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First-Time Filmmaker F*ck-ups by Daryl Goldberg

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Fuck-Up #2

“I Just Want to Make a Movie”

How to pick the right project for you and your career

 

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.”7

—Woody Allen

 

The Fuck-Up…

Countless new filmmakers set out to make a movie—devoting vast amounts of time, effort, and their soul to the process—only to realize, somewhere along the way, that they picked the wrong project to pursue.

Before embarking on your own long and arduous filmmaking journey, take some time to evaluate the project you’re about to put so much into. Can you pull it off? Will it showcase your talent and make good use of your resources? Will it be able to find an audience? And will it help your career?

How to Do It Right…

When a screenwriter friend and I embarked on our ...

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