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Martin Scorsese Masterclass: Learn Directing from the Master – Indie Film Hustle

By Alex Ferrari

Martin Scorsese Teaches Filmmaking MasterClass Martin Scorsese drew his first storyboard when he was eight. Today he’s a legendary director whose films—from Mean Streets to The Wolf of Wall Street—have shaped movie history. In his first-ever online class, the Oscar winner teaches his approach to filmmaking, from storytelling to editing to working with actors. He…

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How to Make a Feature Film for Less Than Minimum Wage – Indie Film Hustle

By Guest Post

How to Make a Feature Film for Less Than Minimum Wage The journey of our feature film “Before The Dark” begins with a phone call from my good friend Benny Oliveri, Benny and I met at Film School and had stayed in touch ever since. A few years after Film School we both found ourselves…

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Film Noir: Ultimate Guide to the Dark & Sexy Cinematic Style – Indie Film Hustle

By Alex Ferrari

What is Film Noir? Film noir is a term in filmmaking that’s used predominantly to refer to classy Hollywood crime dramas, mainly the ones that emphasize sexual motivations and cynical attitudes. The Hollywood classical film noir era was said to have extended from the early 1940s to the late 50s. During this period, Film Noir…

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IFH 184: How to Location Scout on a Budget with Brian L. Tan – Indie Film Hustle

By Alex Ferrari

How to Location Scout on a Budget with Brian L. Tan Anytime I location scout a property we are going to shoot at I always look out for the boobie traps that might hurt the shoot. Finding an dealing with locations can be a nightmare, especially when you have little or no budget. Today on…

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Switching from Final Cut Pro 7 to DaVinci Resolve 14 – Indie Film Hustle

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Switching from Final Cut Pro 7 to DaVinci Resolve 14 With the upcoming release of Mac OS “High Sierra” this month, it’s been announced that Apple’s Final Cut Pro 7 will no longer be supported (see here: Final Cut Pro is Officially Dead). So what about the 10 years of Final Cut Pro projects I…

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Top 10 Must Listen to Cinematography Podcasts – Indie Film Hustle

By Alex Ferrari

Indie Film Hustle’s Top 10 Cinematography Podcasts Cinematography Podcasts are like a free film school for aspiring or professional cinematographers. Indie Film Hustle has put together the Top Ten must listen to cinematography podcasts of the last year. From Oscar winners to cinema lens gurus, be sure to take notes because there are a ton…

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IFH TV: My 2003 Project Greenlight Submission Tape – Indie Film Hustle

By Alex Ferrari

My 2003 Project Greenlight Submission Tape It’s the summer of 2003 and the second season of the filmmaking reality show, Project Greenlight, is taking submissions from directors and screenwriters. Before Batman and Jason Bourne, there was Project Greenlight, the brainchild of Oscar Winners Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. I had just a few student short…

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IFH 183: How to Have a Sustainable Career in the Film Business with Straw Weisman – Indie Film Hustle

By Alex Ferrari

How to Have a Sustainable Career in the Film Business with Straw Weisman I always talk about “hustle” and that “you have to keep moving forward no matter what” to make it in this business. Today’s guest is the most authentic example of those concepts I’ve ever met. Straw Weisman is a writer, director, producer,…

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Quentin Tarantino Screenplays (Download) – Indie Film Hustle

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Quentin Tarantino Screenplays What can be said about Quentin Tarantino the screenwriter that hasn’t been said before? QT has, easily, one of the most unique and singular voice in the history of cinema. You may love him or hate him but you will remember him. Reading his screenplays is a masterclass in dialog, structure, and rhythm.…

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Barry Lyndon: Breaking Down Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece – Indie Film Hustle

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Barry Lyndon: Breaking Down Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece In the history of dramatic films, Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon gets a beautiful ranking. It won a total of four Oscars under the production category. It is a film that is based on a novel written by William Makepeace Thackeray: ‘The Luck of Barry Lyndon,’ in 1844. The…

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IFH 182: The Indie Film Hustle Tribe Interrogates Alex Ferrari with Rob Alicea – Indie Film Hustle

By Alex Ferrari

The Indie Film Hustle Tribe Interrogates Alex Ferrari with Rob Alicea Today’s episode is a first for the IFH Podcast. I had Indie Film Hustle Tribe Member Rob Alicea reach out to me with a crazy idea. He wanted to interview me for the podcast. He thought that the tribe would like to know more…

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Christopher Nolan Screenplays (Download) – Indie Film Hustle

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Christopher Nolan Screenplays Christopher Nolan is one of the greatest filmmakers of his generation. Being a writer/director really sets him a part from his contemporaries. His screenplays are a master class in the craft. We decided to put together an easy resource for screenwriters and filmmakers to be able to download Christopher Nolan Screenplays and…

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IFH 181: Trailer Editing Techniques to Cut a Badass Movie Trailer – Indie Film Hustle

By Alex Ferrari

Trailer Editing Techniques to Cut a Badass Movie Trailer I’ve probably edited over 500 movie trailers, network promos, and commercials in my career. So many indie filmmakers and feature film editors think they can just throw together a trailer for their feature film and make it work. Over the years, I’ve shared my Trailer Editing Techniques…

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WATCH: Why the First Act of Every Film Is The Same! – Indie Film Hustle

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Why the First Act of Every Film Is The Same! It is surprising that the first act of most movies are normally the same, the way they set up the character as part of the storyline for the film. Most films show these five things, although maybe not in this exact order. Check out this…

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IFH 180: How to Cast a No Budget Indie Film with Casting Director Veronika Lee – Indie Film Hustle

By Alex Ferrari

How to Cast a No Budget Indie Film with Casting Director Veronika Lee Ahhhh casting. It’s probably the last thing a director or producer wants to think about during production. But it’s true: casting can make or break a film. A bad casting decision can be glaringly obvious at the worst possible time. So it’s…

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