#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Would I get Naked for a role?!

Today we’re talking about something that’s incredibly personal to actors — your comfort zone — and I answer the age ol’ question: would I get naked for a part. How much do you push, where do you go? And I want to say up front that my answer might not be another artist’s answer…

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Is Facebook Killing Comedy?

Welcome to #FemaleFilmmakerFriday! Today I’m going to talk about how Facebook is killing comedy — this is a big topic and one I may branch into other posts because it does get pretty unwieldy.  First, check out this link —   splitsider.com/2018/02/how-facebook-is-killing-comedy/ The crux of this argument is basically that Facebook has squeezed out other website […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – BUDGETS!

Alright! Budgets! How does THIS work when we’re talking about filmmaking? I like to put everything into an enormous, flexible spreadsheet doc. I think it’s really valuable for you guys to be able to actually see what it looks like, so this is a blank version of what I use: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KHFmOiQlQ46lqyyUNy5poNtE84VYJTR-dvRZNHyPa88/edit?usp=sharing It’s a lot, right? […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Producing While Acting

Do you have any tips/tricks for producing yourself as an actor?  Huge thank you to all my Patreon supporters who make posts like this possible! If you like what you read here, please consider joining us at patreon.com/katehackett  In in ideal world, the solution to this is simply: delegate, delegate, delegate. You want to surround […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Commercial vs Theatrical Auditions part 2

Is there a difference in process/ prep between screen and commercial acting? Huge thank you to all my Patreon supporters who make posts like this possible! If you like what you read here, please consider joining us at patreon.com/katehackett  Yes and no — acting is acting, after all! But generally speaking, you get less time […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Commercial vs Theatrical Auditions

Is there a difference in process/ prep between theatrical and commercial acting? Huge thank you to all my Patreon supporters who make posts like this possible! If you like what you read here, please consider joining us at patreon.com/katehackett  Yes and no — acting is acting, after all! But generally speaking, you get less time […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – $5 Exclusive, the Q&A

Our #FFF is the Q&A! If you missed it, hop on over and check it out. If you saw it… congrats! I HAVE ANSWERED EVERYTHING (jk I have not).  Stay tuned — I’m on vacation the next couple weeks and really embracing it, but I’ll be back the week of the 7th for sure. Hit […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday iPhone Movies

Can you really make a “real” movie with an iPhone? They say you can, and I remember hearing about one, but it seems implausible.-Mignon Fogarty Huge thank you to all my Patreon supporters who make posts like this possible! If you like what you read here, please consider joining us at patreon.com/katehackett  Absolutely, though it’s […]