A myth is brewing. A storm is a-coming. The beasts are rising. A radical work of cinematic passion, Beasts of the Southern Wild does what cinema was made to do: dazzle, inspire, confound.
Rooftop has partnered up with The Awesome Fest to bring Philadelphia an entire summer of completely FREE independent cinema. At Piazza at Schmidt’s, filmmakers, talent, and enthusiasts will come together for outdoor screenings of films direct from SXSW, Tribeca, and Sundance. To inspire the growth of Philly’s independent film community, the Awesome Fest now needs your support.
Peter Hartlaub of the San Francisco Chronicle said, “If you were ever wondering what Die Hard would have been like if Neil LaBute directed it as an art film, prepare to enjoy Lovers of Hate.” Lucky for you it opens in NYC this Friday.
Madeleine Olnek, writer and director of Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same gives me some good advice on how to pick a title for my movie.
When you go to Sundance as a filmmaker, everyone tells you to meet as many people as possible. Sometimes the attempt to do so can land a person in an awfully awkward situation.
It’s been a heck of a week. I received so many kind words from so many strangers – about my film, sure – but none so kind as those about my mustache.
Lindsay Pulsipher seems to survive this car crash better off than she did in Calvin Lee Reeder’s The Oregonian.
Hope he likes me.
Every year Sundance picks out movies to screen for students at Park City High School. I make the case for why kids shouldn’t decide for themselves what films they watch – we should decide for them.