When I got into filmmaking, short films were viewed as a calling card. You’d make a short, get into festivals and hope someone would come along and offer you a gazillion dollars to fund your feature. While making a short film is still a great representation of your talent, advancements in streaming video has created … Read More
Rae Dawn Chong is an actor, writer and producer. As the eldest daughter of comedian Tommy Chong, she started acting at age 12 appearing in Disney’s “Whiz Kids of Riverton.” Years later she is still making movies appearing in the Duplass brothers film “Jeff who lives at home” which also starred Susan Sarandon and Jason … Read More
see Kevin Smith as the guru who is able to take his fan base and monetize it in a way that makes sense and doesn’t make anyone feel ripped off. We’ve also seen the recent success of comedian Louie C.K. and his comedy special that he sold exclusively and independently online which grossed over a million dollars.
I wanted to provide you with some context. About 12 years ago, I produced and directed my second short film. After drinking a half bottle of wine, it seemed like a good idea to post it her
Before you make a feature, you should create a whole bunch of short movies. This advice is nothing new for the up-and-coming filmmaker. But what is new are the many options for distribution. Many short films lived and died at film festivals. But these days, shooting on the Canon EOS 7D, combined with quick Internet … Read More