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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How to deal with self-doubt as a filmmaker

Every creator struggles with self-doubt. I’ve lost days to it, so I created a process to deal with it (and even use it to fuel my creativity). And now I’m handing that process over to you

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Handling Stress: the missed rung on the career ladder

’The struggle doesn’t get easier, what improves is the way you handle the stresses’ I heard this during an event a couple of weeks ago, and it’s still stuck in my head. When you’re running your own business, everything depends on you. It’s on you…

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Is Consistent Positivity Damaging Filmmakers?

I started thinking about this yesterday when writing about Deborah Haywood (if you haven’t seen it yet, check out my first Female Filmmaker Friday). In all of her interviews she is totally candid about how she felt at any given moment, and what she usually…

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Dealing With Rejection As A Producer

Rejection is something we’ve all felt. Be it that job you really wanted, or the cute boy you like. Everybody has dealt with rejection, and it’s not easy. Some professions open themselves up to it much more than others. Actors, for instance, go to hundreds…

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Do You Need To Be In London To Make Films?

Location, location, location. Funnily enough, just as I started writing this I got a message from my friend telling me he is going to France and then Italy for his year abroad. Sometimes I wonder whether I made the right choice in not going to…

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