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Understanding The Work: Kurosawa and 'The Cape House.'

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Last week, I delivered a new draft of The Cape House to my producer Carolyn, and we are gearing up to start raising funds. 338 more words

'Somewhat Suspect'

"Why do people think artists are special? It's just another job."

 “Why do people think artists are special? It’s just another job.”

– Andy Warhol, painter, film maker, print maker


Growing an audience with YouTube

Producing content of any sort on a consistent basis is the only way to grow an audience. It’s foolish to think you’ll get a million likes and followers if you work on one giant film that takes 3 years to produce unless you’re posting videos, photos, and blog posts the whole way. 527 more words


Laura Poitras: Fearless

When Citizenfour opens, it’s a black screen with white text starting to scrawl over it. There’s a woman’s voice, steady and confident while also quiet and secretive. 661 more words


Interview with Burleigh Smith, Short Filmmaker (FIXED)

It was very pleasing to hear the feedback from WILDsound. I was flattered. I’m glad our film was well-received by Canadian audiences.

– Burleigh Smith, on the WILDsound experience (Review) 367 more words


Lesson For Filmmakers From "Saas-Bahu" Daily Soaps

“Those dumb TV Serials..? Are you kidding me?” This might be your reaction after reading the title, but believe me, I am serious. Like they say, “Every coin has two sides.” It’s true here too, though these daily soaps are lame, there are some good things which filmmakers can learn from them. 702 more words


Nicole Amarteifio in conversation at MESH Confab, Nov. 14

About the Speaker

With a background in international development coupled with communications as well as a global perspective,  Nicole Amarteifio is the creator of the hit web series, ‘An African City’ that gained a million views within 10 weeks of its release on YouTube. 72 more words