The Million Dollar Movie

The Million Dollar independent film can exist, and flourish, in the modern world of connectivity and on-demand platforms. Hollywood should embrace this idea and start putting out films in this budget bracket.

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Film Fervor: Episode 78 – Chris Cordova

On today’s episode, I spoke with filmmaker Chris Cordova about his upcoming project Hotline-666 and his future plans for his career as a filmmaker. Chris has an unbelievable energy when it comes to creative storytelling and has worked with some pretty big names in the industry, through music videos, skate …

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Film Fervor: Episode 77 – David Winters

David Winters

Today I had the rare treat to speak to a legend on both the big screen and upon the stage, David Winters. David is an icon in both Hollywood and Broadway, having worked on such plays and films as West Side Story and The Last Horror Film. Having worked with …

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How Hollywood Influences Politics

There is no doubt that over the course of the 20th Century, Hollywood has influenced the national political landscape of the United States of America. Films have touched on the issues of the times, influenced generations to adopt and change their behaviors and have been responsible for a paradigm shift …

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Film Fervor: Episode 76 – Deshawn Hill

Today, I spoke with Deshawn Hill who has his own production company, HD Productions, that produced the film Holly. Deshawn certainly does have an eye for detail and for storytelling. His passion is evident in the videos that he has available on YouTube and I am certainly excited to see …

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Unrealized Ideas

Unrealized Ideas Most people have ideas. A lot of people think that their idea is good. Many people believe they can turn their idea into something. Few people do. The truth is that turning an idea into a screenplay is both the simplest thing in the world and the most …

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Film Fervor: Episode 75 – Kathleen Davison

When I spoke with Kathleen Davison about Primrose Lane, I honestly didn’t expect to hear a fellow skeptic of supernatural activity talk about a very real and visceral experience with “otherworldly” encounters. What I expected was a fellow advocate for women in film and diversity in film to speak out …

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Film Fervor: Episode 74 – Jeff Gendelman

Once in a while, a I’ll have a conversation with someone who just blows me away with their information, knowledge and experiences. Today was one of those days. I spoke with Jeff Gendelman, the writer and producer of the film The Surface, which stars Sean Astin, Chris Mulkey and Mimi …

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Film Fervor: Episode 73 – Eddie Guzelian

Today, I talk with writer Eddie Guzelian about his venture into the horror genre with Blood Punch. Eddie has made a name for himself writing children’s movies and TV projects, with lovable characters and kid-friendly content. So when he decided to work with fellow writer and director of the film, …

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Kessler Crane

Introduction If you have listened to any of the Film Fervor episodes or have spoken to us on any social media platform, we are always raving about cinema gear. We live in an era of amazing technology at incredible prices, giving filmmakers the tools and resources of massive budget shoots …

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FirstGlance Film Festival

The FirstGlance Film Festival is a unique festival that offers filmmakers a wonderful resource for getting their films seen by both audiences and critics alike. Because FirstGlance has two calls to entry every year, one in Los Angeles and the other in Philadelphia, it is my top pick for Film …

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Film Fervor: Episode 72 – Tanjareen Thomas

Today, I had the honor of speaking with Tanjareen Thomas about her career and her role in the Bouncetv series Family Time. Tanjareen is a veteran in the film business with an impressive list of credits and accomplishments, but her personality and energy is what I found most impressive. She …

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5 ways indie filmmakers sabotage themselves.

Top Five Indie Films of 2016

I’ve had the privilege to speak to hundreds of independent filmmakers over the last few months. The majority of them are either just getting started in the business or are just getting started with their own productions, but some of the people I’ve been honored to speak with are veterans …

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Film Fervor: Episode 68 – Carla Vila

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Hello everyone! Today I spoke with Carla Vila, a rising star in Hollywood who can be seen on the second season of the hit TV series True Detective on HBO. Carla is an amazing person with a great deal of passion and a drive to succeed in the film business. …

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Film Fervor: Episode 67 – Angel and Mysti Cozart

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GYPSI TV SERIES Today, I am joined by Angel and Mysti Cozart, the writers and creators behind the Phenom known as Gypsi, and they are here today to talk about the show, the latest updates and the amazing support we’ve been getting. Now, I’ve been working with these two to …

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Film Fervor: Episode 66 – Michael Anderson

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Today, I spoke with Michael Anderson about his upcoming web series titled “Atomic Annie” and when I first heard about the show, I immediately thought about the old atomic artillery, the M65. Despite my obsession with military hardware, Michael and I spoke about the show and what it really means …

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