The Slings and Arrows of Independent Filmmaking

Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros is a British writer, director, filmmaker living in Los Angeles. She co-created the unprecedented project 52 Films/52 Weeks: A Year in Filmmaking, where she and her partners, wrote, directed, produced and edited a film a week for an entire year. She currently has several independent film projects at various stages of development.  

Auditioning must be one of the most unnatural and stressful parts of the filmmaking process. 

So I thought I would get back to the nitty-gritty of filmmaking and talk about the fundamentals, or, indeed, THE fundamental - writing the screenplay.

Low Budget Filmmaking - You Can Do This…

Very Independent Filmmakers Have to Make Opportunities for Themselves.

You don’t have to be a film ‘auteur’ to make movies. 

Making Independent Movies - The Women in Red

Very Independent Filmmaking and the Art of Hovering

Money and Fame and Very, Very Independent Film

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 04:25

The Best Indie Films

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The Best Indie Films - get your creative juices flowing…

The Independent Filmmaking Hustle - Vintage Female Super Heroes Reimagined 

Thursday, 23 February 2017 06:13

Low Budget Film - High Expectations

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Low Budget Film - High Expectations

A Filmmaker's Greatest Films of All Time

20 Steps to Making an Independent Film & There’s No Such Thing as ‘No Budget’ Filmmaking

Becoming a Director - The Ever-Evolving Process

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