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7 Shameless tactics to lure an audience to Slay Belles

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My Indiegogo for Slay Belles really needs some help getting attention, so I just read an article called

7 Shameless tactics to lure an audience”.

Here are the highlights they suggest to get a bi...

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Making a movie outside of the studio system: Part 2: Virgin Advice

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Making a movie outside of the studio system: Part 2: Virgin Advice

By SpookyDan

Before we made Slay Belles I sat down with a bunch of my director and producer friends and picked their brains looking...

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Making a movie outside of the studio system: Part 1 – Why crowdfunding sucks.

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Making a movie outside of the studio system: Part 1 – Why crowdfunding sucks.
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If your dream is to make it in Hollywood, open a business, invent a gadget, write a book, do stand up comedy, join the c...

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You are the future of HORROR!!!

Category: horror

State of the horror market 2010 -- what's hot, what's not and what you need to know to be successful How to make an effective and sellable HORROR MOVIE! Scriptwriting and preproduction. Prepping an effective horror script. What it actually takes shoot in 3-D, or convert from 2-D to 3-D. Casting and working with actors -- the unique challenges for horror films. Real world production -- get on set experience and learn to keep your film on schedule and under budget. Makeup and prosthetic effects -- hands on blood, guts and gore! Practical and visual effects – learn what’s possible before you blow your budget trying to ‘fix it in post’. Stunts and fight scenes -- see sequences blocked and choreographed. Post production -- learn how to use music and editing to build suspense and maximize shock. Selling your film -- from self distribution to working with the studios. New ways to marketing horror films.Read More