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Podcast title The Indie Film Place Podcast
Website URL http://theindiefilmplace.com
Description Topical discussion, motivation, DIY and other tutorials, industry interviews, and product reviews. The complete podcast for the independent filmmaker.
Updated Tue, 19 Feb 2019 04:05:56 +0000
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Episodes

1. WELCOME HOME by Director Doug Smith in The Screening Room IFP 144
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Description:

Sound is key. Not only in production quality, but also sound is key in telling your story. This film "WELCOME HOME" by Director Doug Smith is a great example of that Check it out.



2. Actor, Writer, Director - Kario Salem on his new film STAND DOWN with Billy Bob Thornton IFP 143
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Description:

Kario Salem directs "Stand Down" with Billy Bob Thornton, along with co director Dana Tynan. Kario chats about the making of this film, as well as another film that he wrote, one of my favorites, "The Score" with Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, and Marlon Brando.



3. Hollywood Feature Presentation Series Director David Krouse IFP 142
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Description:

David Krouse is the director of the new "Hollywood Feature Film Presentation Series". This series is a great space for filmmakers to have their feature films exposed to general audiences as well as distribution and other pros. Let's chat with David.



4. Actor, Filmmaker, Comedian Eric Toms on Night of Shorts Night - short film showcase IFP 141
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Description:

Actor/Filmmaker Eric Toms hosts a short film showcase called "Night of Shorts Night". He chats with us about acting, filmmaking, comedy, as well as a new micro budget feature film he's working on.



5. How to Green Screen Effectively for your film IFP 140
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Description:

Green screen is our friend. It is now so much easier than before to use green screen effectively for your film. Let's chat about how to do this.

FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



6. Watching Feature Films in the IFP Theater - IFP 139
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Description:

The IFP Theater at The Indie Film Place is where you can now watch feature films. When filmmakers who are guests of The Indie Film Place have their films available on platforms such as Amazon Prime, you are now able to watch these film in the IFP Theater at theindiefilmplace.com

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



7. THE DEVIL'S PASSENGER by Dave Bundtzen in The Screening Room IFP 138
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Description:

"The Devil's Passenger" is a well paced, well shot and edited short film written and directed by Dave Bundtzen. Dave does a great job at keeping shots tight to focus on the characters. This film looks good, and smartly utilizes the minimal location scenario.

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



8. How to PR - Creating an EPK - IFP 137
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Description:

This episode continues the "How to PR your Film series. Creating an interesting and eye catching EPK (Electronic Press Kit) is another crucial part of your film promotion. Let's chat about what goes in an EPK and why.

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



9. HAPPY NEW YEAR! What's up for 2019! IFP 136
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Description:

Happy New Year everybody! Do you have something to be released in 2019? Let me know. The Indoe Film Place is adding videos, DIY tutorials, Product reviews and more. I will also be releasing some short films, web series, and a total filmmaking course.

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



10. How to Promote your Film V4 Be Bold IFP 135
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Description:

Let's talk again about promoting your film. We've talked about online as well as real world ideas for getting your film in front of your audience.This time we chat about both. The focus here is on being bold in your PR tactics.

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



11. How to be the Best Actor you can be IFP 134
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Description:

We know of course that being prepared is part of being the best actor that we can be. I want to talk about something that goes along with the symbiotic relationship between the actor and director. Let's chat.

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



12. The Value of Making a Shot List - IFP 133
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Description:

Making a shot list is as important as having a camera. The shot list is the first part of the director's execution of the vision for the characters, story, and feel of the flm.

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



13. Award winning filmmakers Ryan Boyko and Diana Cofini IFP 132
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Description:

"That Never Happened" is the award winning documentary by filmmakers Ryan Boyko and Diana Cofini. This is the film's story line:
"THAT NEVER HAPPENED reveals the story of Canada's first national internment operations between 1914 - 1920, when over 88,000 people were forced to register and more than 8,500 were wrongfully imprisoned in internment camps across Canada, not for anything they had done but because of where they came from. In 1954, the public records were destroyed and in the 1980s a few brave men and women began working to reclaim this chapter in history and ensure future generations would know about it."

Available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, and VUDU

armisticefilms.com



14. How to PR your film V3: Cutting a Trailer - IFP 131
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Description:

Cutting a trailer is a huge part of your PR strategy. This needs to start even before you shoot the film. How you ask? Great question. Let's chat about that right here.

