Just like the United States, France is exploring and discovering the joys and pains of crowd-funding, and during the Cross Video Days, I discovered a bit more about KissKissBankBank, the french Kickstarter to put is simply, created in 2009 and slowly but surely growing. As you can see from the campaigns goals from the picture above, […]
Following and completing Part 1 (and as it is often the case), here is the second hour of Alan Ball’s Interview. It really focuses on his HBO shows, and there are some spoilers, so make sure you check the breakdown below the video if you want to avoid them. I find his comment about The […]
I was working on a much more serious article about the Kiss Kiss Bank Bank workshop (the French Kickstarter) during The Cross Video Days when I stumbled upon this freshly uploaded stop-motion animation from directors Kelly Lippmann and Axelle de Biasi. The music video was made for odd-o-matic, the latest song of french band El Deyma. […]
Alan Ball, one of the most prominent TV writer in the last decade, but also know for his Oscar win for American Beauty, talks for two hours about his career. The man is as open and frank as you would imagine, and gives many details on how he arrived where he is today. Below is […]
Back in January, Ridley Scott and Youtube announced they were launching Your Film Festival, a free and worldwide opened entry film festival looking for shorts under 15 minutes in any genre that were celebrating the power of storytelling. Phase 1 (sending your film) closed March 31st. Phase 2 opened yesterday: the 50 semi-finalists competing were […]
Independent Filmmaker Christopher Boghosian gave an interview to Film Courage talking about Resource-Based Filmmaking, and here is how he defines its concept: At the beginning stages of creating a film, rather than allowing your imagination to just go wild, you got to start with your resources. “What do I have guaranteed access to.” This is a “philosophy” […]
source Was there a May 2012? That’s the question I am asking to myself. That might be because I wrote Meta-Me #5 two weeks ago and consequently don’t really feel like a lot of time has passed. I spent 24 days out of 31 in Turkey and worked on one of my marathon projects. I […]
Joe on How Joe Wilson Bypassed the Industry to Tell His Stories Thank YOU for the kind words, Jerry!I'd love to ...
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