2020 Reels

Time for a reel (real?) update! Please enjoy some new reels for 2020.

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Starting vs Going

I’ve been thinking about what is harder for me — getting started or being able to keep going. I think it’s the latter, but with caveats. I always take forever to start a new project. It’s so daunting to stare at a blank page. There are too many different ways I can plan or prepare […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – Why are there so few women in filmmaking?

First, some statistics, sources linked. Women producers & executive producers made up 26% and 21% of filmmakers this last year. That is too low. On the top 100 grossing films of 2019, women represented: 12% of directors 20% of writers 2% of cinematographers 26% of producers 19% of executive producers 23% of editors (Center for […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday Self Care for Actors, Writers, and Artists 💆🎬

Ever wonder what kind of self care is BEST for artists? For actors and writers? Come hang out this #FemaleFilmmakerFriday and let me know in the comments what YOU love to do to recharge your creative well! » Join the filmmaking community at https://katehackett.com/patronage » The music we use: https://www.joshwoodward.com » Gear I use: https://katehackett.com/gear […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday How to… Make a Writer Website ✍️

Today’s #FemaleFilmmakerFriday… we’re talking all about how to make an effective, useful writer website. ✍️✍️✍️✍️ Come find some writer tips & tricks and let us know what you want to see next! » Join the filmmaking community at https://katehackett.com/patronage » The music we use: https://www.joshwoodward.com » Gear I use: https://katehackett.com/gear FREE PDFs » Production Checklist […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – What REALLY Makes a Good Day Job? | Flexible jobs with good pay?

Probably the best kept secret about being a creative is how to find flexible jobs with great pay. So what do you REALLY need in a day job? I outline seven must have items to help you land that sweet gig as we go behind the scenes in an LA actor’s life! » Join the […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – STOP! Audition RED FLAGS ⛔🚨🎭Watch out for these auditions!

Auditions can be great — a wonderful way to meet new people and make friends in the industry. But they can also be very, very terrible so I wanted to give you some red flags I personally look for before auditioning. » Join the filmmaking community at https://katehackett.com/patronage » The music we use: https://www.joshwoodward.com » […]

#FemaleFilmmakerFriday – What the heck is a breakdown? | How do actors find jobs?

Have you ever wondered how actors find jobs? Or how casting directors find actors? Wonder no more as I take you behind the scenes of BREAKDOWNS! 🎬 » Join the filmmaking community at https://katehackett.com/patronage » The music we use: https://www.joshwoodward.com » Gear I use: https://katehackett.com/gear FREE PDFs » Production Checklist Cheat-sheet: http://eepurl.com/gf7Z25 For more #filmmaking […]

Patronage Databases

I thought having one spot to grab all your goodies would be helpful. Enjoy your tier’s database of creations and links! Just visit the page associated with your level; they are locked to the appropriate tier!  Welcome Aboard // Behind the Scenes // Beta Tester // Writer’s Workshop // Producer // Unicorn

Run Lines with Me – Series Reg

This post is locked to the Producer Tier and above. Want to see it? I’d love to have you! katehackett.com/patronage I have a MASSIVE series regular audition to prep over the next two weeks. It’s sixteen pages long and I’ll probably be recording it sometime before Friday the 29th, so I have a bit of […]