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Biggest Mistakes And Lessons From Making The Time-Travel Thriller CHAKR (THE CYCLE) – Q...

Film Courage: Where did you grow up? Dave Krunal, Filmmaker: I grew up mostly...

Actor Uday Krishna Talks About Growing Up In India, Mental Health, Filmmaking And How...

Film Courage: Where did you grow up? Uday Krishna, Actor/Writer: I’m from Mangalore, India...

Making A Feature Film Doesn’t Have To Be Intimidating. Conceptualize It As Making Several...

Jack Peterson – Filmmaker/Activist Film Courage: Where did you grow up?  Jack Peterson, Filmmaker/Activist: I grew...

If Things Are Easy, I Become Uneasy by Writer/Director Andy Rayner of IDLED Movie

Writer/Director Andy Rayner Film Courage: Where did you grow up? Andy Rayner, Filmmaker: I grew...

I’d Rather Make A Film Than Watch One – Q and A With Robin...

Actor Robin Zamora (with Jill Evyn in UNWHOLLY MOMENTS) Film Courage:  Where did you grow up? 

Student Filmmakers Ages 13-18! A Chance to Win Up to $5,000 from American Bankers...

The American Bankers Association Foundation knows how much teens love to talk about money, or at least their grandiose plans to spend it. Getting...

Not Taking No For An Answer – How Director Robin Bain Got Her Movie...

Robin Bain's feature film GIRL LOST tackles the very real issue of underage prostitution as told through the eyes of a wayward teen. GIRL...

If You Can Make It In New York, You Can Make It Anywhere by...

  Film Courage: Where did you grow up?  Kyle McIlhone: It’s small town in Quebec, Canada called Georgeville. A nice, quiet town with a population I...

Acting Is A 24/7 Career, Not A 9-To-5 Job by Karan Choudhary of NEW...

Film Courage: Where did you grow up? Karan Choudhary: I was born and raised in a small town called Faridabad in India. I'm the youngest in a close-knit family...

I Used Emotion Of That Period After College When You Don’t Quite Know What...

  Film Courage: What prompted you go be a political science major at Princeton? Sean Hartofilis: I played lacrosse in college, which required a substantial time...

When Writing My Web Series, It Was More About Getting Something Out There By...

Film Courage: What was life like growing up?    Nathan Alan Bunker: Growing up in Michigan was great.  I lived in a small town with dirt...

Go to Los Angeles. Go Make a Movie. Q and A with Filmmaker/Professor Justin...

Film Courage: Where did grow up?  What sparked an interest in film? Justin Liberman: I grew up on the road, traveling around New England from one...

How 9 Months of Unemployment Was the Catalyst to a Filmmaking Career by John...

Film Courage: Where did you grow up? John Goshorn: I grew up rurally, in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains outside the small town of Bedford,...

Student Filmmakers Ages 13-18! A Chance to Win Up to $5,000 from American Bankers...

Jeni Pastier – Senior Manager Financial Education, American Bankers Association Foundation   The American Bankers Association Foundation knows how much teens love to talk about money, or...

New York Filmmaker J.Y. Chun On Her New Film COVER about Identity, Perception, and...

Film Courage: Where did you grow up? J.Y. Chun:  I was born in Seoul and raised in Brooklyn.  Film Courage:  When you moved to New York,...

Exploring Prejudices In And Outside Family – Dominique Schilling On Her Film A REASON

  Film Courage:  How is the music industry similar to the film industry? Dominique Schilling:  There are a lot of similarities in structure, but the differences...

We Understand That For Short Films, Shorter Is Better But We Had To Stay...

    Film Courage:  How did you develop the idea for your short film CANDY & RONNIE? Skyko:  Lucy and I (Skyko) developed a friendship with actor...

If You Want to Self-Produce Work, It Is Important To Surround Yourself Well By...

If You Want to Self-Produce Work, It Is Important To Surround Yourself Well By THE CYCLOTRON's Christine Falco   Film Courage:  Where did you grow up? Christine...
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Film Courage: Let’s say someone has a great story idea, what do they do next?

Filmed In 10 Days With A $13k Production Budget – Supernatural...

November 16, 2018; Los Angeles   If you’re not quite ready to let go of the Halloween spirit, new indie feature film Mandao of the Dead is...

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