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DP Simon Chapman on Sundance-Bound Australian Thriller Killing Ground

Killing Ground

Simon Chapman has has served as DP on nearly 50 features, shorts and TV series since 2001, including five shorts from director Damien Power. In 2016 Chapman shot Power’s debut feature, Killing Ground, which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival…  Read more

By Jan 20, 2017

“On a Picture of this Size, Time and Money Are Your Enemy”: DP Armando Salas on Bitch

Bitch

Writer/director/actor Marianna Palka has appeared at Sundance to present a feature (2008’s Good Dick), a documentary short (2014’s The Lion’s Mouth Opens) and to serve as a Sloan Juror. She returns to Park City in 2017 with Bitch, her surreal new film on the crumbling…  Read more

By Jan 20, 2017

Sundance: Exploring the Implications of Amazon’s New Distribution Play

Earlier this week, Amazon Video Direct (AVD, a department within Amazon focused on self-publishing distribution tools for filmmakers) announced an intriguing new opportunity available to Sundance 2017 feature filmmakers. Dubbed the “Film Festival Stars” program, AVD is offering, in exchange…  Read more

By Jan 20, 2017

“A Lot of Creativity and Beauty Can Come from Limitations”: DP Nicholas Wiesnet on L.A. Times

L.A. Times

Five years ago, Michelle Morgan made her Sundance debut with the short film K.I.T. She returns to the festival in 2017 as the writer, director and star of her first feature, L.A. Times, a romantic comedy where she plays alongside Jorma Taccone of…  Read more

By Jan 20, 2017


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