Tag Archives: micro-budget filmmaking

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 […]

My new Script Magazine article is up. If you’re writing a micro-budget screenplay, maybe check this one out. It details some pitfalls along the path of my making CHAT (photo above) and gives some insight on the earliest formats your script can take in the outlining stage. Here’s a piece of it: “Glance at the […]

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 […]