Was 2018 the Year of the Woman at the Sundance Film Festival?

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, courtesy of Sundance Institute

After the Sundance Film Festival’s awards ceremony, when female directors swept all the top categories, the response was ecstatic. “Women dominated Sundance,” cried the headlines. Social media blew up with congratulatory hashtags #womeninfilm and #femalefilmmakerfriday. “It felt like a revolutionary…  Read more

By Mar 8, 2018

The Art of (Not) Compromising: DP Sean Porter on When and How to Hold Your Ground

In the face of compromise... or maybe just the face of compromise. On the set of Green Book with my better half, camera operator Grayson Austin. Photo by Patti Perret.

For those of you following along, I had intended to continue my interview series on parenting — and had some cool interviews with people like Rachel Morrison (before she was nominated, OK?) — but Filmmaker, with its abundance of (truly)…  Read more

By Mar 8, 2018

What I Learned in Film School

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By Mar 8, 2018

Editor’s Letter

This magazine is called Filmmaker, but even if you’re just a casual reader, you’ll know that we’ve always defined that term expansively. Yes, directors are usually the focus, but we apply the term across the filmmaking spectrum, fully aware of…  Read more

By Mar 8, 2018

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