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Forum: Screenwriting Today, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By directorik
I read it to the end of act one. I will read the...

I read it to the end of act one. I will read the rest. I liked it.
Good writing, compelling characters.

A couple of easy fixes; stay in the present. Everything you write is
what will be seen...
Forum: Screenwriting Today, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By directorik
I can't think of any. I'm sure there are a few...

I can't think of any. I'm sure there are a few examples, but none
that meet your specific criteria; first sale. As you point out the writer
must find a specific producer who shares their weird...
Forum: Distro/Marketing Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By directorik
Sometimes it helps to look at distribution with a...

Sometimes it helps to look at distribution with a realistic perspective.

A few older shorts that have not made money and do not have
distributors making offers can very often benefit from getting...
Forum: Screenwriting Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By directorik
Yes, grammar is as important as story. Think of a...

Yes, grammar is as important as story. Think of a movie you love,
one you watch over and over and over. Would you still love it if it
was out of focus in parts? Would you still love it if camera...
Forum: Distro/Marketing 08-18-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By directorik
What plans do you have for the films during the...

What plans do you have for the films during the next two years?

Devils Advocate: the film go on their channel but don't make
any money at all. Do you believe you will get (and have to
turn down)...
Forum: Distro/Marketing 08-18-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By directorik
Make sure you have an out clause - that you can...

Make sure you have an out clause - that you can pull your movies
from them after a specified time. If you don't see any money after,
say, three quarters you pull your movies.

I see no reason to...
Forum: Distro/Marketing 08-18-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By directorik
How much was any previous offer? Did they tell...

How much was any previous offer?
Did they tell you 70% of what?
How much money have you previously made on these shorts?
Do you have a better offer elsewhere?
What is the minimum you need to make...
Forum: Screenwriting 08-18-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By directorik
In my opinion this is a bad and cheesy idea. ...

In my opinion this is a bad and cheesy idea.

Don't write it.
Forum: Screenwriting 08-17-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By directorik
What is important to the story? That they are all...

What is important to the story? That they are all drowned on the screen
of their phones? Or what, exactly, is on those screens? Is the fact all
seven are buried in their phones important or are...
Forum: Indie 08-11-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By directorik
First: if you are serious about getting a...

First: if you are serious about getting a distributor then you must
take you movie off the streaming site immediately. A product that
has already been seen is of little value to a distributor.
...
Forum: DIY 08-06-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By directorik
Use tubing. From an aquarium store, hardware...

Use tubing. From an aquarium store, hardware store, automotive store.

Hide it from the cameras view behind the faucet using tape. You want to
get really ambitious turn off the water to the sink...
Forum: Hollywood 08-05-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By directorik
What is most important is story, acting,...

What is most important is story, acting, directing and good lighting
and audio. You can get a great looking image with an iPhone. HOW
you use the equipment is more important that what equipment.
...
Forum: Hollywood 08-04-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,403
Posted By directorik
Another non-answer from Quality.

Another non-answer from Quality.
Forum: Hollywood 08-04-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,403
Posted By directorik
Right. The screenwriter William Goldman said...

Right.

The screenwriter William Goldman said it best in his 1982 book,
“Adventures In The Screen Trade” - “Nobody knows anything”.

That doesn't mean people are stupid, it means no one KNOWS ...
Forum: Hollywood 08-04-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By directorik
Not true. There are many problems and obstacles...

Not true. There are many problems and obstacles to overcome.
You path will not be; enter "the best", get an award, get a deal. It
will take years.

You can enter all of them. If three of them...
Forum: Hollywood 08-03-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By directorik
Enter all of them. Do not limit yourself to one...

Enter all of them. Do not limit yourself to one or two.

Entering a short film is only your first step. Winning a top prize will
open some doors. You need to be ready once those doors are open.
Forum: Indie 07-30-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By directorik
As a theater guy (writer and director) I have...

As a theater guy (writer and director) I have been asked to contribute
to several VR movies. The thought being everything plays out like a
stage performance.

Right now games have stories and...
Forum: Promotion 07-30-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By directorik
I don't like it. An upcoming director with an...

I don't like it. An upcoming director with an extremely talented production
team and cast should (in my opinion, of course) make a terrific original
short film.

But it's great you have 1300...
Forum: Hollywood 07-30-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By directorik
Not my main suggestion; one of several. You have...

Not my main suggestion; one of several. You have completed
films – showing them is one way to show your talent as a director.
It makes your goal of directing your script a little easier. It's not...
Forum: Hollywood 07-30-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By directorik
You also know for a fact that many people living...

You also know for a fact that many people living in the States DO
enter film festivals for short films and scripts to enter the industry.
I can name so many successful filmmakers in Hollywood who...
Forum: Hollywood 07-29-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,516
Posted By directorik
I never got the Movie Pass. The three closest...

I never got the Movie Pass. The three closest theaters to me
did not take it. However one of those theaters is an AMC so
I got theirs.

Not even a month in and i've gotten my moneys worth.
Forum: Documentary 07-29-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By directorik
I'm looking forward to seeing the final version.

I'm looking forward to seeing the final version.
Forum: Hollywood 07-29-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,386
Posted By directorik
Welcome to indietalk. You have placed many...

Welcome to indietalk.

You have placed many walls in front of you. It's difficult enough to
break in without building some yourself.

Being outside the U.S. Makes getting inside Hollywood even...
Forum: Distro/Marketing 07-24-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By directorik
I like the idea. Have you found that lots of...

I like the idea.

Have you found that lots of people want to watch independent movies?
Is there a need for this? Do people pay for independent movies?

What has your research shown?
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By directorik
Not me, unfortunately. I've used my Arri kit all...

Not me, unfortunately. I've used my Arri kit all over the world. Purchased
globes in different countries and never had that issue.

Sorry.
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