Tag: NYU Film School

Tahir Jetter – Filmmaker Serves Up Film School Reality 101

Posted by Anthony - June 8, 2011 - Candid Advice, Career Advice, Education, Film School TahirOnFilmSchool

One of my former NYU student employee’s turned filmmaking colleague (as they often do) just wrote an exceptionally insightful article on whether or not one should go to filmschool and how to make the most of the experience.  I spend a lot of time counseling young people on this very same issue and have long [...]

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FREE SCREENING of "Gun Hill Road" This Thursday at NYU

Posted by Anthony - March 28, 2011 - Announcements, Film Festivals Gun Hill Road

Get FREE Tickets to see Raashad Ernesto Green’s debut feature, Gun Hill Road, which just premiered at Sundance. We recently interviewed Rashad on an episode of The Double Down Film Show. Listen to the trials and tribulations of how he made the film, went to Sundance and got distribution – then go see it for [...]

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Don’t Miss Oscar-Winning Writer/Director Luke Matheny This Weds. Night at 9pm!

Posted by Anthony - March 28, 2011 - Double Down Film Show God-of-Love-filmmaker-lede

On the next Double Down Film Show we’ll be talking to writer/director, Luke Matheny who just won an Academy Award for his short film, God of Love.

Luke is a grad student at NYU’s fabled Tisch School of the Arts Dept. of Film and TV. Apart from God of Love, Luke also helmed the short, Earano.

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Darius Clark Monroe’s Short Film"Train" Named Vimeo Staff Pick

Posted by Anthony - March 15, 2011 - Uncategorized Train on Vimeo

Check out my homey Darius Clark Monroe’s award-winning short film, Train, which was just named a Vimeo staff pick. Waiting for that first feature to drop now, man!

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Writer/Director Julius Onah TONIGHT on The Double Down Film Show

Posted by Anthony - March 2, 2011 - Double Down Film Show Julius Onah

On the next Double Down Film Show we’ll delve deep into the practical realities of making your first feature with writer/director, Julius Onah. Julius was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. His debut feature, The Girl Is In Trouble, is executive produced by Spike Lee, stars Columbus Short and Wilmer Valderrama, and is poised to launch him firmly onto the independent film scene.

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