Episode 15 – Matt Compton – Budgeting short-form content and using email effectively in production

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In this episode we talk with Matt Compton about budgeting short form content and being strategic about using email as a communication tool.

Matt (@mattcproducer on twitter) has been working as a Producer & Production Manager in Film and Television for over 20 years.  He began his career with the independent feature film “Dreamers” in 1999. From there, Matt has served as either a Producer or Production Manager on many other feature films, including “Slip Dream”, “Callback”, “The Hillside Strangler”, “Altered”, “Seventh Moon”, and “Midnight Son”.

In addition to feature films, Matt has also worked on various promos and commercials.  His promos include spots for Disney Channel, Disney XD, Toon Disney, Playboy Television, and Animal Planet.  He’s also Produced two Public Service Announcements for The Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.

For Television, Matt has produced the specials “The Burkittsville 7” for Showtime, “The B.P.R.D. Declassified” for Sony TV/FX, and “Disney Channel’s Cast Party: Andi Mack” for Disney Channel.

Recently Matt developed a budgeting and actualizing app for short form productions called True Budget.

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