Category: Candid Advice

How NOT To Make a Short Film w/ Roberta Munroe – TONIGHT!

Posted by Anthony - September 22, 2010 - Candid Advice

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The Darkside of the "Dark Arts" Mentality in Filmmaking

Posted by Anthony - August 25, 2010 - Candid Advice

I’m a little worked up today. I just read a thread of nasty posts ending with the post entitled, “The Dark Arts” The Great DP Debate, over at filmmaker, Dan Parkes blog Ambleton Delight which chronicles the behind-the-scenes efforts on his feature film of the same name. I think comments on these posts are a [...]

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R.I.P. Actor, Corey Haim, age 38

Posted by Anthony - March 10, 2010 - Candid Advice, Career Advice, Indie Film Bootcamp

Just want to send love and support out to the friends and family of actor Corey Haim. I really enjoyed his work in Lost Boys and he seemed to be a pretty down to earth guy in the interviews I’ve seen of him. I can’t adequately express how disturbed I am at this seemingly never-ending [...]

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The Sh*t Never Ends in This Business

Posted by Anthony - December 11, 2009 - Candid Advice

As most of you already know there is little, if any, glamor in filmmaking. (Fabricated studies have shown that for every 10 hours of ass-busting hard work you put into a shoot, there’s about a minute of glamor somewhere on the back-end.) Many times my students have complained about the difficulty, unpredictableness, and fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants nature [...]

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Indie Film Guru Peter Broderick on the New Indie Landscape

Posted by Anthony - November 6, 2009 - Candid Advice, Distribution

This is Part 1 of a two part interview with notable indie film consultant, Peter Broderick, who was also the executive producer of Paper Chasers directed by Maxie Collier. Thanx to Maxie who posted this on his new Digital Media Recipes site so I could discover it and post it here for y’all… The Future [...]

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