Making a micro-budget film in a short span of time may feel like an impossible task. What would you say if we told you that these limitations actually make the filmmaking process easier?

In today’s episode, No Film School’s Charles Haine, GG Hawkins, and Jason Hellerman speak with filmmakers Matt Hirschhorn and Eric Cohen, who used No Film School's How to Write a Screenplay in 10 Weeks to write their film Wine Club.

We talked about:

  • The origin of Wine Club and how Matt and Eric's reverse engineered the film
  • How the limitations and parameters of shooting a micro-budget film are liberating
  • Staying calm in the face of a literal storm during a rain out in California
  • Cultivating a ‘no assholes’ policy during filming
  • Having the entire film edited by the Second AC who had no prior editing experience
  • Why they are considering self-distribution
  • Their trick for shooting very quickly
  • Not knowing how the cast would work together before filming
  • Attending film school in North America as an immigrant

Wine Club | Official Red Band Trailer - HD

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This episode of The No Film School Podcast was produced by GG Hawkins.