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IFP is a daily podcast intended to inspire and motivate the indie filmmaker.

IFP is a daily podcast intended to inspire and motivate the indie filmmaker.
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Location:

United States

Description:

IFP is a daily podcast intended to inspire and motivate the indie filmmaker.

Twitter:

@RussCootey

Language:

English

Contact:

8189033940


Episodes

IFP Episode 81: How to avoid tunnel vision

6/18/2018
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It's easy and natural to get so focussed that we loose sight of the big picture. Of course we need to have focus, but sometimes we need to step back to see the big picture.

Duration:00:07:16

IFP Episode 80: How to utilize Natural light

6/17/2018
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Natural light is our friend. As indie filmmakers, it's a top priority to make the most of it. When writing and choosing locations, it is always a good idea to try to find areas with the most natural light.

Duration:00:13:33

IFP Episode 79: Knowing your community

6/13/2018
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Do you know your community? Do you know who the players are? How about indie film theaters? I would really love to know what's happening in your indie film community. What's playing where, and who's doing what. I want to shine some light on your indie film community.

Duration:00:07:39

IFP Episode 78: How do you thrive in this business

6/13/2018
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How do you thrive in this business? Always be learning. Ask questions. Nobody knows everything. You can learn from anybody. Keep an open mind, and be flexible.

Duration:00:06:47

IFP Episode 77: Creating Real Characters

6/11/2018
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Drawing from real life makes writing, and creating characters real and believable. The connection between real life experience, and the development of a character is what brings a solid human element.

Duration:00:11:14

IFP Episode 76: How to write and create great subplots

6/11/2018
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Great subplots bring depth as well as human elements to every story. Focusing on strong subplots will take you characters and story to a whole other level.

Duration:00:17:25

IFP Episode 75: Choosing talent over technology

6/7/2018
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Without talent technology is useless.Too often talent is what is sacrificed by some filmmakers so that they can have impressive gear. Always choose talent over technology.

Duration:00:13:25

IFP Episode 74 Know who your friends are

6/6/2018
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Knowing who your friends are is crucial to your survival as a filmmaker and an artist. Allowing the wrong element to influence you can be detrimental to your well being as an artist, and as a human.

Duration:00:14:53

IFP Episode 73: If it seems too crazy, go for it

6/6/2018
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When it comes to making a choice, we sometime experience apprehension that maybe what we're about to do might be too crazy or too over the top. This is when that choice is usually the most memorable.

Duration:00:07:28

IFP Episode 72: Plan, set goals, and be flexible.

6/5/2018
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Planning and setting goals is imperative to achieving any type of success. It is also crucial to be flexible and to reassess our trajectory.

Duration:00:07:53

IFP Episode 71: What is the most important aspect of your film?

6/3/2018
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We all know that bad sound is an unforgivable sin of filmmaking. Is poor sound quality really the only thing that we can't live with? These days there are no excuses for poor quality in several aspects of your film. Let's chat about it.

Duration:00:18:02

IFP Episode 70: Waves don't last forever - Just be ready for the next one

5/31/2018
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In an industry as non constant as we are in, we need to realize that everything comes in waves. The highs as well as the lows. We just need to be ready for the next wave. As indie filmmakers we take the initiative to create our own waves.

Duration:00:09:50

IFP Episode 69: Feel your character - Live and respond truthfully

5/30/2018
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This is a key component of story telling, acting, and directing. Without this component the actor, the director, and the audience are not connected with the story.

Duration:00:11:37

IFP Episode 68: True indie doesn't depend on anything to create - Just get it done

5/29/2018
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I can't stress this enough. True "INDIE" or "INDEPENDENT" means "NON" Dependent on anything other than our own resources.If you start with a great story, and proper planning and pre-productio you can make a great film with nothing more than your own resources.

Duration:00:09:00

IFP Episode 67: Plant the seed and water it

5/28/2018
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When we decide to be a filmmaker, we are planting a seed. Now we need to water that seed by learning and honing our craft, and keeping those around us who encourage and believe in us.

Duration:00:10:21

IFP Episode 66: A Memorial Day message for filmmakers and other artists

5/27/2018
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Today's episode is about remembering why we have the freedom to be filmmamkers and to create.

Duration:00:06:05

IFP Episode 65: If you can't find the vibe, create the vibe

5/24/2018
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We as creative beings love to be around that creative "VIBE". Many don't reside in an area that innately have that vibe. In this case it's up to us to create that vibe and exude creativity to those around us.

Duration:00:06:30

IFP Episode 64: Learn from the mistakes of others

5/23/2018
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Learning from the mistakes of others will most definitely save you a heck of a lot of time, money, and heartache.

Duration:00:05:22

IFP Episode 63: When someone dangles a carrot in front of you, eat the corn

5/22/2018
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Whenever someone offers you something that sounds like a great deal on the surface, it's always best to weigh your options. We as indie filmmakers don't need to jump at just anything that is offered.

Duration:00:05:44

IFP Episode 62: The more success you experience, the more criticism you will face

5/21/2018
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When we achieve any level of success there are those who will criticize and try to bring our success down. If someone is maliciously attacking our success, it's usually a sign that we are heading in the right direction.

Duration:00:07:56