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 224

IFH 224: TOP SECRET Indie Film Hustle Project Finally Revealed – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

The day is finally here. I’ve been teasing you guys for months now. The top secret project I’ve been working on is my next feature film called “On the Corner of Ego and Desire.” The entire film was shot at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The film was written, produced, directed by me, produced by Adam Bowman of Media Circus, shot by Austin Nordell and starring Rob Alicea, Sonja O’Hara, and Randy Ramos Jr.

Episode 223

IFH 223: Inside the Raindance Film Festival with Founder Elliot Grove – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Today’s guest is the legendary film author and founder of the Raindance Film Festival Elliot Grove. Elliot is not only the founder of Raindance Film Festival and the British Independent Film Awards. He has produced over hundreds of short films and also five feature films, including the multi-award-winning The Living and the Dead in 2006. He teaches screenwriting and producing in the UK, Europe, Asia and America.

Episode 222

IFH 222: How to Shoot and Sell a $5000 Micro Budget Feature Film with Claudia Pickering – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Today’s guest is writer/director/actor/producer Claudia Pickering. She recently wrote and directed the feature film “Frisky” for just $5000. I wanted to have her on the show to discuss the tricks of the trade when making a feature for such a low budget. The film has also played at countless film festivals and won a ton of awards. Check out the trialer below.

THROWBACK FRIDAY: Fast and Cheap: Lessons Learned for the No-Budget Feature Film – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Please note: Throwback Fridays are archival episodes from the Indie Film Hustle Podcast. After many requests from the IFH Tribe to bring back some of the show’s best episodes, I decided to create Throwback Fridays. These episodes will not be posted every week but at least twice a month…if not more. There’s so much amazing info and knowledge bombs…

Episode 221

IFH 221: Finding an Audience for Indie Films in 2018 with Shaked Berenson – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Finding an Audience for Indie Films in 2018 with Shaked Berenson Today’s guest is a returning champion Shaked Berenson from Epic Pictures. On this special edition Sundance episode Shaked and I discuss marketing and finding an audience for your indie films in 2018. We discuss their recent acquisition of the Horror Blog/Brand Dread Central and how…

THROWBACK FRIDAY: Nina Foch: Directing the Actor – USC School of Cinematic Arts – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Please note: Throwback Fridays are archival episodes from the Indie Film Hustle Podcast. After many requests from the IFH Tribe to bring back some of the show’s best episodes, I decided to create Throwback Fridays. These episodes will not be posted every week but at least twice a month…if not more. There’s so much amazing info and knowledge bombs…

Episode 220

IFH 220: How to Package an Indie Film for Investors with Tiffany Boyle – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

How to Package an Indie Film for Investors with Tiffany Boyle Today on the show is Tiffany Boyle from Ramo Law. Tiffany helps indie filmmakers package their projects in a way that helps them attract producers, investors, other top-end actors, and studios. We had a great conversation at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Here’s some info on…

THROWBACK FRIDAY: Top 5 Film Festival SCAMS Filmmakers Need to Be Aware Of! – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Please note: Throwback Fridays are archival episodes from the Indie Film Hustle Podcast. After many requests from the IFH Tribe to bring back some of the show’s best episodes, I decided to create Throwback Fridays. These episodes will not be posted every week but at least twice a month…if not more. There’s so much amazing info and knowledge bombs…

Episode 219

IFH 219: Pixar’s Coco and the World of Animation with Carlos Moreno Jr. – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Pixar’s Coco and the World of Animation with Carlos Moreno Jr. Today on the show is Carlos Moreno Jr. Carlos was the voice of a handful of characters in the Oscar® Nominated Animated Masterpiece “Coco.” is, by far, one of the best-animated films I’ve ever experienced. It one of my top five films of 2017. …

THROWBACK FRIDAY: Sean Baker: ‘Tangerine’ How to Shoot a Sundance Hit on Your iPhone – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Please note: Throwback Fridays are archival episodes from the Indie Film Hustle Podcast. After many requests from the IFH Tribe to bring back some of the show’s best episodes, I decided to create Throwback Fridays. These episodes will not be posted every week but at least twice a month…if not more. There’s so much amazing info and knowledge bombs…

Episode 218

IFH 218: Using Algorithms to Help Sell Your Indie Film with Sundance’s Liz and Jess – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Using Algorithms to Help Sell Your Indie Film with Sundance’s Liz and Jess Sundance is back on the show. I had the pleasure of having returning champion Liz Manashil (listen to her interview here) and Jess Fuselier from the Sundance Institute. We discuss the very cool things they are up to at the Sundance Creative Distribution Fellowship…

Episode 217

IFH 217: Insider Tips on Crowdfunding Your Film on Kickstarter with Elise McCave – Indie Film Hustle® Podcast: Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Cinematography | Film School | Film Production | Independent Film | Video

Insider Tips on How to Crowdfund Your Film on Kickstarter with Elise McCave On the show today is Elise McCave, Director of Narrative Film at Kickstarter. Elise drops some major knowledge bombs on this episode. She goes over what it takes to have a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, what makes a good pitch video and we discuss…