Show Don't Tell: Micro-Budget Filmmaking

By Noam Kroll

Every Thursday, Noam shares valuable insight into the world of micro-budget filmmaking, geared towards true DIY filmmakers looking to get out there and create their own films.

  1. 1.
    Selling A Bootstrapped Documentary To Vice With Filmmaker Nick Scown
    50:08
  2. 2.
    Shooting a $30,000 Feature Film In 12 Days With Director Marc A Hutchins
    49:57
  3. 3.
    Crafting The Perfect Musical Score With Composer & Filmmaker Martin Blasick
    1:07:03
  4. 4.
    Emmy Award Winner Chris Gierowski On Micro-Budget Feature Film Producing, Broadcast News & More
    47:18
  5. 5.
    Genre Filmmaking: Why Horror, Sci-Fi, and Thriller Films Create The Perfect Launch Pad For Micro-Budget Feature Filmmakers
    21:29
  6. 6.
    From Crowdfunding a Teaser To Selling Out Theatrical Screenings With Co-Directors John C. Lyons and Dorota Swies
    59:11
  7. 7.
    Filmmaker & Slamdance Co-Founder Dan Mirvish On Landing Fundraising, Securing Actors, Navigating Festivals, And Making An Impact With Your Indie Film
    1:08:39
  8. 8.
    How To Reverse Engineer Your Indie Feature With “Around The Sun” Writer/Producer Jonathan Kiefer
    1:12:15
  1. 9.
    How To Get $25,000 + Professional Post-Production Services For Your Feature Film With Sam Mestman
    1:01:35
  2. 10.
    Director & DP Emily Skye AKA "She Wolf Films" On Blazing Your Own Path In The Film Industry
    1:21:01
  3. 11.
    Shooting A $30,000 Feature Film In 10 Days With Screenwriter & Producer Hudson Phillips
    53:32
  4. 12.
    Producing For The Rock, Running Charlie Sheen’s Production Company & Making Features With EP / Director / Author Shane Stanley
    1:07:18
  5. 13.
    3 Unconventional Ways To Allocate Funds On Your Next Micro-Budget Feature Film
    23:54
  6. 14.
    Cannes Actor & Award Winning Filmmaker Leandro Taub On His Debut Feature Film EXTERNO
    57:58
  7. 15.
    How To Succeed In Filmmaking By Leveraging Commercial Productions - An Interview On Filmmakers In Advertising Podcast
    1:09:04
  8. 16.
    Using NFTs To Monetize & Distribute Feature Films With SXSW Filmmaker Jason Charnick
    1:17:46
  9. 17.
    How To Leverage Social Media, Podcasting, and Content Creation As a Filmmaker, With Tessa Markle & Carolina Alvarez
    1:01:55
  10. 18.
    Why Every Filmmaker Needs To Build An Audience & How You Can Start Today
    30:19
  11. 19.
    From PA’ing For Martin Scorsese To Directing Million Dollar Feature Films With Director & Producer Joseph Mensch
    1:04:42
  12. 20.
    Luke Barnett, Writer/Producer of FAITH BASED on Creating Original Content, Landing Star Talent, and Raising Money For Your Movie
    1:17:31
  13. 21.
    David F. Sandberg, Director of SHAZAM, ANNABELLE: CREATION, & LIGHTS OUT, On His Path From No Budget Horror Shorts To Studio Blockbusters
    1:02:14
  14. 22.
    How To Turn a Profit With Your Indie Film Today: An Interview Film Marketing Guru Kyle Prohaska
    1:31:21
  15. 23.
    Directing a $3500 Feature Film With Network Television Producer Turned Filmmaker Andrew Simonian
    1:19:12
  16. 24.
    Introducing THE BACKLOT, An Exclusive Members Community For Feature Filmmakers
    14:01
  17. 25.
    Making A $1,000,000 Feature Film Debut With Co-Directors Sandy Sternshein & Brad Riddell
    1:28:40
  18. 26.
    Cutting Theatrical Documentary Features With Mike J. Nichols, Editor of Zappa, Echo In The Canyon & Last Play At Shea
    53:36
  19. 27.
    From Law And Politics To Indie Filmmaking With Michael Rekola, Founder Of The Capitol Hill Film Festival
    1:12:10
  20. 28.
    How To Create Profitable Virtual Events For Your Films With Mihai Crasneanu & Tess Fenn Of Beem
    1:18:49
  21. 29.
    Writing, Directing, DP’ing, and Editing a $1300 Micro-Budget Feature Film With Filmmaker Chris Riggi
    1:05:40
  22. 30.
    Editing for SNL, Directing For Major Brands, and Developing Original Content With Emmy Award Winner Steven Pierce
    1:13:21
  23. 31.
    Crossover Episode Featuring Michael Bachochin and Brooke Lorraine Of Filmmaker’s Corner Podcast
    55:01
  24. 32.
    How To Craft a Riveting SXSW Documentary Feature With Director Josh Tsui of INSERT COIN
    1:03:51
  25. 33.
    Landing Financing, Booking Name Talent, And Directing a Debut Feature Film With Director Noam Tomaschoff
    1:26:02
  26. 34.
    Screenwriting on a Micro-Budget: How to Make an Impact With Your Story While Embracing Limitations
    1:09:43
  27. 35.
    Self Funding Your Films, Transitioning From Acting To Directing, Working Outside Of Hollywood & More With Filmmaker & Podcaster Damien Swaby
    50:28
  28. 36.
    Crowdfunding Done Right With Emily Best, Founder and CEO Of Seed & Spark
    46:06
  29. 37.
    Shooting High Concept Films On iPhones With Filmmaker John Woosley
    42:06
  30. 38.
    How To Thrive As An Indie Filmmaker On Your Own Terms With Acclaimed Director and Podcaster Mike Pecci
    1:31:12
  31. 39.
    Producing THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON With Emmy Award Winner David Thies
    1:29:48
  32. 40.
    How To Make Your Indie Feature With Slamdance Co-Founder & Filmmaker Dan Mirvish
    1:18:49
  33. 41.
    Breaking Through With A 3 Minute Short Film, Featuring SXSW Filmmaker Chelsea Devantez
    1:14:43
  34. 42.
    Navigating Post-Production, Festivals & Distribution With Hannah Black & Megan Petersen of “Drought”
    1:00:38
  35. 43.
    Getting Your Short Film Programmed At SXSW & Landing Distribution With Rebecca Kahn & Abishek Prasad
    1:09:14
  36. 44.
    How To Work With Talent On An Indie Set: An Interview With "Psychosynthesis" Lead Actress Stephanie Pearson
    1:08:19
  37. 45.
    Writing & Directing The $10,000 Feature Film “Mr. Misfortune” With Filmmaker Rick Caplan
    58:24
  38. 46.
    Producing 3 Feature Films For Under $250K With Filmmaker Josh Folan
    1:03:29
  39. 47.
    From Concept To Production To Distribution: How I Pulled Off My Micro-Budget Feature Film PSYCHOSYNTHESIS
    52:54
  40. 48.
    Editing Rocky, Edward Scissorhands, Beaches & Other Iconic Films With Richard & Colleen Halsey
    53:58
  41. 49.
    Using Content To Grow A Filmmaking Brand With Tessa Markle & Carolina Alvarez of Femme Regard
    1:14:10
  42. 50.
    Joshua Caldwell On Directing INFAMOUS, Starring Bella Thorne & Jake Manley
    1:55:07

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