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ScreenCraft Is One-On-One with Indie Writer/Director Kenneth Andrew Williams

ScreenCraft | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

What Screenwriters Can Expect with Their First "General Meeting"

ScreenCraft | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Top 10 Cinematographers Writers Should Follow on Instagram

ScreenCraft | Posted 07.12.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Life Flows In Disarray: Remembering Abbas Kiarostami

Babak Rahimi | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts
Babak Rahimi

I remember trees. A forest of Leafless trees. Carvings on barks. A solitary wilderness. An acute variation of empty, white space where sight can roam ...

Hollywood and Chinese Cinema: The Future of Movies

ScreenCraft | Posted 07.05.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

The Italians Are Coming! Eight Films I Hope Will Make it to the Venice Film Festival

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Venice has just unveiled the official poster by artist Simone Massi for the 73rd edition of the first and oldest film festival in the world. Yes, even...

9 Screenwriting Truths I Learned the Hard Way in Hollywood

ScreenCraft | Posted 06.27.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

One-On-One with A Bigger Splash Screenwriter David Kajganich

ScreenCraft | Posted 06.20.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

A Reunion Over Food And Drink: Joel Murray And Curtis Armstrong

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 06.17.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

Is there anything better than a reunion of good friends who haven't seen each other in a long time? On the most recent episode of my web series, The ...

A.I. Writes a Screenplay, Screenwriters Breathe a Sigh of Relief

ScreenCraft | Posted 06.10.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

Despite what you've likely read in the headlines on social media and the internet recently -- we have yet to create an Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can write an amazing screenplay.

Richard Gere Speaks Out About Homelessness At Screening Of New Movie

Reuters | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.10.2016 | Impact

(Reuters) - Actor Richard Gere spoke out about the plight of the homeless at a news conference in Rome before a screening of his new film, "Time out o...

On a Black and White Film

Yara Zgheib | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Yara Zgheib

Turn off the news, put your shoes on. Take me on a date, to the movies tonight. We'll park the car, our masks, the world outside, and head into the old theater, where they play reels in black and white.

Jessica Kantor's Ashes: Gesture as Narrative in VR

Illya Szilak | Posted 05.16.2016 | Arts
Illya Szilak

In this post, I'll look at Jessica Kantor's lovely 360° video work Ashes. Situating it within the context of early silent film and dance, I'll examine the role that gesture plays in the emerging narrative language of VR.

Why Are There So Few Women Directors?

Susanna White | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Susanna White

When the last person ranted at me there were so few women directing movies because they would rather stay home with their children, I thought I was go...

Roads To Olympia: LGBTQ Equality

Roads To Olympia | Posted 05.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Roads To Olympia

By Aaron Weiss The upcoming narrative feature film Roads to Olympia chronicles the stories of three young athletes in three different countries st...

The 33 Best Documentaries of All Time

Thrillist | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment
Thrillist

By: Christopher Campbell Credit: Portrait Films (edited) Documentary is not a genre, but an entire branch of moviemaking. So pitting diverse q...

Five Reasons I'm Sad to Miss the Cannes Film Festival... and a Few Why I'm Not

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

A still from The Cinema Travelers by Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya, screening as part of the Cannes Classics The Festival de Cannes kicks off t...

Motherly Screenwriting Advice from Friday Night Light's Tami Taylor

ScreenCraft | Posted 05.06.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

A Proposed Solution to Oscars Qualifying for Documentaries

Scott Glosserman | Posted 04.29.2016 | Entertainment
Scott Glosserman

A bit of 'inside baseball', but the core idea is that now that we have populist demand-style theatrical distribution models, some minimum, geographically-agnostic box office threshold should also (by no means, exclusively) be an adequate litmus test for Academy Awards consideration.

9 Movies Critics Hated That Still Made Bank At The Box Office

Thrillist | Posted 05.02.2016 | Entertainment
Thrillist

By: Matt Patches Credit: DC Entertainment The day after Batman v Superman's money-sucking opening weekend, legendary Hollywood trade Variety r...

Music Video or Art Film? The Lost Star as Diamond Lil'

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 04.20.2016 | Arts
Roxane Assaf Lynn

A sneak preview off the Champs-Élysées has been the only showing of the complete Diamond Lil' prior to the embedded video published below. An exquisite marriage of costume, corset, feathers and light brought the legend to life with The Lost Star playing the transformed woman formerly known as "Lilly."

The Nostalgia Resurgence - The Power of the Past

Advertising Week | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Tom Linay, Head of Film, Digital Cinema Media (DCM) It seems that it’s currently a pre-requisite for any major blockbuster film to be doused wit...

The Tribeca All Access Program: 'Stories Are a Rich Currency that Can Bridge Divides'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.15.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

A still from Two Gods, directed by Aman and Zeshawn Ali, photo © Zeshawn Ali When spring rolls around, it isn't the cherry blossoms blooming or the ...

Screenwriters Still Feeling the Effects of the 2007-2008 WGA Strike and Economic Crisis

ScreenCraft | Posted 04.14.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Director Atom Egoyan on his Film, Remember, and Working with Christopher Plummer

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.07.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

Academy Award nominated director, Atom Egoyan, joined me for the the most recent episode of The Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano. His film, Remember, is out this Friday nationally.