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Film Trooper

By Scott McMahon

Welcome to Film Trooper, where we empower the filmmaking entrepreneur. Why? Because film production is no longer a barrier—anyone can make a film. Film distribution is no longer a barrier—anyone can sell their film directly to the world.  Film sales and marketing are the last barriers!  To rise above the noise of the internet is the challenge — this is the place that explores these topics to help you, the filmmaking entrepreneur.

  1. 1.
    158: What Happens When You Make A Movie For The Mob?03/06/2019
    1:30:58
  2. 2.
    157: How To Make Films For China02/09/2019
    41:27
  3. 3.
    156: Q&A Film Distribution01/24/2019
    1:27:53
  4. 4.
    155: What Really To Do With Your Indie Film12/19/2018
    1:32:51
  5. 5.
    154: Creating an Epic Viking Horror Film12/19/2018
    1:07:28
  6. 6.
    153: How To Create VR and Augmented Reality Films12/12/2018
    1:02:35
  7. 7.
    152: How To Create Practical Effects For Your Film12/07/2018
    1:04:41
  8. 8.
    151: How Do You Start Your CGI Filmmaking Career?07/02/2018
    1:04:06
  1. 9.
    150: How To Level Up Your Filmmaking Career06/21/2018
    46:49
  2. 10.
    149: Lessons Learned From Indie Film Hustle04/27/2018
    1:07:48
  3. 11.
    148: Discussing Story and A Well Written Script04/12/2018
    1:04:48
  4. 12.
    147: How To Make Live Theater Into A Film03/30/2018
    1:05:03
  5. 13.
    146: What I Learned From My Hiatus From Film Trooper (Part 2)03/20/2018
    1:10:10
  6. 14.
    145: What I Learned From My Hiatus From Film Trooper (Part 1)03/20/2018
    56:29
  7. 15.
    144: How To Sell Your Film To A Distributor11/15/2017
    1:02:42
  8. 16.
    143: How To Run A Film Distribution Company10/28/2017
    1:11:05
  9. 17.
    142: How To Sell Your Film at The American Film Market (AFM)10/27/2017
    59:24
  10. 18.
    141: Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers with Richard RB Botto10/23/2017
    1:12:27
  11. 19.
    140: Filmmakers & Actors: Working a Full-Time Job While Pursuing Your Dream10/17/2017
    1:35:35
  12. 20.
    139: How To Get A Named Actor In Your Film and How To Work With SAG (part 2)09/28/2017
    1:16:10
  13. 21.
    138: How To Get A Named Actor In Your Film and How To Work With SAG (part 1)09/03/2017
    55:41
  14. 22.
    137: Filmmaker Problems and How To Fix Them08/23/2017
    1:25:17
  15. 23.
    136: How To Take Your Indie Film On The Road06/22/2017
    1:01:57
  16. 24.
    135: How to Sell Your Film to Netflix05/18/2017
    1:18:37
  17. 25.
    134: How to Gain Access to Anyone05/05/2017
    59:11
  18. 26.
    133: How to Market Your Indie Film (Part 2)04/21/2017
    58:59
  19. 27.
    132: How to Market Your Indie Film (Part 1)04/14/2017
    1:02:51
  20. 28.
    131: Predicting Disruptions in the Entertainment Industry04/04/2017
    46:52
  21. 29.
    130: How to Make a Web Series a Success03/23/2017
    54:55
  22. 30.
    129: How Do Movies Make Money?03/09/2017
    1:03:15
  23. 31.
    128: How To Make Money Off Your Documentary Film with Christopher Rufo02/17/2017
    1:01:16
  24. 32.
    127: 10 Ways To Improve Your Luck As A Filmmaker02/10/2017
    30:42
  25. 33.
    126: The 6 Gold-Mine Genres of Indie Hollywood with Scott Kirkpatrick01/17/2017
    1:05:05
  26. 34.
    125: What Self-Publishing a Book Taught Me About Selling Films Online01/08/2017
    33:54
  27. 35.
    124: Lessons Learned From The New World of Film Distribution With Peter Broderick12/28/2016
    45:16
  28. 36.
