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The Return of the Cassette: Prisons, “Analog Time” and a Forthcoming Feature

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Filmmaker and Filmmaker contributor Alix Lambert is a guest producer on this week’s Theory of Everything, where she learns that it’s not just hipsters causing a revival in the audio cassette format but prisoners. Indeed, for most prisoners, cassettes are…  Read more

By May 30, 2016

Alamo Drafthouse Partners with Fan-Owned Studio Legion M

Adi Rukun in The Look of Silence (Photo courtesy of Drafthouse Films and Participant Media)Adi Rukun in The Look of Silence (Photo courtesy of Drafthouse Films and Participant Media)

A new partnership between Alamo Drafthouse, the independent theater chain and distribution company, and Legion M, the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company, could help pave a new way for independent films to get financed and developed. The two companies announced yesterday that…  Read more

By May 27, 2016

“Apply To Everything, Even If You Don’t Think You’re Ready”: Elan Bogarin at the IFP Documentary Lab

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To paraphrase E. L Doctorow: Making a film is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. Two weeks ago, I was lucky enough…  Read more

By May 27, 2016

There is No “Right” Way: 14 Things Directors Need to Know about Directing Actors

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For many directors, the thought of “directing actors” can instill panic. Directors who were once cinematographers, say, or who have worked on film sets, might be at ease working with crews or blocking shots but will freeze up when challenged…  Read more

By May 26, 2016


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