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.
Tag: Spike Lee
Spike Lee’s latest project, IF GOD IS WILLING AND DA CREEK DON’T RISE hits the airwaves on HBO this Monday and Tuesday. It’s his follow up film to When the Levee’s Broke co-produced by my NYU colleague, Sam Pollard (who shared his words of wisdom in, The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide) and shot [...]Read More
Just about every filmmaker has a particular film that became the catalyst for them wanting to become a filmmaker. For me that film was Do The Right Thing which dropped at the end of my freshman year of college in 1989. (Yes, I’m Old School, y’all.) A few months later, I changed my major to [...]Read More
Just thought I’d share a quick blog post from That Black Girl’s Site about a recent appearance by Spike Lee at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference. Spike shares his views on the current state of cinema depicting Black people and the difficulties of funding Black films. Read it HERE. Thanx to Kia M. Neal for [...]Read More