Category: Interviews

Gasland Director Josh Fox Arrested for Shooting Congressional Meeting

Posted by Anthony - February 3, 2012 - Announcements, Documentary, Interviews Josh Fox Arrested - Earthworks (1)

(Photo courtesy of  Earthworks) A few different people have recently asked me about the viability of making money making a documentary film.  (After I stopped laughing) I basically told them that there are many great reasons to make a documentary and “making money” didn’t even make the top 20.  Educating the public, bringing attention to a [...]

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Spike Lee Talks About His New Film, Sundance and the State of Black Film

Posted by Anthony - January 20, 2012 - Interviews redhook-summer

Stacey Wilson of The Hollywood Reporter just dropped an informative Q&A with director, Spike Lee, who is never one short of an opinion or candid insight on the world of filmmaking.  Spike get’s right to the heart of the matter discussing why all-Black films rarely get greenlit in Hollywood. My favorite quote from the interview [...]

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Dee Rees on “Pariah”

Posted by Anthony - January 18, 2012 - Interviews, Movies to Watch Pariah

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to see an early screening and Q&A with the filmmakers and cast of Pariah, a new film by NYU (woot! woot!) alumni, Dee Rees. It won the 2011 U.S. Dramatic Competition at the Sundance film festival as well as an award for Excellence in Cinematography. It is [...]

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Anthony Interviewed on “The Exchange”

Posted by Anthony - December 9, 2011 - Film Books, Interviews TheExchange1

I was just interviewed about The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide on The Exchange with Aaron Myers. As many people as I’ve interviewed, big and small, I personally always find it very nerve-racking to be the one answering questions live. Nevertheless, I had fun gave a few shout-outs and still managed to drop [...]

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Episode #80 – Director, Matthew A. Cherry from the NFL to the Director’s Chair

Posted by Anthony - November 14, 2011 - Directing, Double Down Film Show, Interviews, Uncategorized TheLastFall1

(Photo: Lance Gross in “The Last Fall”) On our 80th epic episode of  The Double Down Film Show we run through the unique journey of self-taught Writer/Director, Matthew Cherry. In the span of just a few years Matthew went from NFL Player for the Jacksonville Jaquars to Production Assistant to directing his first feature film, [...]

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