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



15. David Lynch's Ant Head in The Screening Room IFP 130
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Description:

David Lynch's "Ant Head" is in The Screening Room. This film is really what I was talking about when I said to film anything that you can and make a story, or a statement, or a piece of art that means something to you. Don't be afraid to do anything. Be Fearless.

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace

 

 



16. Fearless Filmmaking IFP 129
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Description:

Fearlessness is is the core characteristic of filmmaking. We all have a level of fearlessness to become a filmmaker. This is the characteristic we need to keep within us at all times. Let's chat about it.

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



17. What camera should you get to shoot your film? IFP 128
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Description:

What camera should you get to shoot your film? I hear filmmakers ask this all the time. Let's chat about your objective first off. Are you looking for a certain functionality? Is it just to get the coolest new thing? Do you have a budget? Do you really need a new camera?

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace

SUBSCRIBE to the Newsletter:
theindiefilmplace.com/get-connected/



18. How to PR your film vol 2 IFP 127
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Description:

Today let's chat about some real world grass roots PR stuff. Remember, the one thing we need to emulate when it comes to the studio machine is PR. In vol 1 we talked about rolling out a PR campaign early enough to get the buzz going in anticipation of your film with online images and such. Now let's talk about old school foot pounding fun.

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



19. FRIEND REQUEST short film in The Screening Room. IFP 126
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Description:

This is another perfect example of utilizing one location fully. A simple story of something anyone who has ever used social media can relate to. Well shot, well directed, and solid post production.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace

(And no, the irony is not lost).



20. How to promote your indie film vol 1 IFP 125
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Description:

Marketing and promotion of our films is as big of a deal, if not bigger than making the film. It is the engine that makes any film go after production is finished. In these installments of "How to promote your indie film" we'll explore techniques to get your movie in front of your audience.

Website:
theindiefilmplace.com

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



21. PHANTASM Director Don Coscarelli Interview EP 124
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Description:

"PHANTASM" Director Don Coscarelli Chats with me about filmmaking, being an indie filmmaker, and his new book "TRUE INDIE". Join Don and I for some great indie film discussion.

Follow Don on FACEBOOK, TWITTER, and INSTAGRAM:

@DonCoscarelli



22. THE PROFESSIONAL - short film in The Screning Room. IFP 123
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Description:

"The Professional" is an improv short film, and looks really good. Richard Amann who shot and directed this made great use of composition, and depth of field to achieve a really nice look. The soundtrack is really cool too.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



23. FISH- short film in The Screening Room. IFP 122
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Description:

"FISH" is the short film in The Screening Room. This film is a light hearted take on an old story.Check it out in The Screeninf Room.

THE SCREEING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



24. Casting the right actors for your film IFP 121
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Description:

Casting is one of the most important parts of making a film. Duh. Without cast, you have no film...unless it's that kind of film. This process can be the most daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Let's chat.

WEBSITE:
theindiefilmplace.com

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



25. LIFTED - short film by Lin Oeding is in The Screening Room IFP 120
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Description:

"LIFTED" is another really great short film directed by Lin Oeding. Lin is very good at great composition, and capturing some really nice moments. This film is very touching and uplifting. Check it out in The Screening Room.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



26. TIME TRAP directors Mark Dennis and Ben Foster talk filmmaking IFP 119
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Description:

"TIME TRAP" is a Sci-Fi adventure directed by Mark Dennis and Ben Foster. They chat with me about filmmaking, being an indie filmmaker, and of course the movie "TIME TRAP".

timetrapmovie.com



27. The Jigsaw short film in The Screening Room IFP 118
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Description:

"The Jigsaw" is a short film that kinda reminds me of classic fare such as Ghost Story, Night Gallery, Circle of fear, and s really well done. Nice production value with excellent camera work.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@TheIndieFilmPlace



28. Creative micro budget lighting IFP 117
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Description:

Let's talk about creative lighting with low to no budget. Just because you don't have a ton of lights, or maybe not really any at all doesn't mean you can't light your set effectively.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



29. IFP 116: PARADOX short film in The Screening Room
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Description:

"PARADOX" by Jeremy Haccoun is a time travel/suspense film, but maybe not quite what you might expect. Great characters that draw you into what's happening in the moment. Check out this film in The Screening Room.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER"
@IndieFilmPlace



30. IFP 115: Making a better film in post
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Description:

Post production is is the last element that makes your film either pop or fizzle. There is noo reason to get lazy in post and let your film fizzle. This is not the easiest part of filmmaking as a new filmmaker, but when you spend at least as much focus here, you will make a world of difference.

