Category Archives: Film Festivals

Here’s What Sundance Cinematographers Think of Shooting Film Vs. Digital

Filmmaking increasingly doesn’t involve film at all as the majority of films — both Hollywood blockbusters and small independent films — are shot digitally.  Continue reading Here’s What Sundance Cinematographers Think of Shooting Film Vs. Digital

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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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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Paul Schrader on the Future of Film

As part of the IFP’s Future of Entertainment series, screenwriter, director and film critic Paul Schrader discussed the future of film in conversation with Marc Schiller, CEO of Bond Strategy and Influence, at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP. Here are some of the highlights. Continue reading Paul Schrader on the Future of Film

What Will the Future Look Like for Indie Filmmakers?

As cinema moves forward, what will be the challenges or obstacles for independent filmmakers? Here what Sundance NEXT filmmakers say and weigh in about it’s future.

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Empathy is The Key to Storytelling

We found the filmmakers of the forthcoming feature documentary, “My Country, No More” explain the importance of empathy in the storytelling process, in a great way.  Read.  Enjoy.
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Here’s How to Get An Agent for Your Script

Writer, director, and producer Brian Koppelman (“The Girlfriend Experience,” “Solitary Man,” “Ocean’s 13”) is constantly being asked how to find an agent. So he decided to answer the question in a blog post.  We ran across it and just couldn’t leave it alone.  Big thanks for his candid response and insight.

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