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The MAKE IT podcast is our homage to the Indie Film Creative. Each week we interview experienced Creatives who aim to help aspiring professionals in Film get where they're going faster by providing their advice, knowledge, and insights into the film industry.

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Feb 15, 2022

Hello, Indie Film Creatives! 

In this episode, we have a conversation with filmmaker, lawyer, and Executive Director of the Wheaton Film Festival, Brian Frankel. We talk about the Wheaton Film Festival, his experience growing up in a hotel, the impact of Cuban Immigrants on South Beach, how he balances being a filmmaker and lawyer, protecting filmmakers Intellectual Property, the importance of diversity in filmmaking, and how to get results instead of reasons for failure. Enjoy!

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