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Let's Talk Filmmaking is a podcast for anyone in the filmmaking industry - from the writer to the editor. We’ll talk about how filmmakers like you started their business, where they are in their business, and how they got to that point. We’ll also discuss what’s happening in the industry, tech, gear, and solutions to problems filmmakers go through on a daily basis.

Let's Talk Filmmaking is a podcast for anyone in the filmmaking industry - from the writer to the editor. We’ll talk about how filmmakers like you started their business, where they are in their business, and how they got to that point. We’ll also discuss what’s happening in the industry, tech, gear, and solutions to problems filmmakers go through on a daily basis.

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United States

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Let's Talk Filmmaking is a podcast for anyone in the filmmaking industry - from the writer to the editor. We’ll talk about how filmmakers like you started their business, where they are in their business, and how they got to that point. We’ll also discuss what’s happening in the industry, tech, gear, and solutions to problems filmmakers go through on a daily basis.

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English

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Episodes

A Great Accountant Can Save Your Business

2/4/2020
It's a common thought. "I'm going to start a business, make my own money, and LIVE MY BEST LIFE". It's the perfect dream. What if you start off slow and all of the money you put into your business is coming from 3 different bank accounts and is being spent on gas that you used going door to door looking for businesses. What about the classes and tutorials that you bought and never used. Not to mention the equipment that you found out later you wont be using as often on shoots so you might as...

Duration:00:24:52

Stephanie Bolton on "Social Media and the presence of your Business"

1/28/2020
This is a great episode to listen to if you're struggling with your personal brand or business presence on Social Media. Stephanie brings in deep knowledge that comes from her experience and answers many questions the current "Anti-Social Media" Brandon has to ask. Bee who has changed and updated her Instagram has wise words to bring to the discussion as well. You definitely dont want to miss out on this episode. Sephanie's Info Contact Me: http://phoenixmichele.com/contact/ Pricing:...

Duration:01:10:51

Let's Talk Community

1/22/2020
We now have a Patreon and are giving away one E-book of the "Rise of the Filmtrepreneur". I started this Patreon to help improve the quality of the podcast and be able to pay for services that will not only help the podcast be mor efficient, but also allow me to bring more content to you. One way im going to do this is by doing giveaways and contest. Speaking of giveaways, let's talk about the one that starts today. The "Rise of the Filmtrepreneur" is a game changer and gives out quality...

Duration:00:03:17

Rise Of The FILMtrepreneur with Alex Ferrari

1/21/2020
Alex Ferrari joins us to talk about his newest book "Rise of the Filmtrepreneur". There is so much clear and straight to the point information inside this book. Im calling it the equivalent to Gary Vee's "Crush It", but for Filmmakers. Alex Ferrari has been in the film industry for a long time and has experienced MANY things on his journey. He has taken all of the knowledge and info he has gained from his journey and placed it in this book. We talk about Alex's views on the independent film...

Duration:01:09:32

New Year Resolutions and how you make them happen

1/14/2020
Many people this time of year start their year off with "New Year Resolution", but many can't make it past the 2nd month. In fact, not succeeding in completing your New Year Resolution can increase your chances of not having a great year. We've had our ups and downs in 2019 but now we have a fresh plate. We talk about some of our goals for this year but also what lifestyle changes we will make to make sure they happen. Email us or private message one of us your New Year Resolution and let us...

Duration:00:34:10

COPPA and Should you create a YouTube Channel??

12/17/2019
We sit down with Houston Filmmaker/Creator Brandon Washington to talk about the recent COPPA regulations YouTube will strictly have to follow starting January 1st, 2020. This change will affect many youtube creators, but is it really game over for those that will be considered a "Kid Friendly Channel"? We have some helpful tips that will help you decide what category you should put your videos in and what business moves you should think about if you want to continue to make a living using...

Duration:00:43:12

Running a Production Company for over 25 YEARS!!

12/11/2019
I sit down with Sean Buckley, the sole owner of Buck Productions. A company he has started and ran successfully for 25 years now. Sean is a true creator and that’s what his production company is all about. Sean talks about the steps he has made to get to where he is and why he has made those steps. We talk a lot about his business strategy and business models. Get your notepad!! Sign Up with Artlist And get 100 SFX for FREE:...

Duration:00:43:31

Jameson Parker on Indie Filmmaking

10/24/2019
Jameson Parker is with us today. A Producer/Actor and Director for Brightlight Pictures. We sit and chat about the future of indie filmmaking and what it takes to get yours film noticed. We discuss different paths you can take to start your journey whether it's film school, film festivals, or straight to streaming platforms. If you love indie films, this is one episode you dont want to miss. Frame.io 30-Day Trial: http://r.frame.io/LETSTALK Jameson's Info Twitter:...

Duration:00:51:00

Lawrence Jordan and Editing Films/TV

10/2/2019
I got the chance to talk with the veteran motion picture film editor, Lawrence Jordan. Lawrence has edited many films and tv shows like Marlon Wayans's recent Netflix comedy Sextuplets, Fallen, Deuce Bigelow: Male Gigolo, CSI: Miami, NYPD Blue and more. We talk about how entered the film industry, and how different editing is since he started. If you're interested in editing films and television series then he tells you how you can get a job and how he can prepare you for the...

