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Welcome, Film Creatives!

The MAKE IT podcast is our homage to the Indie Film Creative. Each week we interview experienced Creatives who aim to help aspiring professionals in Film get where they're going faster by providing their advice, knowledge, and insights into the film industry.

We hope you love it. 

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Mar 31, 2020

Hello, Indie Creatives!

In this week's episode, we have a conversation with Director and Producer Amanda Paige Young. We talk about how to create extremely personal art, why it's important to focus on the brilliance in the basics, and which is the better quarantine film; 'Saving Private Ryan' or 'Children of Men.'...

Mar 24, 2020


In this week's episode, Executive and Advisory Producers, Chris Barkley and Nicholas Buggs talk about brand building during the Great Social Distancing of 2020, what might some of the long-term effects of COVID-19 be on filmmakers and Hollywood, our excitement and disappointment with Quibi, and we introduce a...

Mar 13, 2020


In this week's episode, we talk about the effect of COVID-19 on Independent Filmmakers and the tools and concepts needed to Educate, Inspire, and Entertain with short works of film on social media. 



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SXSW Cancellation (news)


Mar 3, 2020


In this week's episode, Advisory Producers Chris Barkley & Nicholas Buggs talk about the harsh realities facing Independent Filmmakers in 2020. From the potentially absurd total cost of making a film to the systematic obstacles placed in front of filmmakers during the sales and distribution process. You'll...