Category Archives: Movies

7 Producing Tips From Academy Award-winning Producer Cathy Schulman

“Throw all that self-doubting shit at yourself in the mirror and practice making all those no’s turn into yes’s.” Continue reading 7 Producing Tips From Academy Award-winning Producer Cathy Schulman

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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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

Finding Financing Can Help You Identify Your Film’s Essence

In this guest post, the founders of Buffalo 8 Productions and Bondit talk about how to convey the essence of your story — regardless of your budget.

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Film 101: Part Five

Independents, global currents and the eternal fountain of youth.

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 Four when they’re ready.] Continue reading Film 101: Part Five

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

Film 101: Part Three

Talkies, from silliness to cynicism to supersizing.

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, Four and Five when they’re ready.] Continue reading Film 101: Part Three