Independent Filmmaker's Guide

By Steven Pierce

How movies get made. Each week Steven Pierce talks to industry leaders, independent filmmakers, and technology experts about filmmaking. From learning about the latest gear, to how to self-distribute your independent film, Independent Filmmaker's Guide brings experts to their audience.

  1. 1.
    How The Colorist Becomes a Storyteller | Documentary Filmmaking
    42:49
  2. 2.
    Your Story Must Be Relevant: a Conversation with The God Committee
    29:26
  3. 3.
    The "Legitimate Business" of Making a Harvey Keitel Gangster Film | Lansky
    44:54
  4. 4.
    How To Create a TV Pilot With an Indie Filmmaking Mind | Timberwood
    42:41
  5. 5.
    Start Planning Your Film’s Distribution & Marketing | Brainstorm Media
    51:26
  6. 6.
    Your Film Is Not Done | Color Correction with Josh Bohoskey
    39:13
  7. 7.
    Giving Your Film a Face For Your Audience | Key Art
    38:57
  8. 8.
    Making The Film You Want Against All Odds
    40:42
  1. 9.
    How to Market Your Movie Visually
    35:53
  2. 10.
    Make Your Micro-Budget a Big Success: Pink Opaque
    56:33
  3. 11.
    Indie Film Producer Master Class | The Film SILO
    58:22
  4. 12.
    Write What You Know, Shoot What You Have: The Success of THE DJINN
    48:22
  5. 13.
    How To Navigate Any Set: Actor Todd Alan Crain
    52:06
  6. 14.
    How To Create A Prolific Film Career: 50 years with Steven Poster A.S.C.
    54:29
  7. 15.
    How To Move From Commercials to Features: The Ghost Who Walks
    38:15
  8. 16.
    Using comedy to tell meaningful stories: Jenna Laurenzo on Lez Bomb
    42:23
  9. 17.
    How to Capture Authenticity in a Documentary: Justin Staple's American Rapstar
    32:04
  10. 18.
    Costs That Will Kill Your Film: The Importance of the Line Producer
    42:58
  11. 19.
    The 9 Day Feature Film
    35:57
  12. 20.
    Horror King: Jeffrey Reddick
    49:10
  13. 21.
    House of Cards, Mr. Robot and More: Jeremy Holm
    31:09
  14. 22.
    Nigel Barker: Photos, Film, & Finding Your Voice
    40:14
  15. 23.
    Killer Queen - From Producer To Director: Jenn Wexler
    23:39
  16. 24.
    Creating a Horror Slasher: The Ranger
    39:34
  17. 25.
    Make One Million Bucks Look Like Ten: Lucky Grandma
    33:21
  18. 26.
    STILL HERE: A Focus On Acting
    34:39
  19. 27.
    John Leguizamo Directs His First Feature: Critical Thinking
    42:03
  20. 28.
    Still Here: Prioritizing Performance
    34:03
  21. 29.
    Safe On Set After Covid
    28:09
  22. 30.
    BlacKkKlansman Oscar Winner teams up with Empire's Trai Byers: The 24th
    37:25
  23. 31.
    Making a RomCom For This Generation
    11:43
  24. 32.
    Vinnie Jones: "Snatch" to Indie Producer
    34:36
  25. 33.
    Returning to Film School In Covid
    36:58
  26. 34.
    From Iron Man to Indie: Faran Tahir and the cast of I'll Meet You There
    27:24
  27. 35.
    How A Film Survived After SXSW Vanished
    39:15
  28. 36.
    How to Photograph and Film Protests
    1:13:17
  29. 37.
    The Last Dance: From Your Living Room to Netflix
    45:45
  30. 38.
    Work Better With Your Cinematographer
    41:44
  31. 39.
    A Short Film That Gets Over Half A Million Views - NY RHAPSODY
    33:32

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