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...
THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
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...
As per usual, I cannot attend this year’s Ann Arbor Film Festival, in its 50th year of my home state. It only goes through tomorrow, but I feel it’s worth noting, especially because there are some great looking films showing tomorrow, including Jafar Panahi’s This is Not a Film. If you’re able to make a day trip, I’m sure it’ll be worth it. Now back to...
50th Annual Ann Arbor Film Festival →
experimentalcinema: The 50th Ann Arbor Film Festival presents 50 SCREENS, a city-wide series of free film, video and moving image installations. Throughout film festival week local, national and international artists will illuminate more than fifty screens in galleries, theaters, shops, outdoor locations and non-traditional screening spaces in Ann Arbor. The intention of this expansion beyond...