Watch short films in THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



31. IFP 114: A Tap at the Window - Horror short film
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Description:

Hey Kids! You like horror films? In The Screening Room is a horror short film titled "A Tap at the Window". This film is done in a classic suspense type of horror film. It's written and directed by Jimmy Ren and Jack Vang. These guys did a great job.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



32. IFP 113 Filmmaker Ryan Alexander interview
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Description:

Filmmaker Ryan Alexander chats with me about filmmaking, casting, working with actors, and more. Also, you can check out "ROADSIDE", and "HOLD'EM", which are two of his films in The Screening Room.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningrom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



33. IFP 112: PEEPHOLE - short film in The Screening Room
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Description:

"PEEPHOLE" short film is another example of taking one location, and one subject, and making a short film. If you are just starting out, and wonder what you can do to make something, You can do anything you want. Just make the film.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



34. IFP 111: How to NOT waste time on set
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Description:

One of the things that sets a professional apart from a non professional is being prepared. There are many things we can talk about here, but I want to focus on the camera build, and location.

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@IndieFilmPlace



35. IFP #110 HOLD'EM short film in The Screening Room
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Description:

"HOLD 'EM" is another short film by Ryan Alexander and Jakob Owens, who also directed "ROADSIDE". What I really like about both of these films, is the "ONE SHOT" approach. This again is a testament to what you can do with what you have at hand.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom



36. IFP 109: Don't be afraid to use this
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Description:

Let's chat about something we should all have in our tool box, grip truck/trailer, and all around bag of tricks. It is really dog gone useful, and we should not be afraid to use it.

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@IndieFilmPlace



37. IFP 108: FELON Short Film in The Screening Room
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Description:

FELON is a short directed and shot by Cameron Radice. This is a great example of good pre production, set design, and camera movement. This film tells a story in a very short time.

THE SCREENING ROOM:

theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom



38. IFP 107: Indie Filmmaker Frank Parillo Interview
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Description:

Independent filmmaker Frank Parillo Talks with us about acting, producing, Casting, and the evolution of being a filmmaker. Frank is also founder of 1 Media productions, a production company and acting studio.

1mediaproductions.com



39. IFP 106: The Call - Short Film in The Screening Room
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Description:

"The Call" Short film written and Directed by Ammar Sonderberg. This film is an example of what you can do with talent and imagination. This film was shot with ZERO budget, and minimal locations. Keeping the shots tight, and telling a great story in a short amount of time.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

LIKE and FOLLOW on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



40. IFP 105: Feeding cast and crew with low to no budget
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Description:

Feeding your cast and crew is so very important. Even if you are working with low to no budget, it is priority. You don't have to go broke, or even spend very much to show appreciation and make everyone happy.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

FOLLOW and LIKE on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



41. IFP 104: Maybe Another Time - Short film in The Screening Room
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Description:

"Maybe Another Time" is in The Screening Room this week. Here is a short film that really brings home what we just talked about in episode 102. This film tells a story in just 1 minute. Very simply done, and very well done.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on FACEBBOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



42. IFP 103: Casting director and New Media Film Festival director Susan Johnston
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Description:

Let's have a chat today with Susan Johnston. We're talking about acting, casting, the business of show business, and of course The New Media Film Festival which she founded and is the director.

susanjohnstoncasting.com

newmediafilmfestival.com



43. IFP 102: The perfect length for short films
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Description:

"What is the perfect length for short films?" This has always been a question, as well as a point of discussion among filmmakers. Let's chat about it and make it really simple.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



44. IFP Episode 101: The Smiling Man short film by Michael Evans
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Description:

"The Smiling Man" by director/filmmaker Michael Evans is certainly a short film to take a look at. With one location, one camera, two actors, and street lighting, this film should encourage any filmmaker to just get out and shoot something. Michael also edited the film.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



45. IFP Episode 100: Filmmaker Stephen Folker interview
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Description:

Filmmaker Stephen Folker talks with me about being an indie filmmaker. We chat about budget, casting, locations, his past and upcoming projects, and filmmaking in general. Don't miss this interview.

