August 20, 2018

If I told you that you could start with absolutely nothing and make a feature film in the next 12 months, would you do it? +What if I told you that you don't even need a single dollar to start? +Look at today's date. Add a year. + Write it down. At this time your film will be available for

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August 12, 2018

Welcome to Episode 0 of the Micro Budget Film School Podcast. In this short 14 minute episode, we outline what Micro Budget film School is about, starting with a Manifesto. This manifesto is a public declaration of what we consider valuable, what our priorities are, and what we are trying to do.  Listen to episode or read

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July 28, 2018

Hidden inside David Fincher's 1995 thriller 'Se7en' is a lesson on Micro Budget Film Making... and it's too good to miss. To be clear: Se7en was a $30million film, starring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, so it doesn't even come close to being 'low budget', let alone 'Micro Budget'.  But towards the end of the movie, around the

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June 6, 2018

If you've been kicking around in the film world, you've probably heard the term 'Micro Budget' come up, along with other phrases like 'No Budget', 'Big/ Mega Budget', and similar. Most of these terms are very general and no-one really defines what exactly they are, but they are usually thrown around as a way to measure

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May 16, 2018

Do you know anyone who has sold a short film? I know only 1 person that has. Only one. They spent somewhere around $3000, submitted it to 80+ film festivals, and got 1 buyer. Germany bought the rights to screen the film god-knows-where, and what did they pay? $650. To the average businessperson, filmmaking is a

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