“As a Film Community, We are Moving Away from a Culture of Scarcity and Toward a Culture of Plenty”: Emily Best on She Does Podcast

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Emily Best is the founder and CEO of Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and distribution platform for independent filmmakers. She’s also the publisher of Bright Ideas Magazine. Emily has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in crowdfunding for film and contributed to…  Read more


DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available


Blackmagic first announced DaVinci Resolve 12 back in April at NAB, but now they have released a public beta and say that the final release will be available in late August. DaVinci Resolve began life — and is widely known…  Read more


Rachel Morrison Talks Dope, Her Favorite Shot and Career as a Cinematographer

Rachel Morrison (photo: Frank Masi)Rachel Morrison (photo: Frank Masi)

As the second largest film festival in Germany, Filmfest München programs a large German slate and a range of international titles. In addition to the Alexander Payne retrospective and homage to Andy Warhol’s cinematic experiments, this year’s festival highlighted an…  Read more


Fabricated: Petzold’s Astounding Phoenix

Ronald Zehrfeld and Nina Hoss in PhoenixRonald Zehrfeld and Nina Hoss in Phoenix

Still bearing facial scars from vain attempts to kill her in a concentration camp, the festering infection that followed, and drastic plastic surgery to re-create her (the doctor’s term) in a hospital in her bombed-out hometown of Berlin, the once…  Read more