In this solo episode, I share my in-depth thoughts on the merits of working in genre as a micro-budget filmmaker, and why horror, sci-fi, and thriller films often thrive on a smaller scale.
Genre films offer some unique advantages to the micro-budget filmmaker, that make traditional obstacles (like securing name talent, prestige festival placement, and distribution) far less critical to the overall success of the film. Throughout the episode I discuss all of this and more, through the lens of my upcoming feature film Shell Shock, which has specifically been designed with these principles in mind.
This is Episode 148: Genre Filmmaking – Why Horror, Sci-Fi, and Thriller Films Create The Perfect Launch Pad For Micro-Budget Feature Filmmakers
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