    123: How To Pitch To A Hollywood Executive with Stephanie Palmer, Good in a Room12/13/2016
    1:02:17
  29. 37.
    122: Sound Recording and Mixing Tips For Your Indie Film12/04/2016
    1:24:03
  30. 38.
    121: How To Make A Living From Your Web Series and Documentaries with Lucas Longacre11/24/2016
    1:41:40
  31. 39.
    120: Don’t Take Your Film To A Festival: The American Film Market (AFM)11/04/2016
    29:46
  32. 40.
    119: Imagine Making $193M Off Your Micro-Budget Film with Oren Peli10/20/2016
    1:36:30
  33. 41.
    118: How To Find Your Next Movie Concept (Part 1) with Brooks Elms10/13/2016
    1:06:03
  34. 42.
    117: Better Control Over Your Film Distribution with Dot Studio Pro10/06/2016
    45:44
  35. 43.
    116: How To Get People To Come To Your Screening with Alex Petrovich09/22/2016
    1:12:23
  36. 44.
    115: How To Get A Meeting with Netflix, HBO, and CNN For Your Documentary with Jonny Wallström09/16/2016
    1:09:55
  37. 45.
    114: Overcoming Death and Making Movies That Matter with Jenna Edwards09/08/2016
    1:09:35
  38. 46.
    113: How To Get A Distribution Deal with The Bet08/31/2016
    1:31:23
  39. 47.
    112: What If Your Script SUCKS & How To Fix It (Part 2)08/17/2016
    1:33:13
  40. 48.
    111: What If Your Script SUCKS & How To Fix It (Part 1)07/29/2016
    1:31:35
  41. 49.
    110: How To Make MONEY with Your Live Screenings, Christopher Everett07/04/2016
    1:15:14
  42. 50.
    109: How Do You Actually Make A Living As A Filmmaker? with Jason Kartalian06/24/2016
    1:16:55
  43. 51.
    108: How To Make and Sell a Micro-Budget Film with Alex Ferrari06/16/2016
    1:10:47
  44. 52.
    107: How to Become a Local Filmmaking Hero with Chris White06/11/2016
    1:09:08
  45. 53.
    106: Driver X – Art & Science of No Budget Filmmaking with Mark Stolaroff04/08/2016
    1:19:54
  46. 54.
    105: What Happens in a PIXAR Brain Trust Meeting? Disney Screenwriter, Rob Edwards Explains03/17/2016
    1:45:43
  47. 55.
    104: How To Sell Your Script with Brooks Elms02/11/2016
    56:03
  48. 56.
    103: Star Wars Meets Shakespeare with Author Ian Doescher02/02/2016
    40:23
  49. 57.
    102: What are the 4 Pillars of Storytelling with Patrick Moreau of StillMotion01/22/2016
    50:41
  50. 58.
    101: What is the Future of Filmmaking? A Lightsaber Duel Reveals the Secret01/10/2016
    16:41
  51. 59.
    100: Film Marketing Fridays, What are the 3 Biggest Pains for Filmmakers? And How to Fix Them12/07/2015
    33:02
  52. 60.
    099: State of Affairs in Indie Film with Dave Bullis11/12/2015
    1:02:06
  53. 61.
    098: Film Marketing Fridays, How To Market Yourself As A Stunt Performer11/07/2015
    1:05:41
  54. 62.
    097: Bridging the Indie Gap with Brad Wilke of Smarthouse Creative11/03/2015
    1:04:02
  55. 63.
    096: Digital Marketing for the Storypeneur with Annelise Larson10/25/2015
    57:15
  56. 64.
    095: Film Marketing Fridays, How To Get The Word of Mouth Out For Your Film10/17/2015
    1:27:09
  57. 65.
    094: Film Marketing Fridays, Using Live Events to Market and Fund Your Film10/10/2015
    48:51
  58. 66.
    093: Demystifying the Myth of the Starving Artist with Cory Huff10/02/2015
    48:04
  59. 67.
    092: Film Festival Secrets with Christopher Holland09/22/2015
    55:07
  60. 68.
    091: Respect the Process with Commercial Director, Filmmaker and Comedian, Jordan Brady09/10/2015
    1:12:09
  61. 69.
