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3 Qualities That Make First Time Filmmakers Successful — Aaron Fradkin

(Watch the video interview on Youtube here)

Film Courage: I have a quote here and it reads “I selfishly like a lot of first-time directors because they over prepare, they’re super eager, and they have very little ego,” and that quote is from none other than Mark Duplass of the Duplass Brothers.

Aaron Fradkin, Writer/Director/Youtuber: I definitely agree with that as a new director you definitely have something to prove. I think it was David F. Sandberg [a.k.a. Ponysmasher on Youtube] that said prepare 200% just to get 100% results and I think especially first-time directors because they have something to prove they’re nervous, they tend to over prepare a little bit and when it comes to filmmaking that’s definitely not a bad thing…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

(Watch the video interview on Youtube here)

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Most Difficult Lesson For First Time Filmmakers — Allison Powell

Advice To First-Time Filmmakers On Distribution by Jay Silverman

Investors Don’t Want A First Time Director — Peter Dukes

3 Harsh Truths For Anyone Who Wants To Be A Movie Director — Kenneth Castillo

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