Tag: low budget

Emerging Filmmakers to Watch on The Double Down Film Show – Tonight!

Posted by Anthony - April 8, 2009 - Double Down Film Show, Interviews, Stunts and Special FX

Tonight – Weds. April 8th – on The Double Down Film Show: On the next Double Down Film Show we’ll examine the conundrum of achieving high production value with limited resources with some emerging filmmakers who are creating considerable buzz with their latest projects. Rashaad Ernesto Green is an actor turned filmmaker whose film, Premature, [...]

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A Lively Conversation w/ Outrageous Director Lloyd Kaufman – Tonight!

Posted by Anthony - April 1, 2009 - Uncategorized

Tonight on The Double Down Film Show we’ll have a conversation with legendary modern B-movie director, Lloyd Kaufman. Co-founder and president of Troma Entertainment, arguably the longest-running independent film studio in the world. Lloyd has operated outside of the studio system for more than 40 years, writing, directing and producing outrageous low-budget independent films that [...]

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Watch "Paper Chasers" Online for FREE!

Posted by Anthony - March 3, 2009 - Uncategorized

Many of you have emailed me asking about director Maxie Collier’s documentary Paper Chasers which is an inspirational and instructive doc about Hip Hop entrepreneurs. I mentioned it several times in my book, The Shut Up and Shoot Documtary Guide, because it’s the project where the very idea for the book and this business (Down [...]

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Client’s Corner – Ian Hutchinson

Posted by Anthony - September 19, 2008 - Uncategorized

Many people confuse the terms “Down and Dirty” and “Guerrilla” filmmaking as somehow being inferior or half-assed filmmaking methodologies or philosophies that compromise quality and professionalism. These are the very same type of people that marched the well-uniformed British Army in straight orderly lines across open fields while a ragtag bunch of American patriots whipped [...]

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Filming underground

Posted by Anthony - January 29, 2007 - Uncategorized

It has long been believed, by many filmmakers and photographers, that shooting in the iconic New York City subway system is against the law and a great way to get the unwanted attention of transit cops. In a post 9/11 city, this belief is generally accepted as untested fact. Why should you expect to be [...]

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