Over the past year, I’ve been attending U.S. & international film markets with big-name speakers from streaming services, studios, and the indie world. Here are their top tips, distilled into a business guide for creatives who are making independent films.
Everyone in the film industry talks about the importance of networking, but no one really explains how this works for first-time filmmakers. Here are some practical tips that I’ve picked up over the past few years that might help you
I’ll start with a theatre story. In the early 1960s, Jerry Bock (composer), Joseph Stein (book writer), and Sheldon Harnick (lyricist) were working with Jerome Robbins (director) on a new musical set in Russia. It would come to be known