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Roger Corman And Easy Riders. Make It Cheap And Fail Fast

Roger Corman And Easy Riders. Make It Cheap And Fail Fast

Surely. Surely. There cant be a link between B-movies from the right up until a specific date of 1975? Maybe not. But Wayne will somehow shoehorn that in and make it relevant for content marketing campaigns that are within the range of more affordable budgets.

Wayne Barker

June 17, 2022
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  1. Imagine this

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  2. Remember them?

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  3. Yeah I know we didn’t really
    have them…

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  4. I’ve painted a great picture right?

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  5. Something you can
    DEFINITELY imagine

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  6. 1955 – 1970. Directed 53 films.

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  7. In his career how many films has
    been involved in?

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  8. It could
    even be
    over 400.

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  9. What do pretty much all of them
    have in common?

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  10. “Motion pictures are the
    art form of the 20th
    century, and one of the
    reasons is the fact that
    films are a slightly
    corrupted artform. They fit
    this century - they
    combine Art and
    business!”
    — Roger Corman

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  11. “Corman–isms”
    https://nofilmschool.com/2016/08/9-genius-filmmaking-tips-roger-corman-locarno

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  12. Build a crew that makes you proud.

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  13. Hello BOOM folk!

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  14. Find a personal statement in every
    film.

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  15. Care about what you’re making.

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  16. Stick up for yourself and your
    beliefs.

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  17. We will get approval.

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  18. Create guidelines for your films.

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  19. Formats can be good.

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  20. Realise your limits.

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  21. It’s okay to do it on the cheap.

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  22. Plan, plan, plan.

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  23. Process the shit out of stuff.

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  24. Uphold the B-Movie smarts by
    spending pragmatically

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  25. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.

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  26. “Wayne–isms”

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  27. Make it fuckin’ cheap.

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  28. Then you can fuckin’ fail fast.

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  29. What Corman was doin’

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  30. Workin’ quickly.

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  31. Gettin’ shit into production.

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  32. Jumpin’ on trends.

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  33. He wasn’t complacent.

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  34. Wasn’t this supposed to be
    about content, Wayne?

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  35. Lets take a look behind
    the curtain at BOOM

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  36. Creative content looks like this…

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  37. “You can make a
    movie about
    anything, as long as it
    has a hook to hang
    the advertising on.”
    — Roger Corman

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  38. Creative content also looks like this…

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  39. Why do we make creative content?

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  40. Everybody loves a process.

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  41. Brainwriting

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  42. ✓ Simplicity
    ✓ Originality
    ✓ Relevancy
    ✓ Budget
    ✓ Universal
    ✓ Emotion
    ✓ Meme-orability
    ✓ Credibility
    ✓ Outreach Potential
    ✓ Timing
    Score:
    75 / 100

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  43. Don’t Stop

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  44. “In order to create
    art today, you have
    to compromise your
    art somewhat and
    be a businessman.”
    — Roger Corman

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  45. The film industry
    started to change in 1975

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  46. The era of the blockbuster.

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  47. “Go big, or go home”

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  48. But that can be a bad idea.

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  49. Avoid having THOSE conversations
    with your clients.

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  50. Make clients aware from the start.

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  51. The baseball analogy.

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  52. Be more Corman.

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