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 clicking here or through iTunes... Continue Reading →
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 project. You can listen to... Continue Reading →
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 bit, then he came up... Continue Reading →
You have to follow [a question] 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.