February 28, 2020

5,800 Miles to Slamdance: A First Time Filmmakers Adventure


Heading to Slamdance with your first feature is a dream, but winning an award? That’s unexpected…


Sometimes the best story is right in front of you. All a filmmaker needs to do is stop to listen.



Brian Morrison is a No Film School reader whose documentary recently won the audience award at Slamdance. He wrote in to the site to talk about what he learned from the blog, so we decided to share his story with all of our readers.



Check out the trailer for this award-winning documentary, and then read Brian Morrison’s own words detailing his journey of taking it to festivals all over.






5,800 Miles to Slamdance: A First Time Filmmakers Adventure


I’ve been following No Film School for many years now. In my experience, I’ve found myself wanting much more interaction with my independent filmmaker peers and more specifically beginner, DIY filmmakers. NFS has been a tremendous resource for me and if I can pay that forward in any way… hell yeah!

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Source: NoFilmSchool