Archive for November 2012

The Importance of Audience

As someone who makes film there is a certain amount of embarrassment involved in admitting how rare it is that I go to the movie theatre. I’m probably not alone in this: with movies On Demand and Netflix and the like it isn’t necessary to leave the house to catch up on the latest cinematic... Read more »

Five Years of Filming in Chicago

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Everybody wants to be an overnight success. We sometimes fall into the  trap of thinking that the only movies being made are the blockbuster hits that take theatres by storm. It’s easy to be so dazzled by the glitz of an action packed feature film and it’s easy to forget that the people who made... Read more »

That Guy From That Movie

That Guy From That Movie
By Greg Kiernan Hello again. So there I was sitting watching “The Fugitive” on TV and it was right at the exciting part where Tommy Lee Jones has Harrison Ford cornered in the dam tunnel; Harrison Ford leaps of the dam wall and plummets down into the river hundreds of feet below and disappears under... Read more »
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The American Film Market

The American Film Market
A film market is not the same thing as a film festival. We should start there: a film festival is an event generally open to the public where filmmakers screen their films for audiences with the goal of getting their work reviewed. If the reviews are good then the film might catch the interest of... Read more »