It’s finally here: MovieMaker‘s annual list of the 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, 2014 edition! We’ll be releasing the list in five alphabetical installments, a new one every Wednesday, for the next month – so keep checking back to see if your favorite festivals made it in. Or read the full article in our upcoming Spring issue, on newsstands April 22!
This week’s edition of New Filmmakers LA is jam-packed with moviemaking wisdom. In fact, there’s so much wisdom we had to split it into two parts! In Part 2 we are featuring interviews with directors David Crabtree, Alexander Ciavijo, Conrad Lihilihi and writers Nathalie Antonia & Dixie Perkinson.
This week’s edition of New Filmmakers LA is jam-packed with moviemaking wisdom. In fact, there’s so much wisdom we had to split it into two parts! In Part 1 we are featuring interviews with directors Tomer Almogar, Nadia Bedzhanova, Jesus Celaya and Jeffrey De Chausse.
The paradigm of Kickstarter success that over-worked, exhausted aspiring moviemakers cling to in their darkest moments – a beacon of hope in during the inevitable 20-day slump – is the Veronica Mars campaign. With the film opening in theaters this weekend, actor Jason Dohring speaks to us about his part in the wild success.
This week’s edition of New Filmmakers LA is stuff-packed with moviemaking wisdom. In fact, it’s so packed we had to split it into two parts! In Part 2 we are featuring interviews with directors J.J. Huckin, Glenn Kiser, Mark Cummins, Aaron Himelstein and Christiane Hitzemann. Take a look!
This week’s edition of New Filmmakers LA is stuff-packed with moviemaking wisdom. In fact, it’s so packed we had to split it into two parts! In Part 1 we are featuring interviews with directors Aaron Murtagh, Denise Davis, Jacob Groll, Jonathan Ade, Julian Doan and Joe Wikla. Take a look!
New Filmmakers LA is back with yet another dose of indie filmmaker interviews. Today we are featuring interviews with directors Dustin Brown, Daniel Gomez, Michael Morgenstern, William Beaton, Iria Lopez, James Connelly and Casey Geisen. Check back on Friday for more indie director wisdom.
He has directed music videos for Sugar Ray, Cypress Hill, Sublime and Wyclef Jean… executive produced more than a dozen popular television series, including Supernatural, The O.C., and Chuck…and is the driving force behind the Charlie’s Angels and Terminator reboots. Not sure who we’re talking about? Joseph McGinty Nichol, better known as McG, is the writer-director-producer behind some of this generation’s most popular franchises.
Attention all moviemakers! If you thought being paid to travel around the South and screen your movie sounded too good to be true, think again. The South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers is just that – a tour that gives you the opportunity to travel to small communities around the South, earning money every time you screen your film.
New Filmmakers LA is back with yet another dose of indie filmmaker interviews. This week we are featuring interviews with directors Seif Abdalla, Stefano Argenziano, Neil Christopher, and Stephon Stewart. Check back every Friday for more indie director wisdom.
Everyone’s Going to Die, a UK indie by British Film Collective “Jones,” has been selected as the winner of MANHATTAN SHORT’s Feature Film Project. MovieMaker and MANHATTAN SHORT would like to thank everyone that submitted films for consideration. Official Media Release and trailer below.
New Filmmakers LA is back with yet another dose of indie filmmaker interviews. This week we are featuring interviews with director Alex Calleros, director Rich Ceraulo, director Brett Eichenberger, and director Max Von Vier and actor Danny De Lillo. Check back tomorrow, and every Friday for the next few months, for more indie director wisdom.
This week our golden rules of moviemaking come from none other than BAFTA award-winning director Mike Newell, director of Great Expectations, as he imparts some of the wisdom he has learned after a five-decade long career in the entertainment industry.
New Filmmakers LA is back with yet another dose of indie filmmaker interviews. This week we are featuring interviews with Super Zeroes director Potsy Poncirol and Leos Love director Alan Weischede. Check back next week for more indie interviews!
“This is Halloween, everybody make a scene/ Trick or treat till the neighbors gonna die of fright/ It’s our town, everybody scream/ In this town of Halloween” Happy Halloween MovieMakers! Our Halloween Retro-SPOOK-tive is ending on a high note, digging up an article on the “Master of Horror” himself, Wes Craven. This article appeared in MovieMaker’s Spring 2011 issue.
“Trick or Treat? Smell my feet. Give me something good to eat!” MovieMaker is preparing for Halloween by digging into our goodie bag of articles with this exclusive interview with Drew Goddard, director of Cabin in the Woods. This article originally appeared in MovieMaker’s Spring 2012 issue.
Halloween is right around the corner and to celebrate, MovieMaker is going to be posting spook-tacular articles from our archives about some of our favorite horror films and directors. Starting with Room 237, a documentary that explores the symbolism and conspiracy theories behind Kubrick’s The Shining, in honor of Stephen King’s new novel Doctor Sleep – the sequel to his 1977 bestselling novel The Shining. This article appeared in our Spring 2013 issue.
Thirsty for local indies? Every Thursday for the next two months, MovieMaker will be posting interviews and clips of budding filmmakers based in Los Angeles. Enjoy the second installment of director interviews below.
Buy local. Every Thursday for the next two months, we’re going to be posting two interviews with some homegrown talent courtesy of NewFilmmakers LA – short and sweet clips of wholesome indie goodness. Here’s the first installment!
This week MovieMaker is mixing things up with a theater project from Seed&Spark. Instead of spotlighting a film, we’re shifting our attention to a venue – an old theater in need of a little “TLC:” Eveningstar Cinema.