Also, tech news about Apple’s M2 processor, and words of wisdom for a young filmmaker that we wish we’d known 20 years ago…   

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Elon Musk’s latest news stunt and who really benefits from contracts 
  • Where ownership by default lies vs. “work for hire”  
  • Differences between contracts vs. deal memos and when to use each 
  • Advice to have contract conversations first, and red flags to avoid 
  • Apple’s shockingly powerful new MacBook Air with M2 processor     
  • Ask No Film School: “How can I get my first film out to the public?” and “Which microphone should I purchase to record with my phone?”
  • Options for dual-system sound and why sound people always get paid
  • Suggestions to watch past festival films, use online platforms to share your film, and always keep making stuff 
  • Remember, your first film should not be your last. Use it as a learning opportunity to get better

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This episode of The No Film School Podcast was produced by George Edelman.