The Film Trooper Podcast is here to help independent filmmakers become entrepreneurs and gain financial freedom as an artist. Much has changed in the world of independent film, that this might be a golden age when artists can finally build a sustainable living making their art. Although we propose no secret recipe for success, listen in to hear how different filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs, and even small business owners who are outside the film industry approach their business.
Learn from their mistakes and successes, then decide how you would apply those lessons to your own journey!
001: Introduction to Film Trooper
002: Cinematographer for Portlandia, Bryce Fortner (Part 1)
003: Cinematographer for Portlandia, Bryce Fortner (Part 2)
004: Art Director of FireFall, Adam McMahon
005: Screenwriter, Randall Jahnson (Part 1)
006: Screenwriter, Randall Jahnson (Part 2)
007: Screenwriter, Randall Jahnson (Part 3)
008: Screenwriter, Randall Jahnson (Part 4)
009: Screenwriter, Randall Jahnson (Part 5)
010: Filmmaker, Marc Steele
011: Composer, Thomas Thorson (Interiors)
012: Hotsquatch Entertainment, Jacqueline Gault and James Wilderhancock (Part 1)
013: Hotsquatch Entertainment, Jacqueline Gault and James Wilderhancock (Part 2)
014: Actress/Model/Fashion Photographer, Lavenda Memory
015: Willamette Writers Conference, Chairman, Stefan Feuerherdt
016: Filmmaker and Transmedia Entrepreneur, Mike Vogel
017: Entrepreneurial and Marketing Expert, Jason Van Orden
018: Entrepreneurial and Marketing Expert, Jason Van Orden (Bonus)
019: Filmmaker “The Eyes of Thailand”, Windy Borman
020: Casting Director, Michael Taylor Fontaine
021: Internet Marketing and Business Expert, Jeremy Frandsen
022: Valeri Fox Creator, James Lyons
023: Actor, Ted Rooney
024: Filmmaker, Tony Mendoza
025: Talent Agent, Dennis Troutman
026: Amused Now (dot) com, Cynthia Kahn
027: Casting Director, Eryn Goodman
028: Creator of Paranormal Activity, Oren Peli
029: Film Distribution Expert, Jason Brubaker
030: Film Marketing Fridays, Who Is Your Ideal Fan?
031: Film Marketing Fridays, How to Build Your Audience
032: Digital Marketing Strategist, Sheri Candler
033: Film Marketing Fridays, Who Made Money in the Gold Rush?
034: Film Marketing Fridays, Sales Sheet Equals Your Poster
035: Film Courage, Karen Worden and David Branin
036: Film Marketing Fridays, What Is Your Pitch?
037: Film Marketing Fridays, Tips For A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
038: Fizzle Co-Founder, Caleb Wojcik
039: Learn How To Be Good In A Room When Pitching With Stephanie Palmer
040: Film Marketing Fridays, Digging Deep Into Loglines
041: What is the wedding registry of crowdfunding? Emily Best of Seed & Spark explains.
042: Film Marketing Fridays, Sales Comp for Your Film
043: Film Marketing Fridays, Implosion of the Pre-Sale?
044: How to Change the Representation of Women in Film with Thuc Nguyen of The Bitch Pack
045: Angel Investors for Filmmakers with the Producer Foundry, Ben Yennie
046: Film Marketing Fridays, How to Sell Your Film on Amazon
047: What if your debut feature film starred Juliette Lewis? Director, Jen McGowan explains.
048: Film Marketing Fridays, How to Sell Your Film on Amazon (Part Deux)
049: What if you wrote a script with your mom and got the film made? Bram Hoover explains.
050: Film Marketing Fridays, Examples and What You Should Be Really Marketing
051: Voices for Vets & The One-Year Anniversary of Film Trooper with Kevin McMahon
052: Film Marketing Fridays, Volume vs. Value
053: Filmmakers, Remember What You’re Worth with Chris Johnson, Co-Founder of Simplifilm
054: Helping You Align with Your Deepest Truths and Create Possibilities For Your Life From That Place, with Andy Drish of The Foundation
055: Film Marketing Fridays, List Building
056: A Real Film Trooper In Action, Animator Morr Meroz Explains
057: How To Be A Filmmaker By Helping Others with Darwin Carlisle of First Class Reels
058: What is the Most Important Thing Filmmakers Need to do Before Submitting Their Film to an Aggregator? Jay Friedman from bitMAX Explains.
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