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Stage32.com Party At the 2016 Cannes Film Festival - Meet our Members

 Meet Stage 32 members from all over the world who have had success using Stage32.com!   Like this blog post? Please share it on social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, email etc) by using social media buttons at the top of the blog. Or post to your personal blog and anywhere else you feel appropriate. Thank you. As always, we welcome thoughts and remarks on ANY of the content above in the Comments section below...  

RB's Stage 32 News, Notes, Discussions and Other Fun Stuff (May 13, 2016)

Greetings from the Cannes Film Festival! Deep in the planning for our panels, parties and meetups, not to mention a full slate of meetings on the agenda, so no big opening this week. But, fear not! I’ve still collected a wide and varied list of news and information for you to enjoy this weekend. As always, I welcome discussion and debate on any of the content below in the Comments section! Bonjour! RB

Radio Film School Podcast Interview: Film History, Provocative Filmmaking, Tarantino, Social Media, & More!

Today, we have something extra special for all our Stage 32 members! Below is the uncut interview that our CEO, RB did with Ron Dawson from the podcast, Radio Film School. They cover such topics as ethics, film history, provocative filmmaking, Tarantino, social media, whether or not Citizen Kane holds up, fan filmmaking, and much more. It's over an hour of filmmaking inspiration! You can listen to the podcast below, or click here to download the MP3. If you like what you hear, be sure …

The Art Of The Pitch

Many of you are aware that Stage 32 hosted a bunch of film industry related panels at this past Sundance Film Festival. Today, we are releasing yet another exclusive interview (filmed live at the Stage 32 House) available to view right here on the Stage 32 Blog for free! In this 50-minute video, our Founder & CEO, Richard Botto along with Jacob Krueger (Founder, Jacob Krueger Studio) and Sophia Dilley (Dir. of Development, Route One Entertainment) discuss what it takes to deliver an…

Social Media For Film Creatives: Building Your Brand

Many of you are aware the Stage 32 hosted a bunch of film industry related panels at the Sundance Film Festival this year. Today, we are excited to announce that we are making those panels (filmed live at the Stage 32 House) available to view exclusively right here on the Stage 32 Blog for free! Up first is an hour-long panel on the correct way to use social media as a filmmaker to brand yourself as a creative. Our Founder & CEO, Richard Botto, led the charge with 3 accomplished ind…

How Can You Network Better? Our Fearless Leader on 'Acting Up Radio'

No Weekend Blog this week as RB attends to Stage 32 and personal business at the Sundance Film Festival. Should be noted, the Stage 32 panels have been incredibly well received. We'll be posting clips over the coming weeks! In the meantime, we wanted to bring you a recent interview RB did for the radio show Acting Up Radio hosted by Will Roberts. In this interview RB goes over when he was producing the Sundance Award-Winning film, Another Happy Day, how that helped spur the idea of Stag…

Actors Anonymous Podcast (VIDEO ADDED)

Hey guys.   Right before the holiday, we posted a link to the Actor's Anonymous podcast. Many of you wrote in wondering where the video podcast was available. Well, we rushed into things a bit unaware that the video had not yet been made live. But, now it has, and we're happy to say that you can not only listen to the podcast, but watch it as well! (Note: Recorded from my office!)   Enjoy!   RB

Get Your Hustle On - Your Indie Film Hustle!

Our Fearless Leader was a guest on the extremely popular indiefilm podcast, Indie Film Hustle, hosted by filmmaker (and Stage 32 member) Alex Ferrari.  This was one lively show.  RB and Alex covered a ton of ground on a variety of indie film topics.  We ask that you not only listen, but spread the love by sharing the show on social media!  Thanks in advance! Here's a description of the show from the man himself, Alex Ferrari: Blueprint to Make it in the Film Busines…

The Most Important Page on Stage 32

Very often we'll receive emails or posts here at Stage 32 from members who are interested in learning how to best use the network. Most of the time, they're looking for the best way to stand out for a job opportunity, how to draw attention to their brand or work, or simply how to put best networking practices to use. Whenever we receive this kind of correspondence, there's always one thing we look at before answering: the user's profile page. 90% of the time (conservatively), the user h…

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