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The MAKE IT podcast salutes the Indie Film Creative. Join us weekly for candid conversations with seasoned pros, offering advice, knowledge, and industry insights to fast-track the journey for aspiring film professionals. Discover inspiration and guidance tailored for your cinematic path.

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Dec 23, 2023

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In this episode of the MAKE IT Podcast we are joined by Brian Owens, Artistic Director Calgary International Film Festival. He provides his film festival tips, advice, and insights on the MAKE IT podcast. Brian has been at the helm of some of North America's top film festivals, helping launch countless...

Dec 5, 2023

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In this episode of the Make It Podcast, independent filmmaker Frank Monteleone joins Chris and Nick to talk about his company, Full Armor Films, his career, and the film industry in New Orleans and beyond.


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- Frank discusses starting Full Armor Films in New Orleans and how the...

Nov 21, 2023

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In this edition of the MAKE IT Podcast, Chris and Nick discuss artist Jelly Roll's inspirational acceptance speech for Best New Artist at the CMA Awards. They contemplate the ability to pivot genres throughout a career, using Darius Rucker's transition from rock to country, the SAG Strike is over...

Nov 10, 2023

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This week on The Make It Podcast, Chris and Nick discuss the success of Five Nights at Freddy's and how it was able to capitalize on existing IP in a way that worked. They also analyze Taylor Swift's deal with AMC to distribute her concert film and whether others can replicate her success. Nick provides...

Oct 31, 2023

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In this edition of Indie Talk, Chris is joined by Director Roxana Baldovin. She discusses her career journey from growing up with an immigrant background in Brooklyn to directing music videos for major artists. Roxana also shares insights on navigating the unpredictable music video industry, building...