Category Archives: Actor

Film is Here to Stay! Studios and Kodak Strike a Deal

Apparently, all that pressure from Christopher Nolan, Quentin Tarantino and J.J. Abrams made a difference.

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Academy Award-Winner Michel Hazanavicius’s 5 Tips for Filmmakers

During a private Masterclass as part of the 2015 Palm Springs Film Festival, the Academy Award-winning director shared tips with a small group of international filmmakers. Here are the highlights.

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Film 101: Part Four

The Film 101 series offers a short alternative course in cinema. By the time it’s completed, you’ll have hit film’s floodlit high points and ventured down its dim back alleys. Notebook optional. [For more, see Film 101: Parts One, Two, Three and Five when they’re ready.] Continue reading Film 101: Part Four

10 Podcasts for Filmmakers, Industry Folks and Film Fans

Whether you’re a cinephile, an executive-type, an aspiring filmmaker or even all of the above; there’s a podcast out there for everybody and this list was compiled to help you find it.

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10 Lessons on Filmmaking from David Lynch

We love this guy, and after 25 years, the wait is over for Twin Peaks fans. David Lynch and Mark Frost have announced a return to the mythical town coming in 2016 to Showtime. The show is often credited for having paved the way for the golden age of television today, when many TV programs rival cinema for compelling stories. Through the episodic medium of television, Lynch was able to create a multi-layered world full of rich stories, diving deep into the lives of its characters. The season will pick up in the present day and bring back many of the show’s iconic roles. Continue reading 10 Lessons on Filmmaking from David Lynch

Attention, Filmmakers: 4 Tips for Getting Music Rights

What challenges and issues should a filmmaker prepare for during the music-licensing process? Experts at DOC NYC filled us in on some tips.

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Why It’s a Great Time to Be an Independent Filmmaker

In a guest post, writer/producer/actress Naomi McDougall Jones explains why the crisis in film distribution has provided a great opportunity for indie filmmakers.

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