Filmmaking the Hard Way

Filmmaking The Hard Way

If you've been visiting filmmaking stuff for any length of time, you know that I am rather bullish on the ways new methods in film distribution is shaping our industry. Never before have audiences been so fragmented. And never before have filmmakers had the vast array of distribution tools available. There is no doubt that distribution is confusing. But as an … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding For The Canyons

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"Hollywood Types" Go Micro-budget and Borderline Hipster with The Canyons on Kickstarter  By Laura Zinger Filmmaker And Guest Film Blogger Have you been wondering when the Hollywood would jump on the blitzkrieg bandwagon that is Crowdfunding? It's happened. Writer Bret Easton Ellis (American Psycho) has teamed up with writer-director Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver), and … [Read more...]

Sell Your Movie

Lasky's Original Studio, AKA The Barn --  Image via Wikipedia If you've made a movie or you're working to make your movie (and I hope you are), you might also be thinking about how you're going to sell the sucker. I mean, despite the fact that filmmaking is fun there is a business component to it. If you fail to think in terms of Return On Investment (ROI), then getting … [Read more...]