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In last week’s post I went over “Rules” 1-5 for Micro-Budget. These aren’t rules at all. You can break any one of them and make a killer movie. I’m just giving guidelines on how you can save some $$$$ when you’re making your own movie. The stills are from Chat, the 44k movie my partner […]

***HEY ALL! Just back from a month of faraway Eastern landscapes where I confronted Real Feel temperatures of 107 and consulted the Gods for wisdom on future projects. I also dipped my feet into an aquarium filled with feet-chewing fish that felt like a hundred electric razors buzzing. The Gods instructed me to humble myself […]

It’s a movie, now what? In Part 4 in our Micro-Budget series we’ll assume the movie is shot and you’re in Post-Production or the marketing phase. We’ve been using the movie I wrote/produced, Chat, as a case-study. Before we get to Sales Agents and Distributors, some life lessons for the writer as your flick hits […]

It’s been nearly two years since I first told you folks how CHAT, the micro-budget film I wrote and produced with my partner Boris Wexler, came about. It’s actually been almost three years since the first idea for a script. Then came months of outlining, another 10 months to write four drafts, then months of […]

You just wrote a 100 page movie. You want to submit it to a production company, or an agency, or a management company, or screenwriting contest. You need to write a synopsis. No problem, it’s only a page. Wait a minute… you need to boil the whole 100 pages down into ONE page? Yep. If […]

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