In a six-part series I wrote for FilmInFocus, I looked at how the internet has changed producing and marketing of indie and studio films.
Now up is a profile of Ang Lee’s period-pic “Taking Woodstock,” which Eugene Hernandez reports will likely be in Cannes.
From the FilmInFocus series:
As the Taking Woodstock production kicked into gear, the wardrobe and art direction departments took to eBay and Craigslist looking for the perfect 60s threads and paraphernalia for the actors and set. Before the internet, the production design department would burn a lot of time hunting through garage sales and vintage shops.
Even a barn used in key scenes was found online in New Hampshire, and moved to New York.
Full article here.