The price seems great ($500) but has anyone used these and have any opinions?
Both the article and the SyndicateRoom website might be of interest.
But, the guy behind Film Trooper seems to have some social capital, and he pulled me in with the tagline Helping Filmmakers Become Entrepreneurs (which of course is doomed to failure on the grand scale, but is interesting).
Give it a listen… there's also a video on the page.
039: Learn How To Be Good In A Room When Pitching With Stephanie Palmer
GOOD IN A ROOM, STEPHANIE PALMER – PODCAST In this episode, I interview former Director of Creative Affairs for MGM Studios, and now the founder of Good In A Room, Stephanie Palmer. Stephanie tea…
The article is chock full of creativity-zapping quotes such as this:
""We foretold with 73 percent confidence based on the predictive model that the movie will have a strong opening,"
Pocket protectors aside, this is fascinating stuff for the number crunchers out there. It is like perfecting a drug formula.
Analytics Plays Hero at The Box Office
IBM’s advanced analytics helps Bollywood film makers predict beforehand the outcome of their upcoming movies.
I include these pieces to show you that there is always a level of support an indie filmmaker can count on for press!
Effingham grad returns to make film
Travis Long says he learned a lot from directing his first full-length feature several years ago.“Kill Me Now was a learning experience, both in shoot
China Focus: China turns to genre films for box office bloom
BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) — With horror flick after road movie, China’s domestic filmmaking seems to have found new inspiration for its box office rivalry with Hollywood.
Roger Corman: A Low-Budget Film Legend | Multichannel
Film legend Roger Corman helped launch a new era in filmmaking in the 1950’s and early 1960s, cranking out hundreds of low-budget Drive-In movie classics like Wild Angels, Attack of the Crab Monsters and Little Shop of Horrors. In the 1990s he helped reinvent the low-budget horror genre again …
An animated struggle – Global Times
This is an article about using Magic Bullet Looks (which every editor should own!), but, I think the video in the posting is awesome! Ok, its too long for narrative tastes, but otherwise it's got some great stuff in there! It is a masterclass on shooting a party, grading footage, and cutting it together. This person is either very very lucky or talented.
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Nine Elements of a Gangster Picture (2014)
Here is a list of Nine elements you can expect to find in a classic Gangster Film: 01) Characters mainly immigrant 02) Story takes place in a City 03) You can only gain power by taking it 04) No loyalty to the USA: but only …