reframing
Filmmaking

How Reframing Can Help Your Filmmaking

NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) is an incredible tool to use in all areas of your life, including filmmaking. But what areas of filmmaking can NLP be used in? Ever heard of failure? What about negativity? Getting caught in a rut and feeling like you’re just not…

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books ive reading
Filmmaking

Books I’ve been reading!

Just recently, I mentioned a great book with many filmmaking applications: The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene. I wanted to mention a few others here that I’ve been reading that you should check out! And, yes, I realize that I wrote another recent…

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making this a lifestyle
Filmmaking

Making This a Lifestyle

Been reading Timothy Ferriss’ book The 4-Hour Work Week recently. There’s an interesting bit in there where he runs contrary to the majority of self-help rhetoric and theories that we often see as self-evident in filmmaking.

He says that you should “Emphasize strengths, don’t fix weaknesses.” Very different to what’s taught in filmmaking circles, but it

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congruency
Filmmaking

Something On Congruency

Today, I was thinking about congruency and how it relates to filmmaking. From Introducing NLP by Joseph O’Connor and John Seymour: You need to be completely congruent about what you do to help the other person, incongruence on your part will give mixed messages, and…

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guide indie filmmakers
Filmmaking

A Guide For Indie Filmmakers

Today is the start of a series I’m doing on Indie Filmmaking. It’s going to be two (fairly long and detailed) posts on the entire process of indie filmmaking, covering all aspects and lots of product recommendations. No equipment guide can maintain its freshness for…

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