On this episode of the podcast, Alex Ferrari talks about his new new book, which is about one of his craziest adventures in Hollywood as a young director; his new film, On The Corner of Ego and Desire; and his new streaming platform, which was created to educate filmmakers and showcase indie films. You can... Continue Reading →
Archie and I recently spoke about his process for writing with a partner, the inspiration behind this story, and the psychic ability he wishes he had on film shoots.
I had the opportunity to speak with Robert D. Krzykowski about the function of a good title, monsters both real and mythic, and how to take a note.
This week on the podcast filmmakers Hannah Barlow and Kane Senes talk about their latest indie feature, For Now, and how they made it happen. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here. You can also read a transcript of this episode. Hannah Barlow... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Joe Penhall has been telling stories in theaters, across TV screens, and on stages for almost 20 years. His screenplay based on Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, starring Viggo Mortensen and Charlize Theron, brought him acclaim and opened up doors that would lead to his most celebrated project to date, Netflix’s Mindhunter. Penhall has returned... Continue Reading →
(L-R) Brendan Meyer as Howie Sheffield and Jemima Kirke as Odessa in Orion Classics’ drama ALL THESE SMALL MOMENTS. Photo courtesy of Orion Classics. by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Writers know the value of small moments. Observing the simple, often forgettable minutia of life and being able to offer insight about it connects us in ways both... Continue Reading →
(L-R) Katherine Waterston as Katherine and Michael Shannon as Edward in the thriller “STATE LIKE SLEEP” a film by The Orchard. Photo courtesy of The Orchard. by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Can we ever truly know the people that we love? This is one of the questions that Meredith Danluck explores in her new film State... Continue Reading →
by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Laura Eason is an Emmy nominated writer who spent four seasons on Netflix's juggernaut House of Cards. She began her career in theater and has written over twenty produced plays. Now, Laura is moving into features with her debut, Here and Now, which premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and... Continue Reading →
by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Over a period of more than ten years, I didn't live in the same place for more than a year at a time. That much movement and transition made it very hard to answer the questions, "Where's home for you?" or "Where are you from?" Those are the exact questions that... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine in 2017, Nijla Mu’min is an award-winning writer and filmmaker who tells stories about black girls and women who find themselves between worlds and identities. Her debut feature film, Jinn, premiered in narrative competition at the 2018 SXSW Film... Continue Reading →