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Etiquette of the Unpaying Film Set, with Nathalie Boltt

A downside of indie films is the often limited budget and the inability to pay a solid wage to the cast and crew.

During the production of The Silk, Nathalie Boltt and her co-director/producer were only able to pay their crew a minimal amount. 225 more words

For Filmmakers

paying your dues

You’ve heard the expression. But do you always know what it means?

It’s usually pretty obvious. Don’t expect to start at the top. Everybody starts at the bottom. 571 more words


Top 10 Twitter Tips for Filmmakers

By Thom Powers , Stranger Than Fiction:    In the lead-up to the Toronto International Film Festival, STF fall season and DOC NYC, I’ve frequently been guiding filmmakers on how to make the most of Twitter. 330 more words

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Conversations With Thabo Makgato

Thabo Makgato is one of the young indie filmmakers authentically re-defining and re-telling the African story. Awarded the “The Most Promising Filmmaker” at the 48 hours Film Project last year, Thabo talks to me about his love for film and why 48 hours Film Project is the best platform for every motswana filmmaker. 1,072 more words