momm_onesheet_2.5x3.8Films, even short projects need time, patience and money to complete. There is so much to consider when creating a film, the story, the script, the actors, the crew, the locations, the equipment, wardrobe, make-up, hair, permits, police, weather, props, set design, the crew, transportation, catering, picture and sound editing, sound design, music, color correction, compression, exhibition, distribution, etc., etc., etc., and most of us who attempt all of this, do so with little money to pay for anything. Anyone who had any sense wouldn’t attempt it and then if they did, they would only do it once. However, there are some of us out there who continually put ourselves in a position to slowly and surely drive ourselves crazy and in debt, by continuing to produce completely independent films.

I am one of those people. I live in a constant state of denial that what I am trying to do by myself is actually a business that involves lots of people who have access to more money than I have up to now had access to.

So what am I trying to do?

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