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Celebrating the Obsolete: Films on Film at SXSW

Rewind This!

It’s no secret that the independent film industry has been irrevocably altered by the modern financing and distribution landscapes. With new technologies rendering traditional media — both film itself and releasing platforms — obsolete, filmmakers have managed to weave the…  Read more

By Mar 15, 2013

Destin Cretton Talks Short Term 12

Winner of the Narrative Grand Jury Prize at the 2013 SXSW Film Festival, Destin Cretton’s Short Term 12 is a warm, generous drama about counselors and youth at a group home for troubled teens. A feature expansion of his 2009…  Read more

By Mar 13, 2013

Jillian Mayer and Lucas Leyva at SXSW

Jillian Lucas and Lucas Leyva, two of our “25 New Faces” from 2012, are back at SXSW with their new short #PostModem after making their name at the fest last year with the mind-blowing Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke. Here…  Read more

By Mar 12, 2013

Shooting With John: Loves Her Gun

On this special episode of Shooting With John, we shoot M1911’s with Geoff Marslett and talk to the crew of Loves Her Gun about the role guns play in cinema. Check out Loves Her Gun this week at SXSW: Monday,…  Read more

By Mar 11, 2013

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