Bill Ostroff is the founder and current CEO of the First Glance Film Festival. In addition to producing their award winning bi-coastal film festivals, FirstGlance has year round activities that include On-line Short Film Competitions, Show Us Ur Shorts Screenings, Web Series Playoffs, Short Film Productions, and Online Distribution.

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-- Temple University

-- Jedi Camp

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Episode 143 - Lynnaire MacDonald (How to Market Your Indie Film)

January 8, 2017

Lynnaire MacDonald is the founder of Film Sprites PR, a indie film marketing company founded in 2014. 

 

Pre Show Notes

-- Richard 'Mack' Machowicz - A Navy Seal and TV host who passed away on January 2nd, 2017

-- Unlease the Warrior Within - Mac's 'magnum opus'. A book about developing focus and confidence. 

-- Sucide Squad - 2016 movie from DC Entertainment that received negative feedback from critics and movie goers. 

 

Show Notes

-- Richard T Wilson - Filmmaker who was not only a guest on the podcast (EP 88) but also hired Lynnaire to market the film

 

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Lynnaire MacDonald

-- Official Site
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Episode 142 - Christopher Downie (Working with Kevin Smith & Making, ‘Shooting Clerks’)

December 31, 2016

Christoper Downie is a Scottish filmmaker, and his latest film, 'Shooting Clerks', the true story of how convenience store clerk Kevin Smith made his grainy $27,000 film Clerks (1994) with maxed-out credit cards and the people who aided him in his indie crusade, is currently screening at select film festivals. 

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Show Notes

- Smodcast - Kevin Smith's weekly podcast with his long time producer, Scott Mosier

- Kevin Smith - American writer & director

- Clerks - Kevin's directorial debut 

- Quick Stop

- Gingers

- American Psycho -  intro - Feature film based on the award winning novel by Bret Easton Ellis

 

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-- Twitter
-- Shooting Clerks Facebook

 

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Episode 141 - James Altucher (How to Choose Yourself)

December 23, 2016

James Altucher is a multi #1 Amazon best seller, former host of III:AM on HBO, and host of one of the top podcasts in the world, The James Altucher Show. His latest book, 'Reinvent Yourself' comes out January 5th, 2017. PRE Order it here.

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- National Screenwriter's Day - January 5th, 2017

- Get three months of unlimited classes on Skillshare for only $0.99 including my class, 'The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Your Social Media Channels

- If you're interested in being apart of my NEW private Facebook group for filmmakers message me on FB and I'll add you.

Show Notes

- Don't Send Your Kids to College by James Altucher - This is how I was introduced to James

- III:AM - James' show on HBO

Brian Koppleman - Screenwriter of Rounders, and the Showtime series, Billions. 

- Rounders - Feature film written by Brian Koppleman

- Choose Yourself - James' seminal work about life, art, writing, and how to becoming a better you. 

- The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin - A book about making yourself a better learner by breaking things down

- Mark Duplass - Actor, Writer, Director, and Producer

- How to Make a Feature Film with Mark Duplass via Indie Film Hustle

- Mark Duplass: 'There's no excuse not to make films on weekends with friends'

- Creep - A videographer drives to a remote mountain town after answering a cryptic Craigslist ad for a one-day gig. As the day progresses, the man who hired him becomes increasingly more unhinged and the road to easy money takes a turn for the unexpected.

- The One I Love - A married couple (Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss) find their relationship and very existence put to the test in this wickedly inventive romantic comedy.

- Netflix plans to spend $6 billion on new shows, blowing away all but one of its rivals

My Seinfeld Year - Writer Fred Stoller's one year writing for the TV show, Seinfeld

- Seinfeld Box Set

- Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

- Lost: The Complete Collection - on Blu Ray

Lost Encyclopedia - Official book on Lost with a foreword by Damon Lindelof

- Damon Lindelof - Screenwriter, and Producer

- Steven Pressfield - Author and Screenwriter 

- War of Art - Steve's seminal work of art and creativity battles

- Turning Pro - The 2nd follow up to War of Art 

- The Knowledge - Steve's latest book about his experiences as a coming of age writer.

