I think all of us have a Carrie in us somewhere – at least I think all teenagers...– Sissy Spacek on her role in the 1976 horror film Carrie. (via nprfreshair)
Student Film Offers Twist to Classic Noir →
Oh, hey, so one of my favorite writers that I know IRL wrote an article about the film I’ve been working on at school. She pretty much gets the problems our film has spot on while also throwing some compliments our way. I ain’t mad, this shit’s the truth, and, for now, is probably the closest I’ll get to talking about this film for a while.
gotagirlcrush: Got a Girl Crush On: The work of Angeline Gragasin Director Angeline Gragasin created The Animals with an all female executive level production team: something that is oddly and sadly a rarity in the industry. Along with Gargasin (also lead actress) was Caitlin Doughty (writer) Rachel Wolther (producer), Meredith Zielke (DP), Meredith Ries (Production designer) and Abby Walton...
It's a 1st AD thing. You wouldn't understand.: The... →
goingforpicture: Filmmaking is a cantankerous old woman. It has its charm in the stories and experiences you will come across along the way, but it’s particular and if the wrong wind blows, can be nothing but negative and well, whiny. Recently, I’ve been either talking with some gaffers who have had hard… Important important important.
Fact of the day:
It wasn’t until 1991 that an a film directed by an African American woman was granted a general theatrical release in the United States. The director was Julie Dash. Her film was Daughters of the Dust.
Export Issues? Codec Issues?
So, I figured I’d put this here. Currently everyone working on our short film is hustlin’ to make it work for our premiere, but we ran into an issue. While burning the Blu-ray, the film kind of quit working on us. It stops. I’ll post what has been written about it between us currently. If anyone can hand out advice, that’d be cool. So I’m in the audio labs with...
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partywitch: FYI ! Women Art Revolution is on instant netflix
echomignonnette: The Modest Film Podcast VI Medicine For Melancholy feat. Jeff Wray Jeff Wray, a Michigan State professor and filmmaker, joins Matt & I as our first guest on the podcast. We discuss a Barry Jenkins film about a one night stand between two strangers and the dynamics between the two as they spend the day after together. A lovely indie film (whatever that means) and an...
POST: CLEANFLIX ON-DEMAND
beachfirepictures: Cleanflix, the film I co-directed with Joshua Ligairi, that premiered at TIFF three years ago, is finally available for any and all to consume. You can find it on iTunes, Amazon Instant, and Vudu for the time being. You can also pre-order the DVD on our new website or get it on Pay-Per-View. Look for it on Hulu and Netflix in the coming weeks!
Mad Men Monday: 5.03 "Tea Leaves"
feministfilm: I’m starting to feel like they should change the title of this show to include a subtitle. Something like Mad Men: Matt Weiner, You Better Not Fuck This Up for Me. Spoilers after the cut. Read More FeministFilm points out a very important issue with the show: Think about other prominent characters of color we’ve seen so far: Hollis, Carla, Paul’s girlfriend Sheila from...
In lieu my inability to make posts lately, here’s the update I just posted on Indiegogo about the films I’m working on! Principal shooting on “One Night Stand” is now complete! Two rehearsals, three nights of rehearsals, and after piles upon piles of pizza, the film is now officially in the post-production phase. The almost 25 page script was completed in an absurd 18 hours, which is...