13 episodes

Based on the concepts presented in his book Filmmaking for Change, host Jon Fitzgerald will cover all the bases related to indie filmmaking, from development and production, to marketing and distribution.

An industry and film festival veteran, Fitzgerald will engage in weekly conversations with entertainment professionals, who will share their words of wisdom in their area of expertise.

To learn more about Filmmaking for Change, and the author, click here:

To hear Fitzgerald's Cause Cinema podcast, where he guides audiences to the best in social impact cinema, click here:

Filmmaking for Change Jon Fitzgerald

    • TV & Film
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Based on the concepts presented in his book Filmmaking for Change, host Jon Fitzgerald will cover all the bases related to indie filmmaking, from development and production, to marketing and distribution.

An industry and film festival veteran, Fitzgerald will engage in weekly conversations with entertainment professionals, who will share their words of wisdom in their area of expertise.

To learn more about Filmmaking for Change, and the author, click here:

To hear Fitzgerald's Cause Cinema podcast, where he guides audiences to the best in social impact cinema, click here:

    Social Justice in Film

    Social Justice in Film

    This week, we're excited to have a special guest who wears multiple hats in the impact film space.  Michael Kuehnert has directed films and created numerous Impact Campaigns for filmmakers, leading acquisitions for documentary distributor The Video Project.

    • 30 min
    Rebounding: With Mike Esposito

    Rebounding: With Mike Esposito

    Welcome back the Filmmaking for Change podcast. This week, we’re excited to have film producer & Cinematographer, Mike Esposito, share his words of wisdom on social impact filmmaking, as he and his team prepare to bring their Award winning documentary – The Rebound – into the world.

    • 33 min
    Creative Impact

    Creative Impact

    "Ideas + Empathy = impact"  is the motto for The Nation of Artists.  We sat down with the Founder and CEO of this innovative company, Elliot Kotek to learn more about how they work with a broad ranger of parters to leverage the power of story to create change.

    For more information, visit: http://nationofartists.com/

    For more podcasts, visit: http://www.filmmakingforchange.com/

    • 34 min
    Making Movies with Gill Holland

    Making Movies with Gill Holland

    We’re excited to dive into film production today, with a very prolific film producer, master builder, Gill Holland.  
    1. Tell us more how your film and music roles intersect.
    2. You've managed to have a successful career. Give us a few highlights from projects over the years. 
    3. Tell us more about 7 Splinters in Time.
    4. Beauty Mark is another film of yours recently acquired for distribution.  Give us some background.
    5. Was there an intention to create a call to action or movement?

    • 20 min
    Independent Film Distribution:

    Independent Film Distribution:

    We’re excited to continue our exploration of distribution – in this modern digital world, and we’re pleased to be joined by the Head of Global Sales & Licensing at Filmhub, Roger Jackson.

    • 30 min
    Distributor for Changemakers: With Richard Castro

    Distributor for Changemakers: With Richard Castro

    We’re excited to dig into film Distribution today, and pleased to be joined by Richard Castro (COO & VP, Distribution & Acquisitions) of Cinema Libre, a leader in the social impact space.

    Cinema Libre supports projects on a mission, distributing more than 200 films over the past 15 years.  While many of  their films are acquisitions from  the film festival arena, they do have a production division and provide post production services.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

JasminSK ,

Social Justic in Film

Thank you for this very thoughtful and insightful interview with filmmaker and impact producer Michael Kuehnert. I really appreciate Michael's message which is about creating media that changes minds and inspires people into action. Documentary films, though very informative in content, can at times leave the audience feeling despondent and hopeless. Encouraging documentary filmmakers to create media that not only informs and opens eyes, but also open the hearts and minds of the audience and offers them a toolkit that activates their will to do something, is key. Aspiring documentary filmmakers will benefit immensely by listening to this podcast.

JPFitLA ,

I love this podcast!

I love this #Podcast ! Great information about films. If your a film enthusiast, you'll like it. #FilmMakingForChange Great book too! #ILoveMovies #GreatStoryTelling #Film

Listener in LA ,

Great Resource

Wow! The high caliber of guests, and Jon's range of experience makes this an excellent resource for emerging filmmakers!

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