Faith-based films are often panned by critics and anathema to many audiences—so why is Hollywood experiencing a Bible boom?
Now that your genre film has gotten into a festival, how will you survive it? 1. If your horror film […]
There’s lots of guts and even more glory to be had on the horror film fest circuit. Keep this moviemakers’ field guide handy to make sense of the madness.
With a divide between representation of female cinematographers in the studio and independent sectors, can discrimination have an inadvertent plus side?
Anti-piracy advocates band together under CreativeFuture, a site that mobilizes against illegal for-profit media platforms and promotes legitimate online distribution.
Even low-budget indie films funded on Kickstarter will have a shot at theatrical distribution. Demand-based theatrical screening organizer, Gathr, is specifically targeting crowd-funded films via a new acquisitions fund.
Film Critic: The Movie will be a comedy that can only be described as a cross between Christopher Guest and Calvin & Hobbes.
Jim Mickle’s new Cold in July trailer guarantees grit, guns, blood, and tears. Not necessarily in that order.
Why We Like The New Obvious Child Trailer: the genuine heart and sense of humor that emanates from lead actress Jenny Slate completely transforms the story.
Out on DVD today, I Am Divine is the story of Harris Glenn Milstead, aka Divine, aka “the most beautiful woman in the world.” We asked director Jeffrey Schwarz (who previously won an Emmy for HBO documentary Vito) about his big-hearted subject and equally big-hearted film, which stormed 2013’s festival circuit.
Trailblazer Tuesday Crowdfunder of the Week: Forbidden Zone 2. In Elfman’s own words, Forbidden Zone 2 will be “bigger, badder,” and “bolder” than its predecessor.
18 Films For 18 Friends: the MovieMaker Gift Guide – What do you give the friend that has everything? A movie they haven’t seen, of course!
Jonathan Glazer’s startlingly original Under the Skin, based on the novel by Dutch novelist Michael Faber, employs a guerilla shooting technique equal parts disorienting and thought-provoking. We take a look at other classics of the ‘genre.’
Why We Like Luc Besson’s Lucy Trailer – Scarlett Johansson is following closely in the footsteps of La Femme Nikita’s Anne Parillaud.
MovieMaker Magazine #108: The Activism in Film Issue – The spring 2014 issue of MovieMaker Magazine is on stands and available digitally on April 22
VOD Indie Hits On MovieMaker.com – Watch Austenland, CBGB, Sunset Strip, CBGB, and other great independent films online, right now!