The Indie Film Place Podcast
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 (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.
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.
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.
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...
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 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 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.
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....
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.