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Editor’s Letter

in Columns, Issues
on Apr 21, 2016

Many years ago I was invited to be the co-editor of The Off-Hollywood Report, the precursor magazine to Filmmaker, by its new editor, James Schamus. To start me off, James handed me a long-form assignment. He told me about several UCLA film school students who were skipping their thesis shorts and going straight ahead to making no-budget features while in school. I talked to a number of them, including Caveh Zahedi, whose first feature (directed with Greg Watkins), was just one of these films — A Little Stiff — and that feature appeared in our first issue. So, I’m finding […]

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