Tag: Sundance

PEEP THIS: Spike Lee’s Controversial “Red Hook Summer” Q&A at Sundance

Posted by Anthony - January 28, 2012 - Film Festivals, News, Panels and Conversations SpikeSundance2012

If you didn’t catch my earlier post, Spike Lee is about to drop a new self-financed movie shot on a Sony F3 Super 35mm Video Camera entitled, Red Hook Summer , which just premiered at Sundance 2012. Never one to shy away from controversy, when asked a question by audience member, Chris Rock, about what he would [...]

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REALITY CHECK: Your Filmmaking Job vs. Your Filmmaking Dreams

Posted by Anthony - January 25, 2012 - Animation, Career Advice DRbreakfast

The Huffington Post is running a new series called The Sundance Diaries where a handful of 2012 Sundance filmmakers are guest-blogging their experiences. I wanted to share one of those posts from Stephen Neary, a young man I first met when he was just in high school and touring my area, The Production Center, at NYU film [...]

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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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BIG UP: Terance Nance’s “An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty” Makes Sundance – New Frontiers

Posted by Anthony - December 1, 2011 - Announcements, Film Festivals Oversimple1

Big up this week to Terance Nance, another former student who once worked with me at the Production Center at NYU.  His genre-bending film, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty was just selected for the out of competition New Frontiers Sundance screenings that are described as consisting of: “work that pushes the boundaries of storytelling and [...]

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"Precious" Smashes the Indie Mold

Posted by Anthony - October 21, 2009 - Uncategorized

Peep the extensive new article on Director Lee Daniels (Monsters Ball) blazing hot and controversial new film, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire which is now being presented by Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry. From all that I’ve read and heard about the project, this is a very different type of film and [...]

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