And The Winner Is…

First of all, I want to thank everyone who participated. Considering that I just started this blog and my list is still quite small, we had a lot of people participate - 37 sets of coverage! I was only planning on posting the top 10 pieces, but I decided to post everyone's writing. If you submitted coverage and are not on this list, you have my apologies - I posted everything that got to me. Just seeing this many versions of what folks read into my script was wonderful. So many perspectives Read more [...]

How To Register Your Script With The Writers Guild Of America

I know most of you know how to do this already, but since I just did it only minutes ago with my short film script, "Escalation," I thought I would give you some links and walk you through the process. It took me 5 minutes to fill out the form, upload the pdf file of my script and register. This is where you go to register: Click Here It costs $20 ($10 if you are WGA member). Just don't screw it up - they won't let you revise your submission. Read more [...]

How I Built An Opt-In Email List Of 50,000+ Followers

One of the most important things you can do as an Independent Filmmaker is create a following. Remember, it's not "Who you know that matters, it WHO KNOWS YOU." I learned this lesson from my years as an Internet marketer and am going to show you how I built a list of over 50,000 followers for my real estate investing business site. I will show you how I found them, how I got them to opt-in to my mailing list, how I educate them and build an ongoing relationship with them. I believe the most Read more [...]

How To Pay For Your Film

There is no reason to let lack of funds keep you from being a filmmaker. In this downloadable Free Report, I will show you how to finance your film even if you have very few resources. I'm a real estate investor and many years ago, I learned how to buy real estate and finance it without using my own money. In fact, I started my business when I was dead broke. I'm going to show you how to apply "Zero Down Real Estate" investment principles to financing your feature film project. Just click here, Read more [...]

Joe Info – My Story

My Story - (Long & Occasionally Painful) I have been a filmmaker since the 3rd grade (1967), but I got a little sidetracked about 20 years ago. I graduated from Film School in 1981 from Columbia College in Chicago. After a few memorable months as a pizza delivery man in Indianapolis, I moved back to Chicago and then on to Los Angeles. I worked in the movie industry for the next 6 years as a Grip, Production Staff (filled my share of coolers), an Educational and Industrial Film script Read more [...]