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American Filmmaker

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A podcast about filmmaking, the creative journey, tai chi, fine teas, and the obstacles to being a filmmaker and creator living in the world today. Support this podcast:

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Ep 9 - Advice on Short Filmmaking and Distribution From Award-Winning Short Film Writer and Producer - Clarissa Jacobson

Clarissa Jacobson wrote and produced the award-winning short film, Lunch Ladies.  The short film played over 100 film festivals around the world.  Along the way, Clarissa learned how to maneuver the U.S. and international film festival circuit, while writing feature scripts as part of the Twin Bridges Writing Salon founded by Joe Bratcher.  Lunch Ladies is based-off an existing feature film script.  Clarissa also talks about the process of optioning scripts, finding great characters to create great stories, writing a book about her film festival experiences, and giving into the writer's creative journey.  There are some good lessons in this episode.  And Clarissa published them in I Made a Short Film and N WTF Do I Do With It (a guide to film festivals, promotion and surviving the ride). Available now on Amazon and Kindle.

The music used in this episode come from the soundtrack of My Friend's Rubber Ducky.  

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