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Follow along the 90-Day journey as a first-time director, Jason Baumgardner, makes his maiden voyage into no-budget filmmaking. Hear recaps of each day as the filmmaker goes from finding an idea, writing the screenplay, directing the film, and editing the footage. All in 90-DAYS!

Follow along the 90-Day journey as a first-time director, Jason Baumgardner, makes his maiden voyage into no-budget filmmaking. Hear recaps of each day as the filmmaker goes from finding an idea, writing the screenplay, directing the film, and editing the footage. All in 90-DAYS!
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Follow along the 90-Day journey as a first-time director, Jason Baumgardner, makes his maiden voyage into no-budget filmmaking. Hear recaps of each day as the filmmaker goes from finding an idea, writing the screenplay, directing the film, and editing the footage. All in 90-DAYS!

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@MrJBaum

Language:

English


Episodes

Days 21-22: Mastermind the Audience

9/18/2019
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Days 21-22 - The importance of soaking up other art forms while working creatively. Insight from On The Page podcast with Christie Hall about how to reveal information to an audience. And Jason finished the OUTLINE! Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget, indie film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and be inspired to make an INDIE FILM! Twitter:...

Duration:00:07:18

Day 19-20: The Lie of Perfection

9/17/2019
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Days 19-20 - Morning pages opens up a revelation that sets Jason free from trying to be perfect. Jason works on the logic by visually laying out the structure and explains why fantastical elements do not have to be explained. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting...

Duration:00:10:16

Day 18: Movie Outline Strategies

9/16/2019
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Day 18 – Bouncing back, Jason outlines with 90 beats idea. He is directed by a Cargill tweet about being stuck in the middle and to outline from the end instead of the beginning. Jason shares the energy that comes from creating something even if it’s small. Subscribe to not miss the adventure. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to...

Duration:00:10:41

Day 17: Self-Inflicted Stress

9/15/2019
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Day 17 – Stressed out. Jason talks about how putting a something onto your own plate and then stressing out about it is such a strange dichotomy. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an INDIE...

Duration:00:03:51

Day 14-16: Not an Underdog

9/14/2019
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Day 14-16 – Stop viewing yourself as an underdog, don’t let anyone tell you what you can or can’t do... including yourself, and look at who are you surrounding yourself with. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to...

Duration:00:07:55

Day 13: Possible Investors

9/13/2019
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Day 13 – Jason breaks down a movie back into an outline of story beats to learn more. He hears of possible investors for the film and the encouragement that brings. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an...

Duration:00:06:56

Day 12: Pressure of Failing Builds

9/12/2019
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Day 12 – Jason wakes up anxious. As people begin to learn of the project, excitement builds as does the pressure of failing. Listen how Jason dealt with the anxiety in order to attack the day. Great quotes from other filmmakers: “Absence of boundaries is the enemy of art” – Orsen Wells "You need a measure of pressure and limitation in order to facilitate the highest measure of creativity” – Scott Derrickson Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct,...

Duration:00:06:18

Day 11: Expectation vs Reality

9/11/2019
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Day 11 – Expectation vs Reality where happiness comes from and how writing morning pages is paying off. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an INDIE FILM! Twitter: @MrJBaum jasonbaumgardner.com Film...

Duration:00:07:01

Day 10: Trust Your Priorities

9/10/2019
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Day 10 – Jason invests in what’s important trusting the film will take care of itself. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an INDIE FILM! Twitter: @MrJBaum jasonbaumgardner.com Film updates:...

Duration:00:03:19

Day 9: Being Mentally Strong

9/9/2019
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Day 9 – Jason shares the 4 to 1 philosophy of how to be the best you can be and how he analyzed the Buried script and Coherence movie. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an INDIE FILM! Twitter:...

Duration:00:09:39

Day 8: Encouragement of Networking

9/8/2019
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Day 8 – Jason is surprised with encouragement by networking at a film festival and discusses the importance of helping other people’s dreams come true. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an INDIE...

Duration:00:05:53

Day 7: Filmmaking Experience

9/7/2019
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Day 7 – Jason is encouraged by a tweet and shares previous filmmaking experience. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an INDIE FILM! Twitter: @MrJBaum jasonbaumgardner.com Film updates:...

Duration:00:09:42

Day 6: What You Are Made To Do

9/6/2019
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Day 6 – An emotional day, Jason experiences a revelation in pursuing what you are made to do and is wrecked by a big announcement made by some other filmmakers. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an INDIE...

Duration:00:11:56

Day 5: Writing Morning Pages

9/5/2019
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Day 5: Jason shares how ‘morning pages’ removes his internal critic and creates story more organically. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an INDIE FILM! Twitter: @MrJBaum jasonbaumgardner.com Film...

Duration:00:09:43

Day 4: Importance to Create

9/4/2019
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Day 4 – Jason reads similar genre scripts and talks about why it’s important to create. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an INDIE FILM! Twitter: @MrJBaum jasonbaumgardner.com Film updates:...

Duration:00:09:30

Day 3: Creating a Checklist

9/3/2019
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Day 3 – A sick day, Jason creates a checklist of what he plans to do the upcoming week. Subscribe to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully be inspired to make an INDIE FILM! Twitter: @MrJBaum Website: jasonbaumgardner.com Film updates:...

Duration:00:03:11

Day 2: This is a Bad Idea

9/2/2019
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Day 2 – Jason already feels like this entire endeavor is a bad idea. Subscribe now to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling each day as he tries to make his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully you will LEARN WHAT NOT TO DO when making your FIRST INDIE FILM! Jason on Twitter:...

Duration:00:08:19

Day 1 of 90: No-Budget Filmmaking Inspiration

9/1/2019
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DAY 1 of 90 – Jason explains what inspired him to try and make a feature film in 90 days. Subscribe now to the 90 EPISODE filmmaking journey as Jason tries to write, direct, and edit his first feature no-budget film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling each day as he tries to make his first micro-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully you will LEARN WHAT NOT TO DO when making your FIRST INDIE...

Duration:00:08:40

My First Indie Film - Matt Foley (Chris Farley) motivates Jason to direct his first feature film

8/1/2019
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Subscribe now to NOT MISS the 90-DAY journey as Jason Baumgardner writes, directs, and edits his first feature film. Each day Jason records a 5-10 minute episode chronicling his path to making his first no-budget film. Follow along for all the up-and-downs of the screenwriting and filmmaking process and hopefully you will learn what not to do when making your first indie film. The 90 DAILY episodes start on Sept 1, 2019 Jason on Twitter: @MrJBaum Jason's website: jasonbaumgardner.com

Duration:00:05:40