Paul Battista Interview – Independent Film Producing [Podcast]

Posted on August 18, 2010

Paul Battista Interview

Entertainment lawyer and filmmaker Paul Battista talks about his new book Independent Film Producing: The Outsider’s Guide to Producing a First Low Budget Feature Film. We talk about low budget filmmaking and producing, mistakes first time filmmakers make, the definition of success, and lots of other useful info.

At the end of the podcast find out how you can win a copy of Paul’s book, plus a Kickstarter invite. (Spoiler: Leave a comment below on why you’d find this book useful and what you’d use the Kickstarter invite for)

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Written by Joey Daoud

Joey Daoud is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. His past films have appeared on Netflix, The New York Times, and National Geographic. He is also a YouTube creator across multiple channels with videos garnering millions of views. In his free time, he likes to climb mountains, scuba dive, and brew unique coffees.

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1 Comment

  1. Adeline

    Thanks to Paul for putting this together! It might be the “boring” bits, but he is absolutely right in saying that this knowledge is essential if you want to see your film distributed. All filmmakers need to remember that we work in a creative business industry and as long as you are a working as an independent you can’t afford to ignore the business side!


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