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HOW TO MAKE MONEY AS A FILMMAKER

@MNS1974

I often write tongue in cheek posts on here, not taking things too seriously. But this piece is an exception. Work. What’s that all about then? Following this community for the last two years I’ve been struck by how polar it is. There’s the so-called pros who earn a living from cameras or production in some form and there’s the humble hobbyists, their eyes opened to the possibilities of this fun new world and...Read More

Kickstarter Day Three. Oh, What A Feeling!

The Board Of Education

I have to admit that I am very impressed with how quickly Kickstarter has responded to “The Board Of Education Doc” application. I have received daily updates from them and really “feel” like they care about this project. I might just be naïve but they have done a great job here and I am happy to announce that…. We are in! Now, visualize me jumping up and down. I am very excited to get this...Read More

Basic Data Management With Evan Luzi From The Black & Blue.

Jared Abrams / Just the Cut

I picked this up via Visionwrangler on Twitter. This is a very basic data management video from Even Luzi of  The Black and Blue website. There is a ton of good info here. I try my best to stay away from this position but like Evan says ” but every once in awhile a job comes up that, you know, the price is right, the hours are right, so I go ahead and take...Read More

Kickstarter Day Two. The Reward System.

The Board Of Education

Kickstarter has been very quick to respond to “The Board Of Education Doc” application. We are now talking about the possible “Rewards”. Here is the response from them. Kickstarter Staff commented on your Kickstarter submission: Great, Jared. Thanks for elaborating on the details of the project and your veteran experience in the field. The only thing that’s left to discuss briefly is rewards. A series of creative and engaging backer rewards is essential. Your...Read More

Kickstarter Responds. It Begins. The Board Of Education Doc.

The Board Of Education

I have been working on this little documentary for quite some time.  Now, I have to produce some real results and quite frankly, I’m not scared one bit. I have this film mapped out in such a way that almost anyone can visualize it. Talking heads from different parts of the country, explaining both sides of a topical issue. It almost sounds like a sixty minutes piece. Not an entire documentary. Well, I have...Read More

Go Ahead, Steal My Idea. I Dare You!

Cameras / The Board Of Education

This will be the first of many articles on the process of getting a film made. I have been working very hard for the past two years and this will be the culmination of all that effort. Today I registered the treatment for “The Board Of Education” a feature legnth documentary about corporal punishment in the US public school system. This film hits very close to home. Pun, intended.  I went to a school...Read More

Kick Start This Brother’s Ass Into Production: Man-child.

Cameras / Jared Abrams

Ryan B. Koo of No Film School.com is getting his feature film groove on with a kick starter campaign. This looks like it is going to be one kick ass film. He could use the pennies you may find in a jacket pocket or under your couch cushions. Please take a minute and look for a few coins to throw this brothers way. Kick Starter is a great way to get the independent funding...Read More

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