Stephen's links:
folkerfilms.com
overduemovie.com
fuabmovie.com

Follow The Indie Film Place on FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



46. IFP Episode 99: How to work with new actors
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Description:

Working with new actors brings a fresh energy to the art. When a director spends the time needed with an actor, making them feel comfortable on set allows their natural connection to a character emerge.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



47. IFP Episode 98: "Roadside" short film in The Screening Room
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Description:

"Roadside" directed by Jakob Owens and Ryan Alexander is in The Screening Room. This short film is a great example of how to be creative with a camera and two subjects, and make it interesting.

THE SCREENING ROOM:
theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

FACEBOOK and TWITTER:
@IndieFilmPlace



48. IFP Episode 97: Set Design
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Description:

Set design is something that is often overlooked in micro productions. It doesn't take much to make a set pop with great color and contrast. Let's chat about it.

THE SCREENING ROOM:

theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

FACEBOOK and TWITTER:

@IndieFilmPlace



49. IFP Episode 96: Does everything in your story make sense?
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Description:

Does everything in your story make sense? There are obvious things that should make sense, but everything doesn't have to. Not everything in life makes sense, so let's bring some real life into your story.

SCREENING ROOM:

theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

FACEBOOK and TWITTER:

@IndieFilmPlace



50. IFP Episode 95: Lin Oeding's "Interpretation"
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Description:

Filmmaker Lin Oeding's short film "Interpretation" is a lesson in utilizing minimal locations, and properly framing shots for the characters.

The Screening Room:

theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow The Indie Film Place on Facebook and Twitter:

@IndieFilmPlace



51. IFP Episode 94: A Screening Room for Short Films
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Description:

The Indie Film Place Screening Room is a place for short films by filmmakers who are getting out there and making something happen. This is a place for the Indie Film Community to show support of one another.

The Screening Room:

theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom



52. IFP Episode 93 What's the best camera for under $1000.00?
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Description:

If money was a non issue, we would get any camera and/or gear, and lighting we wanted. Well as indie filmmakers cash is more often than not, very much an issue. Therefor we need to find the best bang for our buck. This episode is in response to a listener question. "What is the best camera I can get for under $1000.00?

Check out the new screening room for short films at The Indie Film Place.

SCREENING ROOM:

theindiefilmplace.com/screeningroom

Like and Follow on Facebook and Twitter:

@IndieFilmPlace



53. IFP Episode 92: How to be inspired
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Description:

Sometimes inspiration seems like it's always there. Sometimes it feels like we have to look for it. Let's chat about how to be inspired.



54. IFP Episode 91: How to be a filmmaker
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Description:

If you are asking yourself "How do I become a filmmaker", you have already taken the first step in making it happen. Although there is no one absolute method, the first thing to do is grab a camera and shoot something.



55. IFP Episode 90: Keeping the dream alive
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Description:

Our dream is our hope. It's more than a wish, our dream is a living thing. When a dream dies, a part of the dreamer dies as well. Keep the dream alive.



56. IFP Episode 89: How to deal with an idea that doesn't work
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Description:

Ideas don't always work for a particular project, character, or story. What do we do when that happens? Give up on it? You birthed it, so it has to live somewhere.



57. IFP Episode 88: How to get great sound really cheap!
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Description:

Poor sound quality in a film is unforgivable. This is a fact. Let's chat about how to get quality sound on your film without spending very much.



58. IFP Episode 87: What's your lighting objective?
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Description:

There are many different ways to set up a shoot for lighting depending on style, available light, and so on. Other than choosing a particular style or effect such as Noir, your objective is to be as natural as possible.



59. IFP Episode 86: Why we make films
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Description:

Is filmmaking an absolute passion? If there was no way to make money being a filmmaker, we we still make films?



60. IFP Episode 85: Making it About The Work
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Description:

One of the biggest things that set the professional apart as a professional. We can enjoy the process of what we do with the focus on making the best peoject, and doing the best work possible.



61. IFP Episode 84: Choosing your medium
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Description:

Choosing your medium is an important part of the creative process. Whether it be a short film, feature film, web series, or documentary can depend on many variables. Let's chat about that.



