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An overview is attached. ◆ Putting charges on your credit cards and using other credit cards to pay off the first card. I call this Credit Card Poker or Russian Roulette. This is how a lot of independent films get made. It’s not recommended, unless you have a movie that’s really going to make some money. ah hell, you’ll probably do it anyway Here’s a tip. If you actually have a credit card, leave it at home. Only take it out when you have a purchase planned. This is inconvenient, but that’s the point; it keeps you from making impulse buys.
Too many people get caught up in the glitz of filmmaking, and forget that filmmaking is storytelling. Make sure you have a good story. Your actors and audience will thank you. Chapter 2 Fundraising 20 Chapter 2 Fundraising his aspect of producing a film is making sure you and your crew have the money for the art supplies you need to make your art. This includes cameras, video tape, food, transportation, computers to edit on, software, tapes to make dubs, postage to send tapes out to festivals, and so on.
X (painter sponsored by The Healing of the Nations)6 Noah Herald (filmmaker Life Ends Merge Left) Pamela Z (electronic composer) Richard Kern (filmmaker/photographer) Ron Ashton (musician The Stooges) Simon Clifton (painter/actor/musician) Stephen Elliott (writer/activist) Storm Large (chanteuse) Suki (actor) Vale (writer/publisher ReSearch Magazine) Our basic criteria, with few exceptions, is that all subjects 1. Make a living at art 6. A painter who grows pot for a living. I was gonna interview him with a hood on in his basement full of pot.