Duration:00:43:20

How To Get Your Film Shown On Amazon

9/21/2019
Nathan Agin returns to the show to talk about his new documentary "Food Truck Chefs". Food Trucks are becoming more popular as years go by but the food on wheels life isn't smooth like butter and that's what Nathan is capturing in his film. Creating this film takes him out his comfort zone dealing with color grading in Davinci, sound design, and licensing issues. This is an episode you dont want to miss. Amazon Prime 30 Day Trial: https://amzn.to/2YZ6aDf Food Truck Chef Website/Trailer:...

Duration:00:53:31

I Suck At Real Estate Photography

8/20/2019
Brandon talks about how a recent job he took that ended up being a great learning lesson. When his real estate pictures are deemed "unusable" he shares them with a group of professional real estate photographers and asks for genuine criticism. He got exactly what he asked for. Free Resources Amazon Prime 30 Day Trial: https://amzn.to/2YZ6aDf Photography For Real Estate Website: https://photographyforrealestate.net/ Andrew Pece:...

Duration:00:33:47

Charging For Your Services

8/9/2019
It's what every filmmaker and creative want to know. "What should I charge for this". Although we cant give you an exact answer we do have FOUR things you should consider when you're thinking about charging. TIME, GEAR, TRAVEL, and EXPENSES. After listening to this episode we would hope you will have an easier time calculating your prices for your services. Our Patreon is now active. Click the link below to head over to our page and see what goals we have in store. We will add new content...

Duration:00:20:59

Paid in advance and communication

7/18/2019
Some filmmakers ask the question "Should I get paid upfront". Brandon and Bee have talked about this topic a few times in the past but now they have two recent experiences that will confirm why you should get a percentage of the final cost upfront and the responsibilities that come along with the benefit. 25% Off Hero7 Black Code: CURW-2LN4-ZRBH-KZ6W-VGC3 Our Email: Productivelegacy@gmail.com Podcast Website: https://letstalkfilmmaking.simplecast.fm/ Let's Talk Filmmaking Instagram:...

Duration:00:52:11

Starting A Business Young

5/17/2019
We're chatting with Nathan Agin, a 20-year-old Orlando, Florida filmmaker that has already started establishing his business, and producing amazing content. We talk about how he handles getting clients as a young filmmaker with his own business, and how creating gaming videos on youtube led him toward his film career. NATHAN'S INFO Nathan's Instagram: www.instagram.com/aginvisuals Nathan's Newest documentary: https://bit.ly/2Vx4904 Nathan's YouTube: www.youtube.com/u/aginvisuals OUR...

Duration:01:28:52

Thank You For The Support

5/15/2019
We just want to say thank you for supporting Let's Talk Filmmaking and our guest Elizabeth and her Kickstarter for Champagne a short film. We're creating a Patreon account for the show to help raise the quality of the show and also be able to afford to offer more to our listeners. We also don't want to use lame ads. Email: Productivelegacy@gmail.com Podcast Website: https://letstalkfilmmaking.simplecast.fm/ Let's Talk Filmmaking Instagram:...

Duration:00:06:35

Going back to a fulltime job and other great topics

5/10/2019
Bee is back on the show and we finally get a chance to catch up. She tells us what projects she's been working on and what steps she's made to grow her business. Brandon also talks about how he picked up a part time job and the trials and tribulations he's endured to make sure his new part time doesn't affect his own business. We also talk about the responsibilities of having your own business. (Support a local filmmaker) Champagne A Short Film...

Duration:01:25:21

Stories Matter!

3/18/2019
Seattle Filmmaker Elizabeth Schiffler is our guest in this episode. We talk about how she has many short films already under on her resume and what film she is currently working on. We discuss how female filmmakers can get their films noticed, and how the film community can support them. #Our Links Podcast Website: https://letstalkfilmmaking.simplecast.fm/ Let's Talk Filmmaking Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/letstalkfilmmaking/ Brandon's Instagram:...

Duration:00:37:22

Brittney Janae: Black. Women. Create.

3/11/2019
In this episode, I chat with Brittney Janae. Brittney is a photographer, videographer and video editor living in Los Angeles, CA. She is the Co-Founder of LoreneJanae , a makeup and photography agency highlighting women of color. Brittney's passion stems from the desire to tell compelling and captivating stories. She believes that the beauty in everyone derives from their story and her goal is to show that through her gift of photo and video. Brittney is currently focused on creating...

Duration:01:02:05

Know your worth and take the lead!

3/4/2019
In this episode, I chat with Camille Monae. Camille is a dynamic actor, comfortable with both dramatic and comedic material, in 2015 Camille decided to make a move to TV/film acting. Under the instruction of acclaimed actor Glenn Morshower (24, Transformers), Camille gained the additional skill set to work successfully on screen. Camille is currently producing and starring in the original comedic web-series (#ACTORLIFE) and a supernatural comedy podcast (BOOSED). She enjoys all things nerd...

Duration:00:58:55

Wise Wednesday: Losses - Come - Before - Wins

12/26/2018
With a new year creeping upon us, you might do a little self-reflection. You might have achieved a few goals, and you might have failed some as well. Just know that as long as you push forward and continue on with passion, you will come out on top and achieve the win you worked hard for.

Duration:00:02:04