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How do I start directing?

What questions do I need to ask? Do I need to understand all the parts? Here are some of the things you need to become a good director. You need to: Have the ability to take charge Be able to think things through out of your box Understand the role of every department, including those […]

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Can short films make money?

A short film does not necessarily have to be a “thing” or a “hit” or any other “big deal.” It is important to note that short films can and often do sell online or off the web and have been seen in theaters and festivals. That also doesn’t mean any of the money earned from […]

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How can I learn filmmaking?

Why don’t I just study it?” And I’ll explain that the most important thing is to understand your role, and then what makes sense for you as a filmmaker. I feel that it’s the most important thing to learn. There are so many things you do in the beginning that may not seem important or […]

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Who gets paid the most in a movie?

He who spends the most. Now consider these two movies. The one where it’s not the bad guy who gets paid the most money: it’s the hero of the story. So it’s not the villain who gets the biggest paycheck? It’s the hero. Why do they get paid the most? Because, in a movie of […]

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Do you need a college degree to be a film director?

I have some sort of college-age kids. I always have, and I’m working for the past 20 years on these things. This is my first professional film. I didn’t know until the last four years where I was going to go or what I was going to be doing. What is the biggest challenge of […]

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How do I market myself as a filmmaker?

What did I learn that makes me the person I am today? Where did I have to start? How do I learn the same as I do now from a life dedicated to film? How do I get out of the house, not to the cinema but to the studio where I could spend more […]

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How much do indie filmmakers make?

“It’s definitely something to think about, and that’s because you have to think about it in order to do your job. I like to think about my job as a photographer, and that’s something that makes me feel like I’m still doing the same thing when I was in high school. It’s the same work […]

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How do I get a job in movies?

How do I get a shot at the director or the stars (who really know how to write good scripts)? And what exactly is the point of this blog? These questions are the reason why I decided to create this site. Now that I’m a film writer, my professional life has changed a lot. I […]

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Is filmmaking a good career?

The answer may never be known. I’ve had many good movies in recent years. I’ve done two very successful musicals. I’ve made the two best TV movies of my career. I’ve managed to make some really good commercials. I’m proud of the movies I’ve made. I’ve made the kind of movies I can make if […]

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How do actors get paid?

Actors in the television industry generally are considered to be “solo” performers which means that their earnings are directly tied to their performance in the show but they are not paid a salary per episode. While it is common that television shows pay an individual producer a percentage of the money received from each episode […]