The 5 stages of producing your short film

These are the 5 essential phases for producing a short film, and getting from script to screen (then get eyes on the screen).

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How to find platforms to pitch your film to (that aren’t Netflix)

Distribution and sales is a murky world for short films. Mostly, because distribution for short films usually just means film festivals, and ‘sales’ means the vague chance of getting $100 prize money.

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How I got film festivals to waive my submission fees

This is the super simple strategy that you can put into place asap, and will have you saving time and $$$ on film festivals.

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Turn your feature film idea into a proof-of-concept that gets attention

You’ve struck gold with a feature film idea. Now you need to turn it into a proof-of-concept that gets attention so you can turn it into a successful film.

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How to get the big decision-makers (like Netflix) looking at your films

These 4 things will get you attention in any kind of pitch meeting, and from decision-makers from the festival down the road all the way up to Netflix.

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Decide the genre for your next film in 15 mins

It sometimes feels like film genres are often an afterthought. Once you’ve got the story, characters and started wondering where the heck you’re gonna get the £10k you need, genre feels like a distant point.  But today we’re going to take a few minutes to…

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What Hollywood doesn’t want you to know about filmmaking

Hollywood likes to sell us all a dream. We seem it time and time again, and you can bet we’re going to see it as this year’s award season rolls around. They like to push the story that someone had a golden idea, worked their ass off to turn it into a film, and then they came out of nowhere and started scooping up awards. Sorry Hollywood, the game is up.

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The Complete Guide to Instagram for Filmmakers

In this complete guide you’re going to get the lowdown on IG, plus my content strategy – the strategy that my VIP clients swear by. You’re also going to get a done-for-you project plan to grow your audience, get eyes on your films and the steps to automate your content so that you get to set it and forget it.

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