The standard screenplay-vetting system works perfectly... if you want bad films. By David Mamet.
Producers Lianne Halfon and Russell Smith talk about their L.A. production company, Mr. Mudd. By David Geffner.
Documentary filmmaker Ross McElwee discusses the art and craft of the personal documentary for the "D-Word" online seminar series.
ATTACK OF THE DRONES
Getting a good helicopter shot doesnt have to break the bank... if you dont mind losing the pilot. By Jason Peterson.
CRASHING THE GATES
An overview of U.S. distribution alternatives. By Anthony Kaufman.
Plus: Part II of Justin Lowes story on The Debut, Reed Martin on Docurama and a guide to micro-distributors.
Vittorio Storaros Writing With Light; interviews with Jean-Luc Godard; Sam Eastersons Animal, Vegetable, Video: Where the Buffalo Roam; the Egyptian film scene; Japanese Poster Art; IFP/Wests Directors Lab; the Rotterdam Film Parliament; Digital Soul Cinema; Russian Web sites; Stan Brakhage on DVD; the RealScreen Summit; XX/XY. Plus: new DVDs.