This is the third video in my series on filmmaker paralysis. If you've found yourself stuck stressing about how to organize your shoot, feeling overwhelmed by all the details, this one is for you. I know I was like a deer in the headlights the first time we decided to make a no-budget feature film. But in the end, we had a really tight shoot and got our award-winning film in the can in 12 days. This is some of the ways that we went about overcoming organizational paralysis.
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ABOUT ME: My name is Shawn Whitney and I am a filmmaker who has worked as a development executive for the past 8 years with a production company in Montreal, Canada. I also freelance as a story editor, providing support in the screenwriting phase of development for numerous writers and directors. I have taught workshops on nano-budget filmmaking for filmmaking organizations and festivals and have also taught screenwriting at the University of Toronto and Ryerson University. I have sat on festival juries and programmed at the Victoria Texas Indie Film Festival. I'm also a screenwriter, with a Made For TV film under my belt and TV series' in development, and a writer-director-producer who has made two no-budget feature films. You can read more about my journey to award-winning feature filmmaker here.
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