Crowd Funding for Independent Film (Series)

Army of Dollars,by Svilen Milev, Bulgaria, http://efffective.com/

Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 04:15 am I am writing a huge series of articles on crowd funding for independent productions. The emphasis is on international projects outside the USA. Taken together they form a comprehensive plan you can follow to launch your own crowd funding campaign. Crowd funding works even when it… Continue reading Crowd Funding for Independent Film (Series)

Good Review for Beijing Punk by The Impaler Speaks

Beijing Punk by Shaun Jefford ? Poster

Last updated on March 27th, 2017 at 02:18 pm Truly insightful analysis of the movie matched with deep knowledge of history & currency of punk. This guy gets it. “Beijing Punk” is fast-paced and fun, with a fantastic selection of music from the cream of the Chinese punk scene being heard the majority of the… Continue reading Good Review for Beijing Punk by The Impaler Speaks

I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate||Spoken Word

Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 04:13 am I?m enjoying the spoken word piece I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate by Suli Breaks. It?s a great track with an amazing video. Follow him on twitter at?https://twitter.com/sulibreaks I?m a father and have raised my kids (I hope) to value self reliance… Continue reading I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate||Spoken Word

French Hours

The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France, as seen from the Allee Leon Bourgeois

Last updated on March 27th, 2017 at 04:13 pm One of the films I’ve worked on did French Hours for one day of the shoot. Chances are unless you’re a film production geek you don’t know about it. Worse still you’ve come here to find out just what French Hours are all about. Hopefully you… Continue reading French Hours

7 Mistakes Filmmakers Make in Online Promotion – Video Extras

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Last updated on March 24th, 2017 at 02:27 am All filmmakers want to get their shows seen, right? Uploading additional, extra and behind the scenes footage of your movie is a good opportunity to promote your project, aggregate an audience and create a moment of connection with fans and followers. However many filmmakers make these… Continue reading 7 Mistakes Filmmakers Make in Online Promotion – Video Extras

Short Sci-Fi Film: The Device

Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 03:50 am The Device is a well executed, beautifully shot, science fiction short film with masterful special effects. I?ll be showcasing great SF and fantastical shorts as I find them. The quality of the lighting and camera work make this one special, Claude Lee Sadik and his team… Continue reading Short Sci-Fi Film: The Device

For your consideration

Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 03:13 pm Duncan Riley’s Inquisitor website fell into the amateur’s trap yesterday. Duncan went for the easy laugh criticising Disney pushing High School Musical 3 for Best Picture Oscar. What a sloppy piece of writing. Most movies with a “For Your Consideration” ad in “the Trades” are contractually… Continue reading For your consideration

Go see Juno

Juno

Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 11:45 am We saw a preview of Juno tonight. It opens in Australia on 17 January 2008. Go see it, it?s the best film of the year. It?s as good as Little Miss Sunshine, American Beauty, Election, The Breakfast Club – I can go on. It captures a… Continue reading Go see Juno

27 Dresses short review

27 Dresses

Last updated on July 30th, 2018 at 06:08 pm We saw a preview of 27 Dresses thanks to 20th Century Fox and Metro Magazine – since 1968 Australia’s oldest, continuously published film and media magazine. I’ve managed to somehow overwrite the original review – how frustrating. I like a good romantic comedy. Most of my… Continue reading 27 Dresses short review