WARNING: Sarcasm ahead!
That should be at the top of these pair of articles from Raindance programmer Susanne Ballantyne. I fear that people won’t understand that these articles – oh lord I hope! – were written to make us aware of the cliche’s thousand of indie filmmakers proffer up on screen every year.
As I am going to the Raindance Film Festival I hope to be able to avoid such films as this, but perhaps Susanne is actually warning me. Time will tell.
Anyway, it was a two parter, both of which I’ve referenced here. The points are painfully accurate and at times I, like every other indie filmmaker, have been guilty of them.
Read on… if you dare!