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Mike Medavoy on Producing the Original 'Rocky' and How the Film Industry Has Changed

Mike Medavoy on Producing the Original 'Rocky' and How the Film Industry Has Changed

The former United Artists head looks back on a franchise that started 40…

5 Reasons Every Actor Should Make a Web Series

5 Reasons Every Actor Should Make a Web Series

Kit Williamson, the creator and star of "EastSiders" explains the benefits…

POC Documentary Filmmakers' Guide to Racist Feedback

POC Documentary Filmmakers' Guide to Racist Feedback

There's a lot of talk of inclusivity and diversity in the documentary world.…

This Sundance Award-Winning Documentary Survived Police Threats, a Sniper's Bullet and So Much More

This Sundance Award-Winning Documentary Survived Police Threats, a Sniper's Bullet and So Much More

Making "The Russian Woodpecker" turned out to be more dramatic than expected…

What the Behind-the-Scenes Drama of a Documentary Pitch is Really Like

What the Behind-the-Scenes Drama of a Documentary Pitch is Really Like

In a guest post, filmmaker Amy Benson share her behind-the-scenes experience…

7 Hilarious (and Borderline Crazy) Tips for Marketing Your Film

7 Hilarious (and Borderline Crazy) Tips for Marketing Your Film

Check out these awesome tips from the brother-sister filmmaking team behind…

From Crowdfunding to Distribution: Here's How 'This is Happening' Forged an Unconventional Path

From Crowdfunding to Distribution: Here's How 'This is Happening' Forged an Unconventional Path

"I refuse to be a filmmaker that doesn't at least try to not be fucked by…

How 'Cooties' Took Inspiration from 'The Breakfast Club,' 'Trainspotting' and 'Raising Arizona'

How 'Cooties' Took Inspiration from 'The Breakfast Club,' 'Trainspotting' and 'Raising Arizona'

In a guest post from the directors of "Cooties," they detail the cinematic…

Tips for Getting Your Micro-Budget Feature Off the Ground

Tips for Getting Your Micro-Budget Feature Off the Ground

In this guest post, the filmmakers of "Uncle John" explain how they got the…

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…



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