Filmmaker Videos


Why I Spent Months Making An Archival Documentary about The Slenderman

A Self-Induced Hallucination

When I was thirteen years old I spent a good deal of my free time posting on an online message board dedicated to Wes Craven’s Scream film series. I was a nerdy, creative kid stuck in suburbia, and I’d stay…  Read more

By Jun 19, 2018

Watch (?): Donald Trump’s “Action-Movie Style Trailer,” Shown to Kim Jong-un, Ostensibly For Diplomatic Purposes

I have written before about the remarkably shoddy aesthetics of the videos put out by Team Trump, and I’m not the only one to have noticed: last year, over at The Outline, Tolulope Edionwe wrote a sharp post about “the iMovie…  Read more

By Jun 12, 2018

Wearing a Sandwich Board to Promote Your Movie: Tips from Bernard and Huey Director Dan Mirvish

There are two types of filmmakers: those who will stand on a street corner wearing a sandwich board to promote their movies, and those who will not. Dan Mirvish is fearlessly in the former category, as evidenced by this video,…  Read more

By Jun 6, 2018

Watch: Falz the Bad Guy’s Childish Gambino Riff, This is Nigeria

Back in 2002, Filmmaker covered Nigeria’s “Nollywood” film scene, which producer Jeremy Nathan wrote, could be compared to the American no-budget movement of the ’80s and ’90s with its inventive, low-cost non-industry production models. Nollywood would go on to receive…  Read more

By Jun 3, 2018

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