Why can't we just do what Orange Is The New Black does and make each episode an hour long? Or at least half an hour? Why can't we just write a few more pages and have the camera roll a bit longer, wouldn't it be so easy?
I talked with Mulloy about the Una Noche, her working relationship with Spike Lee, her experiences as a female filmmaker, the importance of representation and what made her, a British director, so keen on telling a Cuban story.
Ain't Them Bodies Saints is meticulously constructed. With deft camerawork and a pure attention to 70s small town details, there is a fantastic, technically sound structure that director David Lowery has built.
I'm interviewing filmmaker and director, Christie Strong of Strong Features about what it means to construct a transmedia story and how she's developing her own unique project using various social media sites to provide an interactive and ever-changing environment for her audience.
Starting on July 12, The Hamptons International Film Festival and the Southampton Center (located at 25 Jobs Lane, in the heart of Southampton Village) will co-present the inaugural season of FILM @ Southampton Center.
Philadelphia, PA may not be the first, or even second or third location a person may associate with Independent Film Festivals, but with the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival (PIFF), now in its sixth year, that could soon change.
If you are interested in the craft of storytelling and/or documentaries I highly suggest that you see Stories We Tell. If you prefer dinner parties to dance clubs, I highly suggest that you see Stories We Tell.
There should be a warning for this movie, because while it's labeled a documentary, with its chiaroscuro lighting, it could be called an impressionist kaleidoscope dream, culled from real-life footage.
The quality of web shows has improved dramatically in the last few years, and with internet institutions embracing the art form, the bar has been raised even higher. We are experiencing a veritable web series renaissance right now.
While all of you movie executives are trolling poolside at Chateau Marmont for the hottest new screenplay ideas, a select few of us are generating killer content on an almost hourly basis that you would be foolish to ignore.
Fraud, redemption, suicide, fear of failure, the ineluctable dance with death, alcoholism, and the addictive joy of creating art -- these are a few of the recurring themes in some of the highlights from this year's Tribeca Film Festival.
"It's an issue. Studios want to tell universal stories. We want to do the same thing. But, we want to use Latino stories with Latino faces to tell universal stories. We're all part of one group. We are all humans and we all want to tell human stories."
Robert Redford's new film is the decent kind of drama we've come to expect around April. What's actually interesting about The Company You Keep, for independent filmmakers, is the concept of what I like to call the "old-people ensemble."