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Joshua Caldwell

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BPS 082: The Indie Film Screenwriting Process with Joshua Caldwell

Bulletproof Screenwriting™ Podcast with Alex Ferrari

Today on the show we have writer/director Joshua Caldwell. Joshua has been on the Indie Film Hustle Podcast three times before and all his episodes went viral.Joshua and I discuss what it takes to write an indie film, how you need to change your mindset, and how to best position it to actually get produced. His latest film is INFAMOUS starring Bella Thorne, Jake Manley, Amber Riley.Enjoy my conversation with Joshua Caldwell.

1hr 3mins

26 Aug 2020

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Interview with Crime/Thriller Director, Joshua Caldwell

Curious About Screenwriting Network

SYS Episode 339 This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Writer/Director Joshua Caldwell. They talk about his latest Crime Thriller Infamous (2020) which stars Bella Thorne (The Babysitter, Assassination Nation) and Jake Manley. Joshua Caldwell also talks about winning an MTV Film Award, the good and bad of Social Media and casting Bella Thorne.

34mins

5 Aug 2020

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SYS Podcast Episode 339: With Writer-Director Joshua Caldwell

The Selling Your Screenplay Podcast

Read 'SYS Podcast Episode 339: With Writer-Director Joshua Caldwell' at http://www.SellingYourScreenplay.com. This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Writer/Director Joshua Caldwell. They talk about his latest Crime Thriller Infamous (2020) which stars Bella Thorne (The Babysitter 2017, Assassination Nation 2018) and Jake Manley. Joshua Caldwell also talks about winning an MTV Film Award, the good […]

33mins

27 Jul 2020

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INFAMOUS Interview w/ director Joshua Caldwell

Cinema Royale

INFAMOUS director Joshua Caldwell talks with Travis Hopson about his modern-day Bonnie & Clyde film starring Bella Thorne and Jake Manley!Follow the Punch Drunk Critics and Cinema Royale!www.PunchDrunkCritics.comtwitter.com/punchycritictwitter.com/punchdrunkjohntwitter.com/pdcmovieshttps://www.facebook.com/Cinemaroyale...https://www.twitch.tv/punchdrunktrav

19mins

19 Jun 2020

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Joshua Caldwell On Directing INFAMOUS, Starring Bella Thorne & Jake Manley

Show Don't Tell: Micro-Budget Filmmaking

Returning to the show this week is Joshua Caldwell, here to talk all about his latest feature film INFAMOUS, which stars Bella Thorne and Jake Manley. The story follows a reckless woman and her new boyfriend as they become social media sensations when she streams their cross-country robberies online. Throughout our interview, Joshua outlines the A to Z of his journey with this feature, contrasting it to some of his earlier micro-budget productions. We talk all about the casting process, production, post, and distribution at length, gaining insight on how Joshua made the transition from his smaller scale DIY projects to this much larger, more traditionally produced narrative feature. For more content like this visit www.noamkroll.com

1hr 55mins

12 Jun 2020

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IFH 393: Releasing an Indie Film Theatrically Durning COVID-19 with Joshua Caldwell

Indie Film Hustle® - A Filmmaking Podcast with Alex Ferrari

Today on the show returning 2-time champion, writer and filmmaker Joshua Caldwell. Joshua has been on the show twice before and both his episodes went viral.Well, he's back to talk about his new film INFAMOUS starring Bella Thorne, Jake Manley, Amber Riley, and former guest on the show Todd Jenkins.Arielle, a young woman who lives in a small Florida town, is stuck. Arielle has always wanted more: fame, popularity, and admiration. But when she falls for a recently paroled young criminal named Dean, she drags him back into a life of danger, learning that posting their criminal exploits on social media is an easy way to viral fame. They embark on a dangerous adventure together that leads to robbery, cop chases, and murder.Joshua and I speak about how he used his micro-budget skillset on a much larger budget. We also touch uponReleasing his film during COVID-19Working with movie stars on an indie budgetThe development processWorking with a studioShooting the entire film in 22 daysCOVID-19 and the future of our businessWorking with tighter creative restraintsSince INFAMOUS is coming out to theaters right in the middle of COVID-19, his distributor decided to pump the film out to drive-in theaters. Let's see what happens.Prepare for some knowledge bombs. Enjoy my conversation with Joshua Caldwell.

