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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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Feb 24, 2023

Hello, Hello! 


In this edition of Industry Insights, borrowing from Calgary International Film Festival Director Brian Owens, Nick walks us through the steps to consider before embarking on a fight that could affect your career. Enjoy! 


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Feb 21, 2023

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In this edition of Indie Talk, Chris and Nick discuss the following:


  • The Potential WGA Strike (And Why It Might Be A Nothing-Burger)


  • Pros and Cons Of Unions


  • Hollywood Accounting 


  • The Complexity Of The Upcoming Streaming Contract Negotiations 


  • Why Intellectual Property Is The Best Play...

Feb 14, 2023

Hello, Hello (and Happy Valentines Day)!


In this edition of Mistakes In The Making, we hear from Episodic Writer Priscilla Wise. Priscilla expounds on her experience with being unprepared for film industry opportunities and how she learned to overcome that through self-reflection and honesty. Enjoy! 


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Feb 10, 2023

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In this episode, we have a conversation with Director, Writer, and Actor Nell Teare. We talk about  her film Boliver, her predictions for the film industry in 2023, why she shot her feature on Film, when to call it quits in a relationship, her process for getting a top score remotely, and the ripe world...

Feb 1, 2023

Hello, Hello! 

In this edition of Indie Talk, Chris and Nick discuss the recent Academy Awards nominations, which films got snubbed, and which films might not belong, the inconvenient truth about how Black women are marketed by corporations, what it looks like to embrace your imperfections as a creative truly. Finally,...