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Film Production, COVID and Insurance

Film Production, COVID and Insurance

I have been reading articles, talking with insurance companies, bond companies and others about insurance industry for Indie Film Productions in the US. The challenge is that Indie Films need the required insurance to cover a film when it is funded through the Indie method of Banking-Minimum Guarantees-Equity-Distributor-Completion Bond.

Fight Scene Details

In the films that I’ve worked on like the ”Taken” series, ”American History X”, etc., the script conveyed action in a laconic manner – and was later fleshed out in relation to the actual location and shot lists.  Shane Black was masterful in writing his action moments together with strong characterization. 

Values in Filmmaking: Artistic Value

What are the ‘Values’ for Indie Filmmaking?   When we think of ‘Values’ and Independent Film, I have seen Values that consistently show themselves in the financing and making of a Film.   The challenge is that not everybody is looking at the same cards at the...

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Routine: Waking up Early I have gotten into the habit of becoming an Early Riser.  This is particularly challenging in today’s world of pandemic where the usual required and obligatory routines ie work, school, etc., are either diminished or eliminated.  Now stock day...

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CREATIVE EXPLORERS! This is a Go To website for Production Incentives, especially overseas.   1. Pandemic Response for Productions: With the ongoing pandemic, I think that there are going to more and more productions going overseas. The protocols in other countries...

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WRITER

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Michael Mandaville received a Master's Degree from USC in their prestigious Professional Writing Program, attended the BA program for Columbia College and received a BA from UCSB in Philosophy. Additionally, is a media Producer, Writer, Director, and Adventurer. His credits span across 8 novels, over 50 Film & TV Productions and as many screenplays.

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