One of the many great quotes from The Big Lebowski: “Yeah, well, you know, that’s just, like, your opinion, man.” The same Dude said: “That rug really tied the room together”. Both of these quotes helped put us in the proper mindset for what’s known as “Post-Production”, the stuff that happens after principal photography. […]
Five Things I Learned About Principal Photography OK, so the moment arrives when you are ready to actually shoot your film. That time is called Principal Photography. When you have your cast and crew and locations and script all come together for THE RIDE (apologies David Allan Coe). We knew we would be working long […]
Five Things I Learned About Pre-Production For An Independent Feature Film Pre-production encompasses all the stuff that needs to be done, once you have a completed script, to prepare for principal photography (the actual filming of the movie). I covered casting in an earlier blog post, so this covers five things I learned from all […]
Five Things I Learned About Screenwriting In my last blog post, I started a series about what I have learned about filmmaking since entering the field about three years ago, starting with casting. But before that, there was this little thing called “writing a screenplay”. Although I have done quite a bit of writing in […]
Five things I learned about Casting an independent film Being a first-time feature filmmaker with Liberty Mean, working with experienced filmmakers was crucial to success. Surrounded by film professionals who had done this many times made the experience very enjoyable and a terrific learning experience. In a series of blog posts, I am sharing the […]
If you haven’t met Liberty Mean’s drummer Bun, you won’t in this post. However, Bun has a third cousin who lives next door to a friend of the aunt who knows the sister of the Mom of this 4 year old drummer who can play some sweet “Hey You” by Pink Floyd. Don’t believe me? […]
A local look at 2016’s women in film by Hope Madden. “So, 2016 may not have turned out that well for women politically, but cinema had our backs. For the first time in a long time, the tightest Oscar race will be for Best Actress. (more…)” Source: 2016: Film’s Year of the Woman | ColumbusUnderground.com
The Best and Worst of 2016 Now that we are 3 days into 2017 let’s reminisce about the music and movies of 2016. Here are some best and worst reviews for your pleasure.
As we wrap up this year let’s look back over some of the great films of 2016. Film School Rejects gives us: The 16 Most Beautiful Shots From The Movies of 2016 https://filmschoolrejects.com/perfect-shots-movies-of-2016-cb5cdbc3e5cc#.5on67de1a
Aditi Molly Bhanja talks a bit about her first feature, filming in her hometown, and her fellow cast members.