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The MAKE IT podcast amplifies the voice of the filmmaker by exploring the filmmaking journeys of actors, writers, directors, producers, and a host of other creatives from across the film industry. We provide a platform for filmmakers to provide advice, lessons learned, personal reflections, and ins… read more


14 - Writer & Director Chad McClarnon - How to Be Assertive, Improve Your Skills, & Define the Story

“The thing I love about filmmaking is how human it is. There’s humanity in every part of it.” - Chad McClarnon ⠀⠀⠀⠀

On this week's episode, we have a conversation with Chad McClarnon.

Chad is a writer, director, producer, and cinematographer known for Daddy's Little Girl (2015), Bear with Me (2014), Still Sophie (2016), and Aembras (2017). Chad started his professional career as a still photographer when he was only fourteen years old. Chad founded Best Part Productions in 2010 with his brother Trey to pursue their lifelong dream of making movies together.

His short Daddy’s Little Girl is available on iTunes, Amazon, Verizon FIOS, and Google Play and his short  Aembras is in the Festival circuit right now; playing at the Rome International Film Festival beginning on November 2nd, 2018.

You can learn more about Chad and his work at

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