Mind Your Business: Working with Star Voice Talent
Howard knows a lot about working with talent. Besides his experience as an executive and producer of some of the greatest animated features, Max started his career as an actor. His first acting experience was jumping off a sinking ship on the backlot of Pinewood Studios in the war film The Heroes of Telemark. In that film he acted with Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris. He has spent his entire business career of 50 years working with and beside great talent.
You need to make sure you plan ahead for these and other issues as you move into production, whether it's a studio film or an independent feature. You will have a successful production when you when you are properly prepared.
Want more info on producing your own animated feature? I am hosting a Master Class teleseminar/webinar with Max Howard on March 4th. We will go over all the details for producing an independent feature. I will grill him on how much name voice talent costs. He'll spill the real scoop on the making of Iron Giant. He'll share what it was like to work with Michael Jordan. You will have an opportunity to ask him your questions about producing your own animated feature. Go to http://www.HitMakerSeminar.com for more information and to register.