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5 Things Every Filmmaker Should Know Before They Step on Set

by Matthew Perkins.

“Filmmaking is a completely imperfect art form that takes years and, over those years, the movie tells you what it is. Mistakes happen, accidents happen, and true great films are the results of those mistakes and the decisions that those directors make during those moments.” – Jason Reitman

So you want to be in the movie business? The road to the red carpet is a long and difficult one. It’s honestly a miracle that anything ever gets made. Although Hollywood continues to look for a formula, there’s not one. Every project has its specific challenges. And happy accidents.

From my experience, these are the things I know to be true.

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