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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


36 - Chris and Nick - Indie Film: State of the Industry (Indie Talk)

"Filmmakers are too quick to jump over their own communities and forget that there are hundreds, to thousands, to hundreds of thousands of people that they have access to that could help them recoup their money." - Nick Buggs


On the week's episode, MAKE IT Podcast host Chris Barkley has a conversation with Bonsai Creative Co-Founder and Advisory Producer, Nick Buggs. We discuss whether a great story is enough, is it okay to take a lesser role in your project and the infamous Blair Witch Problem. 





Dwayne Johnson (actor)

Moana (film)

A24 films

Motke Dapp (director)

Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse (film)

Don’t Think Twice (film)

Mike Birbiglia (writer)

Keegan-Michael Key (actor)

The Blair Witch Project (film)

Napoleon Dynamite (film)


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