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Aug 16 2022:293 - Florencia Lozano, Actress, Writer - On Working With Bruce Willis And Halle Berry, Starring on ‘One Life To Live,’ The Truth About Casting Directors And Auditions, And The Value Of “Owning It”
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Aug 9 2022:292 - Who Influences What Movies You Watch And The Reality Of Comparison Thinking - (Indie Talk)
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Aug 2 2022:291 - Denise Greene, Producer & Director Of Program Initiatives At Black Public Media - The Power Of The Creative Incubator, Producing Winning Documentaries, And Why Story Is King (link not available)
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Jul 31 2022:290 - Ryan Hartsock, Producer - The Perils of Unearned Confidence - (Mistakes In The Making)
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Jul 26 2022:289 - Theaters Are Back Despite MCU Fan Disappointment in Thor - (Indie Talk)
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Jul 24 2022:288 - Logen Christopher, Director & Cinematographer - The Dangers Of Creative Isolation - Mistakes In The Making
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Jul 19 2022:287 - Julia Rosengren, Filmmaker, Actor, & Philanthropist - Protect The Planet, Make Great Art, And Use Money To Help People
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Jul 17 2022:286 - What Filmmakers Can Learn From Simone Biles - Industry Insights
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Jul 14 2022:285 - Entertainment Publicist Amy Prenner - Why You Should Take The Emotion Out Of Business And Never Hire PR Too Quickly (link not available)
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Jul 10 2022:284 - Writer, Actor, and Musician Korby Lenker - Stay Curious About Your Passions - (Mistakes In The Making)
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Jul 5 2022:283 - Whistleblower, Documentary Filmmaker, And Author Michael McCray On The Role Of Filmmaking In Successful Whistleblowing
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Jul 3 2022:282 - The Bechdel Test w/ Kd Amond, Elisabeth Donaldson, Tammy Hyler, Vicki Yates, and Sarah Zanotti
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Jun 28 2022:281 - Knowing When and Where To Be Yourself, Media Dog Whistles, and What To Make Once You Make Some Money - (Indie Talk)
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Jun 26 2022:280 - Best Practices For Navigating The Film Festival Circuit w/ NaFF Creative Director Lauren Ponto & Filmmaker Ava Leigh Stewart
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Jun 21 2022:279 - Director Chris St. Croix - The Truth About Selling Your Movie To Streamers and Rising Above Your Demons
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Jun 19 2022:278 - Juneteenth/Pride Month/Father's Day Special - Author And Actor Chris Haley - The Power of Poetry, Managing Anxiety and Notoriety As A Creative, and Losing Work With Wayne Brady
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Jun 14 2022:277 - Maverick, McConaughey, and Making a Statement - (Indie Talk)
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Jun 12 2022:276 - How to Get To The Core Of The Message - (Industry Insights)
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Jun 7 2022:275 - Director Janlatae' Mullins - Pitching Dawson’s Creek, Working With Gavin DeGraw, and Recognizing Procrastination As Imposter Syndrome
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Jun 5 2022:274 - Writer Sandrene Mathews - The Compound Effect of Losing Confidence - (Mistakes In The Making)
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May 31 2022:273 - Pitching, Funding, And Distributing Your Film Project (Indie Talk At The SWIFT Summit Conference)
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May 29 2022:272 - How To Be An Adaptive Filmmaker - (Industry Insights)
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May 24 2022:271 - Director & Actor Sam Brooks - The Tools & Tactics That Landed Him Roles in Fear Street 2: 1978 and Stargirl and How He Found His Courage To Act and Direct
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May 22 2022:270 - How to Manage Feast & Famine in Filmmaking - (Industry Insights)
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May 17 2022:269 - How AI Will Leverage You To Improve Story And Test Screenings - (Indie Talk)
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May 15 2022:268 - Writer & Actor Joshua Noble - Diversify Your Creative Approach - (Mistakes In The Making)
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May 10 2022:267 - Director Traci Hays - Going From Crew To Director, Finding A Mentor, and Learning To Prove Yourself Again and Again
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May 8 2022:266 - The Value of Positivity - (Industry Insights)