    089: Film Marketing Fridays, Crowdfunding Your Finishing Funds09/08/2015
    58:00
  62. 70.
    090: How a Filmmaker Generated 1.5 Million Views For His Feature Film, Algorithm, with Jon Schiefer09/08/2015
    1:38:54
  63. 71.
    088: Producer’s Rep and Founder of Producer Foundry, Ben Yennie09/03/2015
    47:47
  64. 72.
    086: How a Filmmaker Made $90,000 Selling His Short Film Online with Alex Ferrari (Part 1)08/28/2015
    55:38
  65. 73.
    087: How a Filmmaker Made $90,000 Selling His Short Film Online with Alex Ferrari (Part 2)08/28/2015
    48:54
  66. 74.
    085: Film Marketing Fridays, Pricing Your Film08/21/2015
    1:20:50
  67. 75.
    084: Film Marketing Fridays, What is Your Unfair Advantage?08/15/2015
    1:25:45
  68. 76.
    083: Film Marketing Fridays, Facebook Marketing for Filmmakers (Part 2)08/08/2015
    1:11:08
  69. 77.
    082: Film Marketing Fridays, Facebook Marketing for Filmmakers (Part 1)08/07/2015
    59:52
  70. 78.
    081: Film Marketing Fridays, What Results Do You Want?08/01/2015
    1:15:40
  71. 79.
    080: Film Marketing Fridays, Forget Marketing07/25/2015
    1:18:56
  72. 80.
    079: Film Marketing Fridays, VOD Sales Projections07/22/2015
    24:35
  73. 81.
    078: Film Marketing Fridays, The Buyer’s Circle07/04/2015
    1:02:00
  74. 82.
    077: How a Filmmaker Made $1.3 Million Selling His Film Directly To Customers with Christopher Rufo07/01/2015
    59:04
  75. 83.
    076: Film Marketing Fridays, What Am I Really Marketing?06/29/2015
    1:19:55
  76. 84.
    075: Q&A with Dark Haven Studios and Mike Lundahl06/23/2015
    52:44
  77. 85.
    074: Indie Film Academy Perspective with Jason Buff06/17/2015
    48:42
  78. 86.
    073: Film Marketing Fridays – Marketing Tips for a Web Series06/14/2015
    1:14:26
  79. 87.
    072: Film Marketing Fridays – Why You Only Want To Sell To One Person06/06/2015
    1:29:11
  80. 88.
    071: Film Marketing Fridays – What If You Don’t Take Your Film To A Festival?05/31/2015
    1:48:50
  81. 89.
    070: Film Marketing Fridays, Film Festivals … Yay or Nay?05/16/2015
    1:15:40
  82. 90.
    069: Healing Through Art, From Heroin Addiction to Filmmaker, Marisa Vitali Explains05/06/2015
    47:29
  83. 91.
    068: Film Marketing Fridays, IRON MAN Right or Wrong?05/03/2015
    1:00:35
  84. 92.
    067: Film Marketing Fridays, How Not to be Afraid of Marketing04/25/2015
    17:45
  85. 93.
    066: Film Marketing Fridays, How Do You Promote Your Film Without Annoying Everyone?03/27/2015
    1:14:16
  86. 94.
    065: Film Marketing Fridays, Your Marketing Questions Answered03/21/2015
    1:54:23
  87. 95.
    064: Film Marketing Fridays, Marketing Tips When You Have a Full Time Job03/15/2015
    1:00:30
  88. 96.
    063: Writing for the Green Light: How to Make Your Script the One Hollywood Notices with Scott Kirkpatrick03/15/2015
    1:10:34
  89. 97.
    062: Film Marketing Fridays, How Do You Get Discovered?03/07/2015
    1:15:40
  90. 98.
    061: Film Marketing Fridays, 10 Marketing Questions02/14/2015
    1:35:38
  91. 99.
    060: Film Marketing Fridays, How Do I Get My Targeted Audience To Buy My Film?02/10/2015
    51:05
  92. 100.
    059: Film Marketing Fridays, Can Someone Else Do The Marketing?02/06/2015
    56:45

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