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#6 How To Turn Filmmaking Into A Profitable Business w/ Angie Gaffney - Boss Lady at IFAChicago

Anxious Filmmaker with Chris Brodhead

1h 25min
This episode may contain explicit content.

Angie Gaffney (@realangiegaffney) champions leadership and well-being in creatives, artists, and entrepreneurs.

As a community leader, Angie’s latest initiative is The Independent Film Alliance Chicago (, a result of the recent merger between IFP Chicago and Stage 18 Chicago.

As a life and leadership coach, Angie specializes in working with creatives, leaders, executives, and organizations to help them channel their power, manifest financial stability, and take their future into their own hands.

As a producer, Angie develops authentic independent film and television content, and is an expert on the growing Chicago film scene.

*So, are you ready to thrive and take charge of your life? Reach out Angie Gaffney here at Contact Top Business Coach for Creatives ( And say goodbye to the starving artist mentality!

18:30 - What it means to be a life coach.

27:40 - How entrepreneurship helps the film industry.

32:35 - Bridging the gap of entrepreneurs and creatives.

38:35 - The (Chicago’s) opportunity in the film industry.

42:55 - The challenge to creatives.

52:30 - Be intentionally creative.

1:2:50 - Creatives are the superheroes.

1:6:00 - The greatest asset of creatives.

1:16:45 - Budgeting for high/low end films.

1:19:30 - How to raise money for film production

#FilmPreneur #ThrivingCreatives #SecretFormulaToSucessInFilmmaking #ImpactYouCanMakeAsCreatives #EntrepreneurAndFilmmakers

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