The Pros and Cons of Indie Filmmaking

1102403_10151533813781126_1622295992_oTom Ryan, writer/director of Trampoline recently wrote an article for the Irish Examiner detailing his experience with independent filmmaking.

The article, which was published in the latest hardcopy edition of the newspaper can now be seen online at the examiners website.
Here is a brief extract from the piece:

Making an independent movie is incredibly time consuming and being your own boss can sometimes lead to you becoming your own worst enemy. Writing the script I had nobody to answer to other than myself. No studio heads or investors were going to be reading the different drafts and offering feedback, so I would find myself second guessing my writing. I figured out early enough in the process that this can really wear you down if you let it. It’s a bizarre feeling, having to believe in yourself and at the same time be a tough enough critic to get the best out of yourself. 

To read the article in full please click here!

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