#144 - Fray Forde and Catherine Dee Holly: How to Make an Award Winning Film Independently, Script Structure Tips, Character Analysis

Aug 20, 12:00 PM

This is the "how to" guide for making your own movie from concept to completion. My guests, Fray Forde and Catherine Dee Holly, of Coki Productions shares all their lessons learned to hard way from writing and directing two movies. After hearing this interview, you will never watch a movie the same way again...

Must Hear Moments:

  • Writing a script
  • Character analysis checklist
  • How to pitch a movie to studios
  • Funding an independent movie
  • Getting people to work for free
  • Using creativity to make money
  • Getting into film festivals
  • How to get sponsors for your project
  • Composing music for your movie
  • Life on set of a movie

Quotable Quotes:

  • “We spent 4 months creating the movie and 9 mos. Rolling it out.”
  • “We’re always trying to make the stakes higher”
  • “You should always write to produce realistically.”
  • “You have to make a lot of bad stuff to get to the good.”
  • “It turns out the movie crew was partying every night after we went to bed!”

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