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252 - Making A Short Instead Of A Feature Could Save You Millions - (Indie Talk)


Bonsai Creative, MAKE IT Podcast, Indie Film, Film Podcast

Chris and Nick are back with a new edition of Indie Talk. In this conversation, we cover Academy Award nominees, what stance the film industry should take going forward on oppressive regimes like China, North Korea, and Russia, and why making a short film before you jump into feature films could save you millions of dollars, years of lost time, and some of your most important relationships.




⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Links: Academy Awards Flee (film) Red Rocket (film) Sean Baker (writer) Licorice Pizza (film) The French Dispatch (film) Drive My Car (film) Parallel Mothers (film) The Worst Person in the World (film) The Hand of God (film) The Power of the Dog (film) CODA (film) C’mon C’mon (film) Licorice Pizza (film)


 

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Through our Indie Talks, we share our thoughts and perspectives on navigating independent film from the perspective of Advisory and Executive Producers. We discuss topics that are relevant to filmmakers across a wide spectrum of filmmaking perspectives, and we do our best to uncover hidden truths and new developments in the film industry. Our goal is to help filmmakers avoid the pitfalls and obstacles on the business side of film so that their filmmaking creativity can thrive.


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