We finally hit 100 students enrolled in our Skillshare class today. And there’s always room for more! Enroll today: https://skl.sh/38aR7vC
In this free preview of our Skillshare class, we go into the beginnings of preparing a film for release to the public. I share my experience with my first feature film PRICELESS, knowing who your audience is early on, and decide where your finished product will go. The Indie Film Exhibition Masterclass will take you through the variety of options you have to release your movie, how to expand your reach through marketing, and how you can potentially make a profit in the process. This class is for anyone who has completed a film and has struggled to find a way to get it out into the world. It is now available to apply to at the virtual learning website Skillshare: https://skl.sh/2TruMnM
Have you ever wanted to make movies, but you’ve always been intimidated by how to use a camera or worry about breaking your bank account? Andre´ Joseph, award-winning independent filmmaker from New York City and president of AJ Epyx Productions, will show how YOU can make your own professional first movie with the resources you have available. This 10-part class titled NO-BUDGET FILMMAKING FOR BEGINNERS on Skillshare takes you through the process from the script to post-production and everything in between. This will be followed by students producing a video with a 3-Act structure and conflict at 3-5 minutes max. The class is geared towards beginner film students and people interested in making movies but never picked up a camera before.
Skillshare is an online learning community with over thousands of tutorial classes on any topic you wish to study and make into a skillset. Sign up for the trial today, you’ll get access to this class and others and you won’t be charged anything for the first two months.
If you already have Skillshare and wish to take this class, APPLY TODAY!
In less than 39 hours as of this writing, we will be at the end of the VENDETTA GAMES Indiegogo campaign. First of all, I would like to thank everyone and anyone who contributed to, shared, or liked the campaign and this film project in particular. Even though we get to keep what we make with Indiegogo through flexible funding in contrast to Kickstarter, it’s obvious that we did not make our initial minimum goal. There’s a lot of factors behind that, but I’m not here to point fingers. A lot of people don’t realize how much work it takes to promote a campaign and to get others to believe in it enough to contribute. I’d say this whole summer has been a challenge in that respect.
In spite of where we are financially with the film, my team and I will continue to push production forward this coming fall and actively seek potential investors, sponsors, and donors. We may have to nickel and dime our way through this efforts as I have done in the past. Except this time, I have a lot more experience to know our limitations and how best to find creative solutions to make sure every penny goes up on the screen. It won’t be fun going in that direction; however, it’s moments like these that force you to become a natural leader when all the odds are stacked against you.
As we get near the end, I encourage anyone at this point to watch our pitch video, followed by the opening scene for the film:
If you like what you see and believe in us enough to get the rest of the movie made, here’s the link to our Indiegogo campaign:
All the perks/rewards you can receive for your contributions are listed right side of the page. These are the few things that you can get:
To contribute, type your amount, followed by clicking CONTRIBUTE NOW on the upper right hand side of the page. It will take you straight to the next page to continue to payment via PayPal.
Thank you all again for your support. Let the games continue…