In the Soup Director Alexandre Rockwell on Kickstarter, Creative Fundraising and the Return of Personal Filmmaking

Alexandre Rockwell and daughter LanaAlexandre Rockwell and daughter Lana

This guest post by Alexandre Rockwell is published as his Kickstarter campaign to support finishing costs of his latest feature, Little Feet, launches. You can learn more and donate here at the link. “An old dog learning new tricks.” That’s…  Read more


SXSW Teaser: Leah Meyerhoff’s I Believe in Unicorns

From (L) to (R), Peter Vack and Natalia Dyer in I Believe in Unicorns

A film I’ve been looking forward to for some time is Leah Meyerhoff’s I Believe in Unicorns, which I saw in rough cut at the IFP Narrative Lab. I was tremendously impressed with what I saw then, particularly the emotional…  Read more


Nailing the Score of the Art Forger Documentary Art and Craft

Mark Landis in Art and CraftMark Landis in Art and Craft

Art and Craft follows prolific art forger Mark Landis just at the moment his elaborate 30-year con is exposed. What follows is a guest blog by filmmakers Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman and Mark Becker about a central consideration in making…  Read more


How Filmmaker Magazine Helped Me Launch My First Feature, the SXSW-Bound The Heart Machine

Kate Lyn Sheil in The Heart MachineKate Lyn Sheil in The Heart Machine

Zach Wigon has written a number of provocative, discursive and highly original film essays for Filmmaker over the last couple of years, and now he is making his first feature. In this guest essay, appearing alongside the SXSW-bound film’s Kickstarter…  Read more