MindsetRob Hardy

Filmmaking Isn't Always Fun or Easy, But It's Always Worth It

Turns out, one of the pieces of advice I’ve been sharing with filmmakers isn’t really that accurate. So let’s set the record straight.

MindsetRob Hardy
Filmmaking Isn't Always Fun or Easy, But It's Always Worth It

The 5 Best Music Licensing Platforms of 2017

Music is responsible for much of what an audience feels when they watch a film. So if you’re truly serious about storytelling and moving your audience emotionally, the last thing you want is generic, boring stock music. 

The 5 Best Music Licensing Platforms of 2017
Rob HardyFear, Anxiety

How to Conquer the Fear that Comes with Being a Filmmaker

We're all dealing with some level of fear as we make our way through the world as filmmakers. But that doesn't mean we have to let that fear get the best of us.

Rob HardyFear, Anxiety
How to Conquer the Fear that Comes with Being a Filmmaker

The Best Guest Articles Published on Filmmaker's Process in 2016

As we come up on the one year mark since Filmmaker's Process officially launched, I wanted to look back on the year and pull out some of my favorite guest submissions that have appeared on the site so far. There are some seriously great ones.

The Best Guest Articles Published on Filmmaker's Process in 2016

Quick Tip: The Smart Way to Schedule Your Indie Film

Things inevitably take longer than you expect they will on indie film sets. Oftentimes, this leads to a frantic rush at the end of the day to get all of the necessary shots to make the film actually work in the edit.

Quick Tip: The Smart Way to Schedule Your Indie Film

Casting Quick Tip: A Simple Way to Find the Best Actors in Auditions

This morning I was reading Dan Mirvish's hilarious and incredibly useful book, The Cheerful Subversive's Guide to Independent Filmmaking, and he shared a tip he learned from the great casting director Lynn Stalmaster.

Casting Quick Tip: A Simple Way to Find the Best Actors in Auditions

How a Pro Film Editor Reclaimed His Focus, Creativity, & Health

With all the latest headlines indicating that sitting all day is collectively destroying our health, you might think that film editors would be doomed. Then again, you haven't met Zack Arnold.

How a Pro Film Editor Reclaimed His Focus, Creativity, & Health

Perpetual Motion, or the Power of Continuously Making Films

I’ve been on the festival circuit with my film about a circus, Son of Clowns, directing a new short film & releasing an old one, plus attempting to write an 8 episode micro-budget series called Home Remedy

Perpetual Motion, or the Power of Continuously Making Films