5 New Things That Make Remote Working Awesome

When you’re starting a movie from scratch out of your house (or in our case, the cheapest apartment we could find), we’ve got to rely on technology to keep us all on the same page. And while the internet has moved things exponentially forward, it’s not just the wifi connection that’s making everything easier, and being a small movie company, these practices have infinitely increased our ability to connect efficiently and have… Read More

What Does It Take to Be An Independent Film Producer?

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As we work towards making our movie a reality, we wanted to sit down and take a look at the work that goes into being an independent film producer. Being an indie anything is obviously going to have its serious obstacles, and its own unique pros and cons. We wondered how being an indie filmmaker measures up against being an independent in any other business. When you’re an indie filmmaker, you’re in… Read More

Props and the Quest for Christmas Trees

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So, you’re filming a movie and there’s a scene that takes place in a submarine, but you don’t own a submarine. What do you do? Do you buy a submarine? Do you maybe have a submarine guy? Could you trade your Pokemon collection for that submarine over on that military base, just yonder across the pond? I’m asking seriously, folks. We don’t need a submarine, unfortunately since we do have a pretty… Read More

New Equipment

Since I am a college student, aka poor as a church mouse, I was pretty much thinking to film Philosopher Kings with my smartphone camera since my real camera broke about 6 months ago. When I told that to Tom and Mike they pretty much laughed in my face. Tom was all “Don’t worry man, I’ll get you a professional camera. You’ll see.”. So okay that was pretty exciting, I was waiting… Read More