by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Stories that deal with psychological conditions can be difficult to craft and even more challenging to execute. Creating a protagonist who doesn’t become a victim and who the audience enjoys spending time with are only a few of the difficulties filmmakers can run into. Director Monty Whitebloom’s latest project, Love is Blind... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Since launching his television career in 2004, Justin Baldoni has appeared in numerous shows and films but rose to fame playing Rafael Solano on Jane the Virgin in 2014. Since then, he’s begun to pursue directing and creating stories designed to make the world a better place. His new film, Five Feet Apart, tells... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers This week I talk with writer/director/producer Justin Price about his latest film, The 13th Friday. We also talk about how he launched his career and how he's been able to keep himself busy making movies -- eight films in the last two years! You can listen to the audio portion of... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I talk with horror/thriller writer Aaron B. Koontz. We talk about his latest film, Camera Obscura, and how he left his previous career to pursue filmmaking full time. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Mimi Leder is one of the most respected directors in film and television. Her ability to bring out the subtle nuances of the human experiences has made her a highly sought after artist and collaborator. Helming films such as The Peacemaker, Deep Impact, and Pay It Forward, Leder has brought her talents... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week's episode of the podcast I talk with writer/director team Lisa Robinson and Annie J. Howell about how they made their new film, Claire In Motion starring Betsy Brandt. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here. [youtube... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode I talk with Daniel Zirilli about how he broke into the business and worked his way up to writing, directing, and producing more than a dozen feature films in the last 5 years. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through... Continue Reading →
I always claim that the writer has done 90 percent of the director's work.
Every director has at least 10 bad films in them.
A director makes only one movie in his life. Then he breaks it up and makes it again.