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May 3 2022:265 - Protecting Your Script, Keeping Your Rights, And The Non-Negotiables of Indie Film (Indie Talk)
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May 1 2022:264 - The Business Side of Film - (Industry Insights)
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Apr 26 2022:263 - Producer, Media Futurist Susan Johnston - Charge A Price Worth Working For In Film & Television
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Apr 24 2022:262 - Writer AJ Bermudez - Envy Is A Big Waste Of Time - (Mistakes In The Making)
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Apr 19 2022:261 - Landing a Streaming Deal, Negotiating a Contract, and Putting Diversity In Film in Perspective - (Indie Talk)
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Apr 17 2022:260 - Actor Dean Shortland - Take Risks, Go For It - (Mistakes In The Making)
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Apr 12 2022:259 - Todd Looby - Executive Director & Filmmaker - Filmmakers Need To Be Insanely Curious
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Apr 10 2022:258 - Indie Filmmakers Need Each Other - (Industry Insights)
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Apr 5 2022:257 - Kathryn Hecht - Executive Director AV FIlm Festival - Everyone In The Boat Has To Look For Rocks
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Apr 3 2022:256 - Costume Designer Ciciley Hoffman - Manage Expectations & Trust Your Expertise - (Mistakes In The Making) (link not available)
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Mar 29 2022:255 - The Slap Heard 'Round The World - (Indie Talk)
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Mar 29 2022:254 - DP & Director Rick Page On Lighting, Production Design, Camera Tech, and The Calm of Surrender
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Mar 27 2022:253 - The Five Minute Rule For Writers - (Industry Insights) (link not available)
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Mar 23 2022:252 - Making A Short Instead Of A Feature Could Save You Millions - (Indie Talk)
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Mar 21 2022:251 - Actor & Filmmaker Stefanie Black - You're Worth It, Say Yes To Yourself - (Mistakes In The Making)
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Mar 15 2022:250 - Documentary Filmmaker Sarah Klein - Treat Your Art Like A Dog With A Bone
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Mar 13 2022:249 - Brilliance In The Basics - (Industry Insights)
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Mar 8 2022:248 - Indie Film Investment From A to Z - EVERYTHING You Need To Know Before You Wire Funds
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Mar 6 2022:247 - Screenwriter Shannan E. Johnson - Don't Let Your Talents Distract You From Your Purpose - (Mistakes In The Making)
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Mar 1 2022:246 - Leslie Raymond - Ann Arbor Film Festival Executive Director - Pushing The Film Medium Into The Experimental
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Feb 27 2022:245 - Ignore What They Say (Industry Insights)
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Feb 22 2022:244 - Encanto Conspiracy - (Indie Talk)
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Feb 20 2022:243 - Actor JesseJames Locorriere - Be Careful Not To Let Your Craft Define You (Mistakes In The Making)
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Feb 15 2022:242 - Brian Frankel - Filmmakers Either Have Reasons or Results
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Feb 13 2022:241 - Filmmaking Is Hard Enough (Industry Insights)
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Feb 8 2022:240 - Can Jennifer Lopez Save The Rom-Com? (Indie Talk)
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Feb 6 2022:239 - Michelle McGregor - You're In Graduate School To Become A Professional Actor Not To Be A Student (Mistakes In The Making)
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Feb 1 2022:238 - Nick Frangione - Focus On The Experience Of The Audience, Not Perfection
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Jan 30 2022:237 - Terry Gingles - Don't Make This Mistake Directing an Animation (Mistakes In The Making)
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Jan 25 2022:236 - Is "Fake It 'Til You Make It" Legit or Fraud? (Indie Talk)
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Jan 24 2022:235 - Drew Maynard - Pick The Right Project (Mistakes In The Making)
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Jan 18 2022:234 - Brighid Wheeler - The Power of Story vs. Technical Ability
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Jan 17 2022:233 - Motke Dapp - Beware of the Scoundrels In Film (Mistakes in the Making)
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Jan 13 2022:232- The Best of Indie Film 2021 feat. Director Robert Broadhurst, Producer & Writer Tony Scott, and Director and Animator Valerie Barnhart (Indie Talk)
