“I thought after ‘Starlet,’ I was going to get at least some money to make a much bigger film.”
On this week’s episode of Indiewire Influencers, Baker shows us how he made “Tangerine” his biggest success, a journey that includes running from angry bus drivers, shooting on smartphones and a producer who doubled as wardrobe and continuity.
He also tells us why he’s turned down offers for an encore — and how he plans to keep making movies his own way (even though he admits TV might be a smarter move.)
Listen to the full episode above.
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