Reed Martin is the author of the book The Reel Truth: Everything You Didn’t Know You Need to Know About Making an Independent Film. The Reel Truth details the challenges that aspiring filmmakers encounter while candidly describing how to spot and avoid issues and obstacles. We talk about Reed’s background, his time in Florida, why he decided to write the book and the follow up on this episode of the Film Florida Podcast. Audio editing by Rob Hill. Download Chapter 1 of the book at