Fuck-Up #4

“I Can Do This Alone”

Why every movie is a collaborative process


“No man is an island.”12

—John Donne


The Fuck-Up…

Making a movie is at least 100,000 times harder than most people expect. I’ve seen normal, intelligent, and hardworking people go absolutely out of their minds trying to make a movie. The truth is, it’s hard, really hard. It can thoroughly drain your energy, time, emotions, and in some cases, wallet. And that’s when you have help. I’d describe what it’s like to do it alone, but nobody has ever actually accomplished that to tell the tale.

How to Do It Right…

Many aspiring filmmakers think that nobody is going to care about their movie like they do, that no one else will have the passion, commitment, energy, or time, ...

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