6 Things Not to Do When Making an Independent Film

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DON’T BE AFRAID TO START SMALL

A lot of filmmakers have grandiose ideas that can make the realities of creating their project seem overwhelming and improbable. “Try to work within your resources,” says LaMothe. “There’s a lot a filmmakers who have their own cameras and their own equipment who basically just want to build their resume and just do solid work. Your first piece won’t necessarily be Armageddon, but start small and get some momentum, get some buzz.”

DON’T BE AFRAID TO START SMALL

A lot of filmmakers have grandiose ideas that can make…

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  • Taku

    While this is a good possible angle, I have a feeilng Billie won’t go that direction. First off, she now knows that Ruth is some sort of family issues that might make her feel sorry for Ruth and thus she wouldn’t go for the kill blow yet. And second, Billie seems like the kind of person who would lord blackmail material over her victim to watch them twist in the wind and do stuff for her, only to have it blow up in her face later. Which seems like the kind of thing Willis would write.

  • Mohammed

    i only do when a teacher litims the number of online sources you can cite although in some instances the library can be more effective, like when you need to look up writing criticism for, say an English paper. so i use the library/books maybe 5% of the timeReferences :