Category: Career Advice

Tahir Jetter – Filmmaker Serves Up Film School Reality 101

Posted by Anthony - June 8, 2011 - Candid Advice, Career Advice, Education, Film School TahirOnFilmSchool

One of my former NYU student employee’s turned filmmaking colleague (as they often do) just wrote an exceptionally insightful article on whether or not one should go to filmschool and how to make the most of the experience.  I spend a lot of time counseling young people on this very same issue and have long [...]

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Episode #59 – Top 10 Filmmaking Words of Wisdom

Posted by Anthony - December 7, 2010 - Career Advice, Double Down Film Show

On the final episode of Season #4 of the Double Down Film Show, we’ll be sharing our Top 10 Words of Filmmaking Wisdomfrom our guests over the past 2 years on everything from making the most of festivals to dealing with difficult actors. We’ll be reprising clips from 10 of our most insightful and inspiring [...]

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10 Commandments to Become a Better Filmmaker – Tonight!

Posted by Anthony - October 13, 2010 - Career Advice, Double Down Film Show

On the next Double Down Film Show, it’s that time of year again where we share some of our own indie filmmaking wisdom directly with you in a special keynote episode… This time out, we’ll be giving our 10 Commandments to Become a Better Filmmaker. This will be our break out list of 10 things [...]

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Episode #51 – Veteran Hollywood DP – Julio Macat

Posted by Anthony - September 27, 2010 - Career Advice, Cinematography, Double Down Film Show

On this episode of the  Double Down Film Show we’ll discuss building a career in cinematography with veteran Hollywood Director of Photography, Julio Macat. Julio is the man behind the images of some of the most popular comedy movies of the last decade including Home Alone, Ace Ventura, The Nutty Professor, Wedding Crashers, and more. [...]

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R.I.P. Actor, Corey Haim, age 38

Posted by Anthony - March 10, 2010 - Candid Advice, Career Advice, Indie Film Bootcamp

Just want to send love and support out to the friends and family of actor Corey Haim. I really enjoyed his work in Lost Boys and he seemed to be a pretty down to earth guy in the interviews I’ve seen of him. I can’t adequately express how disturbed I am at this seemingly never-ending [...]

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