Why Indie Film Producers Must Find Their Niche & Brand Themselves

When producers start their careers and jump from horror to drama to doc back to narrative, they learn a hell of a lot, but they’re not developing a solid career path for themselves. They’re not giving themselves that opportunity to become known for something in the way directors do.

Why Indie Film Producers Must Find Their Niche & Brand Themselves

Beating Burnout: How a Commercial Director Reclaimed His Passion for Filmmaking

On the outside, Jonathan Bregel was at the top of the industry, directing commercials for some of the biggest brands on the planet. But on the inside, burnout and depression were taking their toll. This is his story getting back up after being knocked down, and learning to love the art of film again.

Beating Burnout: How a Commercial Director Reclaimed His Passion for Filmmaking

The 6 Best Music Licensing Platforms of 2019

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 6 Best Music Licensing Platforms of 2019

How to Build a Profitable Audience for Your Films

An audience puts you in charge of your own future. Instead of hoping and praying for industry gatekeepers to put you on the map, once you go through this process, you’ll be calling your own shots.

How to Build a Profitable Audience for Your Films

How We Shot a Feature Film in One Night

Not only did we shoot a feature in a single night. And not only was it entirely improvised (no script, no shot list, no regrets), but we decided to do it on the craziest and most chaotic night of the year... New Year’s Eve.

How We Shot a Feature Film in One Night
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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

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.

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