Stories By Maddy Kadish
Switching Gears: Lighting and Gear Company Draco Broadcast Launches New Direct-to-Consumer Rental ServicesJanuary 10, 2019
As a moviemaker, you’ve probably used Draco Broadcast gear without even realizing it. Draco Broadcast is...
ISET Trendsetters: VR Moviemakers Jessica Brillhart and Gabo Arora’s Five Tips for Working in a Brave New MediumApril 19, 2018
As VR breaks new territory, matures as a medium, and the market for VR storytelling grows,...
Vocal Expression: Zoe Lister-Jones on Making Her Spirited Feature Debut, Band Aid, With an All-Female CrewJune 2, 2017
The feature film Band Aid represents not only Zoe Lister-Jones’ directorial debut, but also her voice—in...
On Demand and Supply: Brush Up on Digital Distribution Basics, Courtesy of Leading Aggregator DistribberMay 24, 2017
Distribution is the end goal of every moviemaker, yet for many the slog of getting a...
Letting Sparks Fly: Sundance’s Three-Year-Old Ignite Program Gives Young Moviemakers Space to GrowMay 3, 2017
As Sundance settles comfortably into its fourth decade, the festival hopes to draw—and shape—new filmmakers and...
Casting From Your Couch? Mobile Casting App UpCast Aims to Cut Your Time Spent Finding ActorsApril 26, 2017
As mobile technology shakes up everything from dating to banking, Drew Doyon, founder and CEO of...
Albany’s Own: As You Are Announces a Promising Talent in Director Miles Joris-PeyrafitteFebruary 24, 2017
As You Are is a story about isolation, fracturing relationships and the need to belong. From...
“No Filter”: Director So Yong Kim Gives Her Stars and Setting No Embellishment in LovesongFebruary 23, 2017
With her film Lovesong, director So Yong Kim shows us how old friendship can morph into...
Vegas Upgrade: VEGAS Pro Editing Software Gets a Comprehensive Boost in its 14th EditionJanuary 26, 2017
Berlin-based MAGIX has given VEGAS Pro editing software the love it may not have received from...
Capturing The Free World: A Quick Chat With Cinematographer Bérénice “Bear” EvenoSeptember 22, 2016
Cinematographer Bérénice Eveno, a.k.a. Bear, uses her camera to represent the complex themes of The Free...
The Business of Web Series: What are the Returns on Online Episodic Content — Monetary or Otherwise?July 22, 2016
In early 2016, comedian Louis C.K. released his original series Horace & Pete exclusively on his...
We Want You (to Help Make Movies): Global Media Makers Poses Filmmakers as Agents of Cultural ExchangeApril 28, 2016
Indie moviemakers often take on other roles—entrepreneur, advocate, teacher. Add cultural ambassador and diplomat to that...
Duty-Free Cinema: Art-House Hollywood Theatre Comes to the Portland International AirportApril 12, 2016
This spring the Hollywood Theatre, a nonprofit, Prohibition-era movie house in Portland, Oregon, will open an...
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