The Indie Film Place Podcast

The Indie Film Place Podcast


Latest Episodes

Creating Memorable and Relatable Characters - IFP 153
April 23, 2019

The most memorable characters are the ones that are relatable. They may be relatable to us personally, or they may be relatable as someone we know in our lives in some way. Making characters relatable and showing them as human make them memorable.

Filmmaker Usher Morgan talks about his new book LESSONS FROM THE SET - IFP 152
April 16, 2019

Filmmaker Usher Morgan (Prego, Pickings) talks about films, filmmaking, and his new book "Lessons from The Set". This book chronicles a filmmaker's journey from idea to distribution, and everything in between.

SCREENWRITING - Genre and more IFP 151
April 09, 2019

Let's chat about writing for what you know, real life, genre writing, and writer's block. Have you thought about crossing over genres? If nothing else, it could be a great exercise.

BULLITT COUNTY filmmakers David McCracken and Josh Riedford IFP 150
April 02, 2019

Writer/Director David McCracken and Josh Riedford join me to discuss their feature film "BULLITT COUNTY". This film was released theatrically in AMC theaters, and is now available on Amazon. Check out our conversation, and see this film.

The Duplass Brothers' This is John - In The Screening Room IFP 149
March 26, 2019

You know Jay and Mark Duplass from films like "The Puffy Chair" and "BagHead". Their very first film "This Is John" is in The Screening Room. If you haven't seen this short film, you gotta go to The Screening Room and Watch. This is the perfect grab a...

Filmmaker ZEKE ZELKER on his new film BILLBOARD - IFP 148
March 19, 2019

Zeke Zelker talks about his new film "BillBoard" and the medium of TransMedia. Zeke is a pioneer of transmedia, which is the method of telling a story simultaneously on multiple platforms.

Continuity - IFP 147
March 12, 2019

Continuity is one of those all important must haves in your film, just like great sound inconsistencies in your film will leave a bad impression. Focus on continuity and keep the story fluid.

Shot Composition IFP 146
March 05, 2019

Shot composition is literally the window to our story. Without thoughtful and creative shot composition, the story will fall apart or at the very least have little impact on the audience. The importance of shot composition can't be overstated.

ILLEGAL - Directed by Ryan Alexander in The Screening Room IFP 145
February 26, 2019

Director Ryan Alexander is back in The Screening Room with his new film "ILLEGAL". This film is done in one continuous shot, which is something that Ryan does very well. Definitely check out this film in The Screening Room....

WELCOME HOME by Director Doug Smith in The Screening Room IFP 144
February 19, 2019

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.