1hr 30mins

12 Jun 2020

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Joshua Caldwell, Part 2: How a $6K Indie Film Led To Directing Gigs For Hulu & Beyond

Show Don't Tell: Micro-Budget Filmmaking

This week, writer/director Joshua Caldwell returns with a follow up to his interview back on Episode 71. In 2014 Josh achieved breakout success with his $6000 micro-budget film Layover, which paved the way for a directing gig for Hulu, and several feature films - including his most recent film (Southland) with Bella Thorne. Over the course of our discussion, Josh picks up where we left off on part 1, outlining his career path after achieving success with his debut feature. We talk about his experience directing a fully budgeted series for Hulu, and how that project helped him form a new approach too filmmaking as a whole. We also discuss the importance of prioritizing extra shooting days over a bigger crew, how agency reps can make or break your career, whether or not you need to live in LA as a filmmaker, and so much more. Links from the show - Layover On iTunes - http://https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/layover/id1102592500 Layover On Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/Layover-Natalie-Fay/dp/B01GKOUYKK/ Joshua’s Website - www.Joshua-Caldwell.com Joshua On Twitter - www.twitter.com/joshua_caldwell Joshua On Instagram - www.instagram.com/joshuacaldwelldirector For more content like this visit www.noamkroll.com

1hr 31mins

5 Sep 2019

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FT 009: The Art of the $6000 Feature Film with Joshua Caldwell

Filmtrepreneur™ - The Entrepreneurial Filmmaking Podcast with Alex Ferrari

I had the pleasure of meeting Joshua Caldwell, a brother in “indie filmmaking” arms. He directed a $6000 feature film called LAYOVER, which World Premiered at the 2014 Seattle International Film Festival where it was nominated for the New American Cinema Award.The story of how he made the film was educational, rebellious and funny. Many things he said mirrored my experience making This is Meg. Josh really has a great philosophy about making films and content. Check out the trailer below to see what a $6000 feature film in today’s world looks like.If you are going to make a feature film in the near future you need to listen to this podcast. It will change how you think about making indie films. Below, I also included a talk the Josh Caldwell did at the Seattle International Film Festival that is AWESOME!

1hr 35mins

12 Aug 2019

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Building a Thriving Filmmaking Career Off a $6000 Feature Film, With Director Joshua Caldwell

Show Don't Tell: Micro-Budget Filmmaking

This week on the show, my guest is none other than Joshua Caldwell. While Josh has been working on some higher profile projects over the past few years - including his upcoming feature Southland (starring Bella Thorne) and his 2017 feature Negative - his success began with a simple $6000 micro-budget indie, titled Layover. Over the course of our discussion, Josh outlines why he chose to take the DIY path, and how he broke with convention to make his micro-budget debut stand out from the crowd. He shares how he leveraged his success with Layover to land a directing job for Hulu, and later went on to direct several more feature films over the course of just a few short years. We touch on his philosophy on filmmaking, his approach to the creative process, advice for up and coming filmmakers, and much more. Links from the show - Layover On iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/layover/id1102592500 Layover On Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/Layover-Natalie-Fay/dp/B01GKOUYKK/ Joshua’s Website - www.Joshua-Caldwell.com Joshua On Twitter - www.twitter.com/joshua_caldwell Joshua On Instagram - www.instagram.com/joshuacaldwelldirector For more content like this visit www.noamkroll.com

1hr 41mins

2 May 2019

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Web series editing, according MTV Movie Award Winner Joshua Caldwell

Forget The Box

Set yourself up for success. Director, writer, and producer Joshua Caldwell (NEGATIVE, LAYOVER) details how your post-production process starts with every directing choice you make, how much “fixing it in post” can actually fix, and more.

37mins

7 Aug 2018

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