- Shawn Coyne - Shawn is Steven, and Robert McKee's editor and the author of the Story Grid

- Robert McKee - Often called, 'The God of Story' and host of his own legendary Story seminar

- Dialogue by Robert Mckee

- Story by Robert Mckee

- Screenplay by Syd Field

- Save the Cat by Blake Synder

- The 90 Day Screenplay by Al Watt - My pick for the best book on Screenwriting

 

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Episode 140 - Shawn Whitney (Making a Micro Budget Film)

December 18, 2016

Shawn Whitney runs Microbudget Film Lab. He has directed two microbudget features, and is in preproduction for a third. In this episode we talk about a grant for the winner the top script in the lab, that lab will be open Monday Dec 19th, 2016.
If you do enter please let Shawn know you heard about the contest via this podcast.

 

Show Notes

-- Five MUST HAVE Elements Of A Successful Microbudget Feature Film by Shawn Whitney

-- Following by Christopher Nolan - Christopher Nolan's debut fiim

 

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Episode 139 - Sandra Leviton (Film/TV Development, and Producing Zone 2)

December 12, 2016

Sandra Leviton is a Los Angeles based writer/ producer with over fifteen years of experience in TV and film development and production, working on over 20 original series, such as SONS OF ANARCHY, THE SHIELD, LOUIE, and IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA. 

The company's first film, ZONE 2, is an official selection of top horror film festivals, including Screamfest and the Etheria World Tour.

 

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Show Notes

-- Under The Stairs Entertainment

 

 
 -- It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Original Pilot
 

 
-- It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Great Recession: This is one of the episodes Dave was a featured extra in. 

 

 

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Episode 138 - Marc Bienstock

December 2, 2016

Marc Bienstock is a Producer of such films as The Remaining, See No Evil 2, The Visit, and the upcoming, Split, which will be released January 20th, 2017. 

 

 

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 -- 6 Dollar Shirts Home Pageimage-7293519-10646582-1452033069000

-- My Course on Skillshare, "The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Your Social Media Channels"  - The first 10 people that sign up get a free 30 min phone call with me. 

 

Show Notes

-- Drexel University Film Department

-- Temple University Film Department

-- Bloody Murder (Portillo, 2000)

 

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- IMDB

 

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Episode 137 - Steve Concotelli

November 25, 2016

Steve Concotelli is the former editor of X-Play and Attack of the Show. His new film, 'Outatime', a documenatary about saving the DeLorean Time Machine is out now and has been called the best Back to the Future documentary ever. 

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Show Notes

OUTATIME: Saving the DeLorean Time Machine (TRAILER) from Cricket Pictures on Vimeo. wdw

-- Back to the Future - 30th Anniversity Trilogy - On Blu Ray
-- Sony PMW -EX1 Camera

 

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Episode 136 - Joshua Caldwell

November 21, 2016

Joshua Caldwell is an accomplished director, writer, producer, and MTV Movie Award winner. His debut film, Layover, was shot for $6,000, and premiered to sold out crowds at the 2014 Seattle International Film Festival where it was nominated for the prestigious FIPRESCI New American Cinema Award. Josh has been called, "The best kept secret in Hollywood."

 

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-- Black Friday and/or Cyber Monday Shopping? Please use our Amazon Affilitate link. It REALLY helps the podcast. THANK YOU!

-- The Ultimate Guide to Monetizating Your Social Media - A blog post I made on how anyone can make money off social media. If it helps in any way please let me know.

 

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Episode 135 - Brit Cruise

November 11, 2016

Brit Cruise is an educator, content maker, and Producer of Pixar in a Box on Khan Academy. 

 

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-- I'll Teach You to Be Rich by Ramit Sethi
-- Pixar in a Box on Khan Academy - a FREE online class taught by Pixar themselves on how they do the things they do. 

 

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Brit Cruise

-- Official Site
-- Twitter
-- Youtube

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