6 Things Not to Do When Making an Independent Film

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DON’T GIVE UP ON YOUR ART

“Nothing good or nothing worth having is easy to attain, and the filmmaking business is no exception to that rule—being a person of color doesn’t make it that much easier,” he says. “This is such a tough game to break into; even our White counterparts have to go through their hustle to break in. It’s not for the faint at heart. Unless you’re really passionate about this, and it’s something you want to do, you probably won’t sustain. Stay active and stay at it if you truly believe this is what you were meant to do here. You [have to] keep it going until that door opens.”

DON’T GIVE UP ON YOUR ART

“Nothing good or nothing worth having is easy to attain,…

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