Explore the world of filmmaking with Gabriel Godoi, a versatile producer excelling in both narrative and documentary shorts. Gabriel’s portfolio boasts the Oscar-winning op-doc “The Queen of Basketball,” and renowned TV series “Almost Famous” and “That's My Jazz,” showcasing his boundless storytelling skills.
Gabriel highlights the essence of collaboration and the importance of staying true to each project's creative vision amidst logistical complexities. He underscores the significance of not losing sight of the end goal: a high-quality production.
A crucial insight from Gabriel is the value of a problem-solving mindset. Facing inevitable challenges in film production demands resourcefulness, adaptability, and a readiness for alternative solutions, which are key to navigating the industry successfully.
Join us to gain a deeper understanding of the art and science of producing from Gabriel Godoi, a master of his craft, and learn what it takes to excel in the constantly evolving landscape of filmmaking.
Miranda Bailey is a true multi-hyphenate in the filmmaking industry, with roles as a producer, director, actor, and distributor. With over 20 films to her credit, including critically acclaimed hits like The Squid and the Whale, Diary of a Teenage Girl, and Swiss Army Man, Miranda shares her insights on excelling in both the art and business of film production.
We’ll get into her innovative approach to film distribution, as she introduces us to the Carousel Program, a platform she started at the Film Arcade, which empowers indie filmmakers to self-release their films without the burden of overhead fees or interest charges.
Miranda also highlights the exciting possibilities of independent television, emphasizing the importance of transparency in the industry. She shares her enthusiasm for the ability to track audience engagement and participation, a feature that independent television offers. Miranda believes that we are at the beginning of a renaissance in independent television, where creators and crew members can have a clearer understanding of the impact and success of their work.
Tune in to this episode of On Production to hear Miranda’s inspiring journey and learn how to excel in the dynamic world of independent cinema.
Dive into the intricate world of film and production incentives with Wrapbook’s Ryan Broussard, a maestro in budgeting and finance. Ryan's expertise is pivotal at Wrapbook, where he assists filmmakers and producers in navigating these often complex incentives.
What are these incentives? Ryan explains: they're financial programs offered by states to attract film productions, boosting local economies in the process. With his roots in New Orleans, a hotbed for such incentives, Ryan has gained an exceptional grasp of industry intricacies. He expertly guides through the maze of legislation across the U.S., helping understand state-specific reporting requirements and prerequisites.
Ryan unpacks the layers of production incentives, offering insights into how they shape the film industry's landscape. Join us to explore this fascinating facet of filmmaking with a seasoned professional.