by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I talk with Irish filmmaker John Butler about his path to becoming a filmmaker. We also dig into his latest film, a coming of age drama called Handsome Devil. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week’s episode of the podcast I talk with director Michael Lennox about his new feature film, A Patch of Fog starring Stephen Graham and Conleth Hill. We also talk through his early days shooting short films and how that led him to his current
by Angela Bourassa A few months ago I was on a walk with my husband, and I asked him to help me come up with some contained comedy ideas. I wanted to write something low-budget, as most of my scripts require big set pieces and casts. We pondered for a
You have to follow through production, post-production, and then some. If you can ever get into something and have it all figured out, then you probably shouldn’t make a film about it. Then, you’re done.
All the films I make are about 60% of what I imagine them to be.
There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins. And the cardinal sin is dullness.
As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless — and absolutely essential.