In a time where anything can be found quickly on the internet, it’s no surprise that new organizations are popping up everywhere to fill the voids that major studios and Hollywood has failed to provide. That is to say: you no longer need to know the right people or have the right connections in order to get a leg up in this industry. With these new services, your producing team can possess everything they need to get the job done, and though there are still plenty of voids to fill, the foundation that is being built provides us a fantastic glimpse as to where the industry is progressing!Read More
Tomorrow, October 25th, 2018, Austin Film Festival will officially begin it’s 25th year. Known around the nation as the writer’s festival, AFF is gearing up to welcome celebrities and industry professionals as they flock to attend panels, pitch their scripts, hang at the Driskill Hotel, and figure out what the heck Natalie Portman is doing in Vox Lux. It’s a fantastic week full of movies, inspiration, and community.Read More
It's a running joke amongst actors that most casting call notices - well - suck. Most of them are out-of-touch with how they're represented, reflecting - at best - poor writing and planning, or at worst, a production without standards. Ultimately it does nothing to get actors excited or jumping at the chance to be a part of YOUR film.Read More
If you’re an indie screenwriter looking to improve your craft, you may find some inspiration in indie video games.Read More
Mattias Marasigan, Sharon Arteaga, Beau Harris, and Christine Chen get together to talk about Film Festivals and their benefits; especially in local markets.Read More
The terms “pre” and “post” are two very deceptive demarcations in filmmaking.Read More
“We Are” beautifully portrays characters that are raw, vulnerable, emotional beings, highlighting the very human struggles of chasing dreams and aspirations.Read More
I discovered was a film festival so innovative it could impact the independent film industry in ways that haven't been done since the invention of the DSLR.Read More
It's called Amoeba Beans - a variety show where they will conduct interviews, write skits, and find the best places to roller skate in ATX.Read More
This video posted today shows how [Matt Workman] and a skeleton crew managed to pull off a short film with minimal lighting and some basic techniques.Read More
We've all been there. Month six of what was supposedly a four "weekends only" production.
You send out a text to the director/producer/writer/occasional boom operator.
He replies: "Oh good. You're there. On my way had to pick up breakfast. You like bagels?"Read More
Another SXSW has come and gone for Austin, TX. And as always, there were plenty of highs and lows to go around.Read More
In Austin [the problem] is that people don't finish their stuff. I think there's a lot of value finishing your work. I've gotten so many people who wanna work with me because I actually finish my stuff and it actually goes somewhere. That's a huge thing.Read More
I look like a fucking crazy person on set at times.Read More