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Monthly Archives: February 2016

A preview for the jealous and bitter filmmaker in you

A preview for the jealous and bitter filmmaker in you

Hat tip to ATLFF Artistic Director Charles Judson for pointing out this one. It’s parody trailer time again. The latest example, Not Another Sundance Movie (below), lampoons some well-worn tropes that visit the indie film scene every year.  A welcome laugh but nowhere near as much fun as the fake mumblecore trailers that graced us [...]

January 28, 2014 admin Film Festival 0

19 Burning Questions for Sundance 2014

19 Burning Questions for Sundance 2014

Warning: this is one of those horrible gallery-style articles that makes you want to install ad-blocking software and swear off browsing the internet forever. If you want a quick overview of some of the highlights and recurring trends at the Sundance Film Festival, however, this will definitely do the trick. Read the whole thing at [...]

January 28, 2014 admin Film Festival 0

DIY Film Fest Deadline

DIY Film Fest Deadline

Hello!  As the award season heats up, just a reminder that the DIY Film Fest accepts entries up until Feb 15th.. So if you haven’t popped it into the mail and were planning to, please do so. We also accept vimeo or online submissions, but only through withoutabox.  So once you’ve signed up for submission [...]

January 22, 2014 admin Film Festival 0

The best collection of film distribution advice you're likely ever to see in one place

The best collection of film distribution advice you're likely ever to see in one place

Thom Powers, who programs documentary films for more film festivals than is probably good for him, gathered the latest in doc distribution wisdom from a wide range of filmmakers.  A must-read.  My favorite tidbit: ALEX GIBNEY (DIRECTOR, WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS): Ask every dumb question you can think of. The dumb questions [...]

January 10, 2014 admin Film Festival 0

Kickstarter's Year in Review for 2013

Kickstarter's Year in Review for 2013

Kickstarter just posted this clever sub-section of their site that highlights some of the more remarkable Kickstarter-related moments and campaigns from the last twelve months. Stick with it to see the DeLorean Hovercraft and the human-powered helicopter.  [...]

January 10, 2014 admin Film Festival 0