INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER – I AM F***ING OVERWHELMED!

Don’t be mad when you don’t get into your dream festivals. It doesn’t mean they didn’t like your film, it doesn’t mean your film wasn’t awesome, it just means you didn’t get in…



Posted on October 6, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q&A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: HOW TO SPOT AN INDIE FILMMAKER

Studio filmmakers make money. But aside from that, if you can’t ask for someone’s bank records, I’ve put together yet another list. This time the list will help you tell who’s who without much effort.



Posted on June 12, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q&A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: WTF DID THAT INDIE FILMMAKER MEAN?!

I worked with an indie producer once who told me that some would call what he did for a living “lying”…



Posted on June 6, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: I NEED SOME F***ING CROWDFUNDING TRICKS!

Got any examples of tricks filmmakers are using for Kickstarter or IndieGoGo? Actually yes, and if you read to the bottom I also uncovered what had been a mystery to me for a couple years!



Posted on May 30, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q&A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: WHAT LITTLE FESTIVALS DON’T SUCK?

What are some artistic festivals that don’t suck that are worth submitting to?



Posted on May 20, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: DO SHORT FILMS SUCK?

Why didn’t my awesome short film get me that dream career?



Posted on May 16, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: WTH IS UP WITH INDIE DISTRIBUTION?

Can you explain what the hell is going on with indie distribution these days?



Posted on May 4, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: WTF LA?

I’m new to LA – WTF am I supposed to be doing with myself?



Posted on April 24, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: WHEN CAN I DITCH THIS S**T??

When can I ditch this damn movie? This question actually comes from a guy who read my book and was on the festival circuit with his feature for WAY TOO LONG…



Posted on April 14, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: BUT I F***ING HATE LA!

Do I really have to move to f***ing Los Angeles to have a career in indie film?



Posted on April 4, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: THAT F***ING FESTIVAL DIDN’T NOTIFY ME!

If you don’t hear back from producers, agents, managers, press people, distributors, development people, even readers in a certain amount of time, there is NO REASON AT ALL to be angry with them. They are just trying to get through each day like you are, and they are PERPETUALLY BEHIND…



Posted on March 26, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: HELP ME GET SOME MEETINGS, DAMN YOU!

Every week I get two or three emails or Facebook messages that ask me for some kind of help…



Posted on March 17, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: FILM FESTIVALS HATE MY FILM!

What the fuck do I do with a movie that festivals aren’t taking?



Posted on March 14, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q & A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: MARCH 3, 2011

Why the fuck wasn’t I nominated for a Spirit Award? This is a question that comes up every year, and yep, this year I had this conversation with several more frustrated filmmakers…



Posted on March 3, 2011 by

INDIE GIRL Q&A WITH HEIDI VAN LIER: FEBRUARY 25, 2011

Heidi, where the F** have you been? (And what new jacked-up mistakes have you made?)



Posted on February 25, 2011 by

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