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Alex Winter on The Head-Spinning Challenges of Making 'Deep Web'

Alex Winter on The Head-Spinning Challenges of Making 'Deep Web'

"Everything about this story was cloaked, anonymized and designed to obfusca…

How the Public Obsession with Political Sex Scandals Led to Sundance Thriller 'Zipper'

How the Public Obsession with Political Sex Scandals Led to Sundance Thriller 'Zipper'

"I admit, I am fascinated by political sex scandals."

Alex Ross Perry: Indie Filmmakers Can Afford to Shoot Film

Alex Ross Perry: Indie Filmmakers Can Afford to Shoot Film

"Shooting on film is like anything: if it is of importance you will find a…

Emma Donoghue on Finding the Right Director for Her Best-Selling 'Room'

Emma Donoghue on Finding the Right Director for Her Best-Selling 'Room'

The award-winning author and screenwriter explains why she was convinced…

The Original 'Straight Outta Compton' Producer on Why It Took So Long to Make it to Screen

The Original 'Straight Outta Compton' Producer on Why It Took So Long to Make it to Screen

Sales agent and former producer Bill Straus delivers the inside scoop on the…

Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things: How to Join a Massive Storytelling Experiment

Sherlock Holmes & the Internet of Things: How to Join a Massive Storytelling Experiment

WANTED: Storytellers, game designers, makers, hackers and others who want to…

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 5 Tips for Shooting in Extreme Situations

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 5 Tips for Shooting in Extreme Situations

"My passion for shooting equaled my passion for climbing," writes the…

Fair vs. Balanced: The Difference for This Documentary Filmmaker

Fair vs. Balanced: The Difference for This Documentary Filmmaker

Two-time Oscar nominee Marshall Curry, director of "Point and Shoot,"…

Here's How This Hard-Hitting Documentary Made a Concrete Difference

Here's How This Hard-Hitting Documentary Made a Concrete Difference

"The stakes are high, and the participants have a goal they are trying to…

Here's How The Award-Winning 'HOMME LESS,' About a Homeless Former Model, Came to Life

Here's How The Award-Winning 'HOMME LESS,' About a Homeless Former Model, Came to Life

In his directorial debut former model and fashion photographer, Thomas…

How Real-Life Political Sex Scandals and the BP Oil Spill Inspired 'The Runner'

How Real-Life Political Sex Scandals and the BP Oil Spill Inspired 'The Runner'

"The story is both a portrait of a fictional politician and a very real and…

10 Steps for Turning Your 45-Second YouTube Video Into a Comedy Central Web Series

10 Steps for Turning Your 45-Second YouTube Video Into a Comedy Central Web Series

"Make a thing you think no one will care about (and make that go viral)."

6 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Making a Web Series

6 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Making a Web Series

The Unemployed Roommate genre is so worn out that even your mom may not be…

How Two First-Time Filmmakers Crowdfunded a Documentary on Crowdfunding

How Two First-Time Filmmakers Crowdfunded a Documentary on Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding isn't for the faint-hearted. Here's the brutally honest lowdown…

Here's How This Filmmaker Made a Sundance Doc About an Online Affair Turned Thriller

Here's How This Filmmaker Made a Sundance Doc About an Online Affair Turned Thriller

"There was a fantastic story that needed to be told."

The Secret to Indie Film Success? Stay Ambitious

The Secret to Indie Film Success? Stay Ambitious

"For the sake of your mental health, I suggest equating 'success' with…

Here's How This Director Shot An Amazingly Authentic Coming-of-Age Film About Gang Life

Here's How This Director Shot An Amazingly Authentic Coming-of-Age Film About Gang Life

"My goal was for the spectator to feel like a participant in the action on…

Why This Filmmaker Made a Fiction Film That Feels Like Non-Fiction

Why This Filmmaker Made a Fiction Film That Feels Like Non-Fiction

"Everything in the movie is simultaneously true and false, depending on how…

Why You Need a Passionate Middle Man (or Woman)

Why You Need a Passionate Middle Man (or Woman)

DIY doesn't mean do it all yourself. 'Fort Tilden' writer-director…

'Cartel Land' Director on How to Insert Yourself Into Dangerous and Impossible Situations

'Cartel Land' Director on How to Insert Yourself Into Dangerous and Impossible Situations

From meth labs to conflict zones, filmmaker Matthew Heineman gained access…