filmmakers to learn. The main lesson is for indie filmmakers (and investors) to be […]

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