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Jan 4 2022:231- What Do Filmmakers Want? (Indie Talk)
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Dec 28 2021:230 - Andy Edmunds - How To Succeed As the Person in the Arena
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Dec 21 2021:229 - Sarah Kunin - Give Yourself Permission To Be Creative
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Dec 14 2021:228 - Travis Nicholson - Filmmaking and the Power Of Kindness, Meditation, And Saying Yes
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Dec 10 2021:227 - Mr. Beast Proves That the "5th Wave" Is Upon Us (Indie Talk)
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Nov 30 2021:226 - Michael McCray - Everybody Loves Whistleblower Stories
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Nov 23 2021:225 - Indie Film Isn't Bad, But There Are Bad People In It (Indie Talk)
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Nov 18 2021:224 - Chris Haley - Swallow Your Pride, Be The Real You, and Stop Judging Yourself
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Nov 9 2021:223 - Adam Schartoff - How to Learn from the Greats in Film and the Making of an Indie Film Show Host
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Nov 2 2021:222 - How to Get $100K for Your Short Film and What Facebook's Change to Meta Means for Indie Creators (Indie Talk)
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Oct 26 2021:221 - Alex Schmider - LGBTQ Representation in Film & Media
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Oct 25 2021:220 - Panel Talk: Knoxville Film Festival 2021 w/ Ava Leigh Stewart (Festival Bonus)
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Oct 20 2021:219 - Bored Apes, Indie NFT's, AppleTV's Secret Strategy, and What Indies Can Learn From The Squid Game (Indie Talk)
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Oct 12 2021:218 - Knox Shelton & Miriam Bale - How to Be a Courageous and Compassionate Filmmaker
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Oct 5 2021:217 - Alex Ferrari - How to Make Profitable Indie Films as a Filmtrepreneur
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Oct 3 2021:216 - What It's All About - (Film Investment Series)
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Sep 28 2021:215 - Forbidden Festival Knowledge, Addison Rae, and the Irony of the IATSE Protests (Indie Talk)
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Sep 26 2021:214 - Bet on Story, Invest In Founder Filmmakers (Film Investment Series)
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Sep 21 2021:213 - Lee Abrams - How to Succeed with Great Programming
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Sep 19 2021:212 - Helping Your Film Succeed Beyond Investment (Film Investment Series)
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Sep 14 2021:211 - Scilla Andreen - How to Get Creative, Address Your Audience, and Make Money as a Filmmaker
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Sep 12 2021:210 - Which Investment Strategy Is Best - Unicorn or Slate (Film Investment Series)
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Sep 7 2021:209 - Market Your Film Like Ryan Reynolds (Indie Talk)
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Sep 5 2021:208 - Trust Games Increase Deal Flow (Film Investment Series)
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Aug 31 2021:207 - Julius Ritter - How To Harness Pain Into Creativity and Appreciate the Filmmaking Journey
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Aug 29 2021:206 - Trust Is An Observance of Patterns (Film Investment Series)
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Aug 28 2021:205 - DEFYing Expectations In Film - Live From The DEFY Film Festival (Festival Bonus)
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Aug 24 2021:204 - Jasmine Kenya - How to Harness the Power of Animation To Forge A Better World
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Aug 22 2021:203 - Investors Need To Travel To Lower Risk (Film Investment Series)
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Aug 17 2021:202 - How Theaters Can Thrive After COVID-19 & a PSA on Marvel's Shang-Chi (Indie Talk)
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Aug 15 2021:201 - Why Investors Flock To Film Investment (Film Investment Series)
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Aug 10 2021:200 - Keith McDaniel - How To Start A Film Festival, Make Impactful Documentaries, and Have Creative Conviction
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Aug 8 2021:199 - Great Producers and Investors Are Married To The Film Project (Film Investment Series)
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Aug 4 2021:198 - Alexis Gambis - Film, Science, Art , and Sundance Award-Winning Filmmaking
