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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How to create a film slate that gets you noticed

There’s something indie filmmakers are skipping over. It’s costing them opportunities, funding and connections.  They’re afraid to treat themselves like professionals, so they’re not developing their own slate of projects.  It’s high time we go through the simple steps to creating a film slate that…

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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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WTF is a slate and why are filmmakers relying on them in 2020?

A slate is the secret hack that creators are relying on to develop a ton of pitch-ready ideas, and make more projects in less time.

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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 simple script structure that takes your story from idea to award-winning film

Are you ready to make your writing life 100% easier in 2020?

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How to create unique short film ideas (that no one else is making)

Creatives, you all know the struggle. You develop an idea, or two, and then worry it’s been done before. You don’t know how to retell it in a new, unique way, and start wondering if it’s worth making it if it’s been so many times before.

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How to write scripts that are likely to get MADE

Something’s happening to indie filmmakers and their scripts, and it’s left a bad taste in my mouth. They’re writing incredible, award-worthy scripts and then… nothing.

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