62. IFP Episode 83: How to expect the unexpected
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Description:

Expecting the unexpected and being prepared could save your whole project. Let's chat about some thing we can be prepared for, and how to deal with the unexpected.



63. IFP Episode 82: Using everyday items to create a gel effect
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Description:

Having a kit with gels of different colors and temperatures to fully light your set can be expensive. Let's chat about some very cost effective options to create the same effect.



64. IFP Episode 81: How to avoid tunnel vision
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Description:

It's easy and natural to get so focussed that we loose sight of the big picture. Of course we need to have focus, but sometimes we need to step back to see the big picture.



65. IFP Episode 80: How to utilize Natural light
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Description:

Natural light is our friend. As indie filmmakers, it's a top priority to make the most of it. When writing and choosing locations, it is always a good idea to try to find areas with the most natural light.



66. IFP Episode 79: Knowing your community
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Do you know your community? Do you know who the players are? How about indie film theaters? I would really love to know what's happening in your indie film community. What's playing where, and who's doing what. I want to shine some light on your indie film community.



67. IFP Episode 78: How do you thrive in this business
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How do you thrive in this business? Always be learning. Ask questions. Nobody knows everything. You can learn from anybody. Keep an open mind, and be flexible.



68. IFP Episode 77: Creating Real Characters
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Drawing from real life makes writing, and creating characters real and believable. The connection between real life experience, and the development of a character is what brings a solid human element.



69. IFP Episode 76: How to write and create great subplots
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Great subplots bring depth as well as human elements to every story. Focusing on strong subplots will take you characters and story to a whole other level.



70. IFP Episode 75: Choosing talent over technology
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Without talent technology is useless.Too often talent is what is sacrificed by some filmmakers so that they can have impressive gear. Always choose talent over technology.



71. IFP Episode 74 Know who your friends are
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Knowing who your friends are is crucial to your survival as a filmmaker and an artist. Allowing the wrong element to influence you can be detrimental to your well being as an artist, and as a human.



72. IFP Episode 73: If it seems too crazy, go for it
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When it comes to making a choice, we sometime experience apprehension that maybe what we're about to do might be too crazy or too over the top. This is when that choice is usually the most memorable.



73. IFP Episode 72: Plan, set goals, and be flexible.
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Planning and setting goals is imperative to achieving any type of success. It is also crucial to be flexible and to reassess our trajectory.



74. IFP Episode 71: What is the most important aspect of your film?
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We all know that bad sound is an unforgivable sin of filmmaking. Is poor sound quality really the only thing that we can't live with? These days there are no excuses for poor quality in several aspects of your film. Let's chat about it.



75. IFP Episode 70: Waves don't last forever - Just be ready for the next one
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In an industry as non constant as we are in, we need to realize that everything comes in waves. The highs as well as the lows. We just need to be ready for the next wave. As indie filmmakers we take the initiative to create our own waves.



76. IFP Episode 69: Feel your character - Live and respond truthfully
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This is a key component of story telling, acting, and directing. Without this component the actor, the director, and the audience are not connected with the story.



77. IFP Episode 68: True indie doesn't depend on anything to create - Just get it done
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I can't stress this enough. True "INDIE" or "INDEPENDENT" means "NON" Dependent on anything other than our own resources.If you start with a great story, and proper planning and pre-productio you can make a great film with nothing more than your own resources.



78. IFP Episode 67: Plant the seed and water it
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When we decide to be a filmmaker, we are planting a seed. Now we need to water that seed by learning and honing our craft, and keeping those around us who encourage and believe in us.



79. IFP Episode 66: A Memorial Day message for filmmakers and other artists
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Today's episode is about remembering why we have the freedom to be filmmamkers and to create.



80. IFP Episode 65: If you can't find the vibe, create the vibe
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We as creative beings love to be around that creative "VIBE". Many don't reside in an area that innately have that vibe. In this case it's up to us to create that vibe and exude creativity to those around us.



81. IFP Episode 64: Learn from the mistakes of others
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Learning from the mistakes of others will most definitely save you a heck of a lot of time, money, and heartache.