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Aug 1 2021:197 - Set an "Off the Record" Meeting Before You Invest (Film Investment Series)
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Jul 27 2021:196 - How To Play the "Hollywood" IP Game and Win As An Indie (Indie Talk)
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Jul 25 2021:195 - Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted (Film Investment Series)
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Jul 22 2021:194 - Confidence and The Struggle Mindset (Industry Insights)
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Jul 20 2021:193 - Chris Conner - Be Humble, Keep Calm, Show Up, and Know Why You're Doing It
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Jul 18 2021:192 - How To Find Film Investments and Increase Deal Flow (Film Investment Series)
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Jul 13 2021:191 - Kevin Christopher - How to Protect the Intellectual Property Rights of Your Film
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Jul 12 2021:190 - Every Indie Film Has The Opportunity To Be Profitable (Film Investment Series)
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Jul 6 2021:189 - Dr. Christian Gregory - Becoming Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise - The Legacy and Impact of Dick Gregory
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Jul 4 2021:188 - Measuring Success In Indie Filmmaking (Film Investment Series)
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Jun 29 2021:187 - Finding a Mentor and Doing Your Part To Create a Film Community (Indie Talk)
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Jun 27 2021:186 - Distributors Face Normal Business Obstacles Like Any Other Business (Film Investment Series)
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Jun 22 2021:185 - Jeffrey Pittle - How To Build A Creative Life, Stay In Business, and Pitch Your Best Work
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Jun 15 2021:184 - Festivals Are Live! Align Your Film With The Right Film Festival (Indie Talk)
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Jun 13 2021:183 - A Hit Movie Is the Icing, Not the Cake for Indie Film Distributors (Film Investment Series)
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Jun 8 2021:182 - Nathaniel Nuon - How to Leverage Ingenuity In Indie Filmmaking
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Jun 6 2021:181 - Is Every Film Sale a Win? (Film Investment Series)
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Jun 4 2021:180 - Wanting To Be Better (Industry Insights)
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Jun 1 2021:179 - Media Consolidation, Amazon Buys Bond, and Buyers Want The Promise of Profit and The Certainty of Value (Indie Talk)
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May 30 2021:178 - The Pros & Cons of Big Name Talent in Your Indie Film (Film Investment Series)
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May 28 2021:177 - Paula Landry - Film Financing and the Importance of Theaters to Indie Filmmakers
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May 18 2021:176 - Caroline Locorriere - Actors: It's a Mistake to Get An Agent Before You Have Training
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May 16 2021:175 - Great Producers Should Get Distribution In Pre-Production (Film Investment Series)
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May 11 2021:174 - Josh Bishop - How to Win at the Business of Film Before the Film Gets Made
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May 9 2021:173 - Invest In Filmmakers That Are True To Their Audience (Film Investment Series)
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May 7 2021:172 - People Buy On Emotions (Industry Insights)
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May 4 2021:171 - What the Girl Scouts Can Teach Us About First Principle Branding and How to Turn an Investor Into a Financier (Indie Talk)
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May 2 2021:170 - The Marketing Holy Grail (Film Investment Series)
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Apr 27 2021:169 - Magali Barbe - Finding Your Own Way as a Filmmaker
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Apr 25 2021:168 - Producers Should Pursue Distribution in Pre-Production (Film Investment Series)
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Apr 20 2021:167 - Monetizing Your Short Film w/ Disney & Hulu and The Future of Sequels and Spin-Offs (Indie Talk)
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Apr 18 2021:166 - The Risks and Advantages of Being First Money In (Film Investment Series)
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Apr 13 2021:165 - Danielle Vega - Finding Yourself in a Character
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Apr 11 2021:164 - Film Should Drive Density or Subscribers (Film Investment Series)
