Film Courage: How much should a filmmaker pay themselves?
Shane Stanley, Filmmaker/Author/Instructor: Whatever they can. At the end of the day, it depends. When I say filmmaker I think about me. I’m involved concept-to-delivery. I just got into it with somebody the other day who worked on our last film and worked four-to-six weeks on BREAK EVEN. I just celebrated my 27th month on the film last week. Now, we’ve lost five months with Covid, but during the Covid time we had to repurpose our distribution outlets (what we were going to do) so I ended up dealing with a whole new list of deliverables…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).
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