Category: News

The Imminent Death of Film

Posted by Anthony - October 9, 2011 - Filmmaking Articles, News DeathOfFilm

Like it or not, the day is soon coming that will mark “The Death of Film”.  Since the age of DV began more than a decade ago, digital video technology and tools have been getting better and better and is in more wide use, while at the exact same time film technology and usage has [...]

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PEEP THIS: Teaser Trailer for Wong Kar Wai’s “The Grandmasters”

Posted by Anthony - July 21, 2011 - News, Trailers grand masters 2

Peep the teaser trailer for The Grandmasters, the new Kung-fu flick directed by acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Wong Kar Wai (Chungking Express, Happy Together, 2046, etc.). It’s the story of martial arts legend and grand master, Ip Man, who originally schooled Bruce Lee in the ways of Chinese ass-kicking.

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Spike Lee and Mike Tyson Team Up for HBO Series

Posted by Anthony - July 1, 2011 - News MikeAndSpike

You read the headline correctly – Spike and Mike are teaming for an Entourage-inspired series, Da Brick,  on the life of an inner-city boxer loosely based on Mike Tyson’s real life growing up in the ring.  Peep the Hollywood Reporter write up HERE.

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Ep. #71 – The Film and TV State of the Union

Posted by Anthony - May 3, 2011 - Double Down Film Show, News The Film and TV State of Union

On the next episode of the Double Down Film Show,we’ll be giving our first ever Film and TV State of the Union Address discussing the major developments that have affected our industry in the past year from technical developments, to shifts in distribution models to production workflow… we’re gonna touch on them all and how they directly affect us as independent filmmakers.

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A Very Sad Week for Filmmaking

Posted by Anthony - April 25, 2011 - Documentary, News Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington during the making of "Restrepo"

Last week the film world saw two filmmaking related deaths, as mentioned on last Wednesday’s Double Down Film Show. Both are tragedies that shake us up and make us remember how important safety on set is. Tim Hetherington, an American Documentarian/Journalist/Photographer was killed in Libya this week, along with a British photographer, Chris Hondros, while [...]

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