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Apr 6 2021:163 - Bob Raines - The TN Entertainment Commission & Filmmaking in Tennessee
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Apr 4 2021:162 - Anti-Specialization Is Better For Film Execution (Film Investment Series)
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Mar 30 2021:161 - The Best Plans in Filmmaking Are Highly-Specific (Indie Talk)
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Mar 28 2021:160 - Execute A Plan (Film Investment Series)
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Mar 25 2021:159 - Alan Powell - Netflix Film: A Week Away (Bonus)
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Mar 25 2021:A Conversation w/ Actor & Producer Alan Powell (Best of MAKE IT)
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Mar 23 2021:158 - Jennica Schwartzman - Filmmaking is Human
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Mar 21 2021:157 - Ask Good Questions (Film Investment Series)
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Mar 18 2021:156 - Vital Film Friends (Industry Insights)
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Mar 16 2021:155 - Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Indie Film (Indie Talk)
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Mar 14 2021:154 - Do the Work (Film Investment Series)
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Mar 9 2021:153 - Sevan Najarian - VFX, Animation, Comedy, and Channel 101
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Mar 7 2021:152 - Do The Math (Film Investment Series)
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Mar 4 2021:151 - An Editor's Hard Drive is Indie Gold (Industry Insights)
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Mar 2 2021:150 - How to Find and Maintain Inspiration as an Indie Film Creative (Indie Talk)
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Feb 28 2021:149 - Picking the Right Entertainment Lawyer (Film Investment Series)
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Feb 23 2021:148 - Korby Lenker - Making Music and Making Movies
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Feb 21 2021:147 - The Unavoidable FOMO (Film Investment Series)
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Feb 16 2021:146 - The Story of 'Black Bodies' in Canada (Indie Talk)
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Feb 9 2021:145 - Emil Gallardo - Ethnicity, Culture, and Filmmaking
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Feb 2 2021:144 - Valerie Barnhart - Talented Filmmakers Find A Way
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Jan 31 2021:143 - How to Develop Your "Walk Away" Point (Film Investment Series)
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Jan 26 2021:142 - Robert Broadhurst - Filmmaking as Introspective Art
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Jan 21 2021:141 - Social Desire, WW84, and the Great Dr. King (Indie Talk)
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Jan 17 2021:140 - Upfront Contracting as a Force-Multiplier (Film Investment Series)
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Jan 12 2021:139 - Nick Lopez - Highlighting the Stories of Working Class Humans
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Jan 10 2021:138 - Negotiating Contract Terms (Film Investment Series)
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Jan 5 2021:137 - A Look Back On The Events That Shaped 2020 And a Look Ahead to 2021 (Indie Talk)
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Dec 29 2020:136 - Tom Stajmiger - From Stage to Film
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Dec 22 2020:135 - Chris DeBlasio - Understanding and Targeting the Market for Your Film
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Dec 16 2020:134 - Persistence (Industry Insights)
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Dec 15 2020:133 - Sandra Garcia - You are the Brand
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Dec 13 2020:132 - Fall Out of Love (Film Investment Series)
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Dec 12 2020:131 - Why Your Digital Branding and Marketing Didn't Work and What To Do About It (Indie Talk)
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Dec 6 2020:130 - The Cooling-Off Period (Film Investment Series)
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Dec 3 2020:129 - Don't Be Afraid to Ask Questions (Industry Insights)
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Dec 1 2020:128 - Dr. Nicholas Quin Serenati - Self-expression, Recontextualization, and Mindfulness in Art
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Nov 26 2020:127 - The Market Wants You to Do the Same Thing (Industry Insights)
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Nov 24 2020:126 - The Queen's Gambit and The Holy Grail (Indie Talk)
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