Alex launched the Indie Film Hustle Podcast in 2015 and it quickly became the #1 Filmmaking Podcast on iTunes. With his unique style, Alex interviews film industry experts to get you the inside scoop on the biz. The show is part inspiration, part truth bomb, and part kick in the butt. Take a listen and get your film written, shot, and sold.

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Episodes

Episode 237

IFH 237: Why You Need to Get Up Off Your Ass NOW & Follow Your Dreams – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Why You Need to Get Up Off Your Ass NOW & Follow Your Dreams If you are fans of episode  IFH 088: Why Filmmakers are Always So Damn Broke & What They Can Do to Change It, then you are going to love this one. I wanted to put together an episode as a wake-up…

Episode 233

IFH 233: Real Filmmakers Don’t Starve with Jeff Goins – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Today’s guest is bestselling author and creativity expert Jeff Goins. In this episode, he dismantles the myth that being creative is a hindrance to success by revealing how an artistic temperament is, in fact, a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Episode 232

IFH 232: Test Screenings – Are They a Waste of Time or Worth It? – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Today we are going to discuss Test Screenings. Are they a waste of time? How do you handle comments and criticisms? Who do you invite to test screening and how do you perform a proper test screening?

Episode 231

IFH 231: How to Engage an Audience Before & After You Make Your Indie Film with Kia Kiso – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Today’s guest is Kia Kiso, co=producer of the hugely successful indie film Mile… Mile & A Half. Kia and her team where case studies in last weeks guest RB Botto’s book Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd. because of the amazing job they did crowdsourcing.

Episode 230

IFH 230: CrowdSourcing and Building an Audience for Yourself with RB Botto – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

So today on the show we have returning champion RB Botto from Stage32.com. RB has been on the show six times. Between film festival panels, interviews, and  Sundance. He’s always a favorite of the IFH Tribe so I thought it was time to bring him back. He finally finished writing his remarkable new book Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd.

Episode 229

IFH 229: From Indie Films to Directing a Hollywood Icon with Adam Rifkin – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

From Indie Films to Directing a Hollywood Icon with Adam Rifkin Today’s guest is Adam Rifkin. Adam Rifkin is a Writer/Director whose eclectic career ranges from family comedies to thought-provoking indies to cult classics. Most recently, Rifkin Wrote and Directed , a poignant drama starring screen legend, Burt Reynolds, Ariel Winter and Chevy Chase.

BPS 004: How to Sell Your Screenplay with Ashley Scott Meyers – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

How to Sell Your Screenplay with Ashley Scott Meyers Today’s guest is screenwriter/podcaster Ashley Scott Meyers from Sellingyourscreenplay.com. Ashley is a working screenwriter in Hollywood. He also spends his time running a popular screenwriting blog and podcast. His focus is on helping you sell your screenplay.

BPS 001: What Makes a Good Screenplay with John Truby – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Today’s guest blew my mind on his approach to storytelling and screenwriting. John Truby is one of Hollywood’s premier screenwriting instructor and story consultant.Over the last 25 years, more than 50,000 people have attended his sold-out seminars around the world, with the American Film Institute declaring that his “course allows a writer to succeed in the fiercely competitive climate of Hollywood.”

Episode 228

IFH 228: How to Deal with Residuals & Paying Back Investors with David Zannoni – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Have you ever had to deal with paying out investors, guilds, unions, residuals, and producers from the revenue your film makes? Today’s guest is David Zannoni of Fintage House, does just that but on a global scale. David helps you, the producer, ALL the rights for your film globally.

Episode 227

IFH 227: How to Make Money with YouTube with Christopher Sharpe – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Today’s guest is a bonafide Youtube Guru. Chris has not only created one but two massive Youtube Channels. His first was with his wife called Hilah’s Cooking which has close to 400,000 users and launched books, speaking engagements, Food Network appearances and much more.

Episode 226

IFH 226: The NO Bullsh*t Guide to Making Your Indie Film with Jeff Leisawitz – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Have you ever been in a place where nothing is going right creatively? Do you ever feel like you are standing in your own way? Me too. Today’s guest is author Jeff Leisawitz who wrote Not F*ing Around— the No Bullsh*t Guide for Getting Your…

Episode 225

IFH 225: How to Shoot a Feature Film in 24 Hours with Ivan Malekin – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Imagine shooting an entire feature film in 24 hours. How could you do something like that and not make it a bad stage play? Today’s guest was not only able to do that but made a damn good film in the process. Ivan Malekin and his partner Sarah Jayne directed the feature film Friends, Foes & Fireworks in just one night (24 hours). Here’s some info on the film.