82. IFP Episode 63: When someone dangles a carrot in front of you, eat the corn
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Whenever someone offers you something that sounds like a great deal on the surface, it's always best to weigh your options. We as indie filmmakers don't need to jump at just anything that is offered.



83. IFP Episode 62: The more success you experience, the more criticism you will face
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When we achieve any level of success there are those who will criticize and try to bring our success down. If someone is maliciously attacking our success, it's usually a sign that we are heading in the right direction.



84. IFP Episode 61: Setting your thermostat for success
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If we are accustom to or have grown comfortable with a certain level of success, that is where we set our thermostat. Anything beyond that level feels in excess. We can set our thermostat to whatever level we want.



85. IFP Episode 60: Build your own door
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We have been conditioned that in order to succeed, we need to just keep knocking on doors. When a door opens a crack, we try to get our foot in. We are conditioned to jump through someone else's hoops to gain validation. As indie filmmakers and artists, it's our responsibility to build our own door, and make our own path to success.



86. IFP Episode 59: Climb a tree
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When was the last time you climbed a tree? Let's take the time to do things that we wouldn't normally do like climb a tree, of fly a kite. It could be therapeutic, and inspire creativity.



87. IFP Episode 58: Make a personal challenge
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Making a personal challenge helps us to move forward in our life, career, and passion. This causes us to step out of our comfort zone and do something that we don't normally do, or at least not in the same way.



88. IFP Episode 57: Go easy on yourself
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We are our own worst critic. We really need to give ourselves a break because this industry will always beat us up enough. Go easy on yourself.



89. IFP Episode 56: An actor and a director - The symbiotic relationship
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The relationship between an actor and a director should be very synergistic to best serve the character and the story.



90. IFP Episode 55: Knowledge is power - Experience is domination
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Knowledge is a power that grows with experience. Knowledge by itself is a powerful thing and experience is what brings life to knowledge.



91. IFP Episode 54: It's not just for other people
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One common fear of success causes us to say "That's not for me, That's for other people". This mode of thinking says that success in following our dreams is at a higher level than we can achieve. This is simply not true.



92. IFP Episode 53: It only takes one reason.
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There are a million reasons to not follow your dreams and pursue your passion. All you need is one reason to take that step and follow your dreams. Only you know what that reason is for you, and that reason far outweighs all others.



93. IFP Episode 52: Creativity is an addiction - The only treatment is the freedom to create.
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We are all creative beings. When our passion for creativity is ignited there is nothing we can do except to create. If we don't have the freedom to create in some way, a huge part of us is lost.



94. IFP Episode 51: Why ACTING is a bad word.
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Let's chat about the difference between"ACTING" and "BEING". The word "ACTING" suggests "PUTTING ON" a "FACADE", like a mask. It's something on the outside, and not born from within.



95. IFP Episode 50: Getting lost is a great opportunity for location scouting.
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Whenever we take a wrong turn or get off the beaten path we find cool places that we probably didn't know were there, or at least haven't paid much attention to. These are great opportunities to take note and scout for shooting locations.



96. IFP Episode 49: Spend quality time with story outline.
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The outline of the story is where we build the framework of our house. When we build a solid structure, we are able to fill in the peices of our story with purpose.



97. IFP Episode 48: Test and strengthen dialog by writing short films with one location.
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Strong dialog is essential to a good script. If the dialog isn't tight and meaningful with purpose, then the character's strength suffers as well. We don't need a lot of dialog. It could be minimal as log as it's strong and purposeful.



98. IFP Episode 47: Being original can be scary, but being mediocre is horrifying.
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We are in the business of taking risks. It can be scary to venture from what is safe, but safe isn't always what is best in this business. We have to be bold and take risks and to leave a lasting impression on our audience. If we don't. we are destined for mediocrity and that is horrifying and unacceptable.



99. IFP Episode 46: Why should actors be filmmakers?
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There was a time when if you were an actor, That's what you did. You focused on being an actor, taking classes, audtioning, and getting work as an actor. Now with more and more people stepping out and taking control, and becoming independent filmmakers we find ourselves in a place where that focus is limiting our options.



100. IFP Episode 45: Show business is a business and we are entrepreneurs
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Creatives sometimes forget this. Also, since this is a business we as indie filmmakers are certainly entrepreneurs. Just like giving up working for a corporation to start a business, the indie filmmaker is that entrepreneur.