This week on the show, my guest is none other than Joshua Caldwell. While Josh has been working on some higher profile projects over the past few years – including his upcoming feature Southland (starring Bella Thorne) and his 2017 feature Negative – his success began with a simple $6000 micro-budget indie, titled Layover.
Over the course of our discussion, Josh outlines why he chose to take the DIY path, and how he broke with convention to make his micro-budget debut stand out from the crowd. He shares how he leveraged his success with Layover to land a directing job for Hulu, and later went on to direct several more feature films over the course of just a few short years. We touch on his philosophy on filmmaking, his approach to the creative process, advice for up and coming filmmakers, and much more.
Listen to Episode 71: Building a Thriving Filmmaking Career Off a $6000 Feature Film, With Director Joshua Caldwell
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