The film The Shape of Water (2017) is the realization of a fairy tale idea filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has been imagining since he was a young boy. Christopher Schiller shares his insights.
Something interesting has been happening in recent years: feature films aren't the only type of independently produced content to find success. Episodic content has had just as much success finding its way to mainstream distribution.
Years ago, the only way you could get a film made was to spend near-obscene amounts of money. Marty Lang discusses the new revolution of smartphone filmmaking.
Before you whip out your smartphone camera, learn from Asmara Bhattacharya, a tired festival screener, what mistakes to avoid for film festival success.
Cheryl Laughlin interviews director Leah Warshawksi of the documentary film 'Big Sonia' – on women in films, finding the truest version of your story, and the #SmallMattersBig push for an Academy Award nomination.
Marty Lang shares screenwriting contests run by local and state governments. If your script meets their guidelines, you might qualify for resources to make your film!
Nashville Film Festival, plus Southern food and phrases, top Cheryl Laughlin's list of Top 5 Reasons to Travel Nonstop to Nashville and promise to jumpstart your travels.
First-time documentary director David Garrett Byars at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival discusses his journey making his riveting film No Man’s Land.
In the last of Rona Edwards' four-part film festival series, the big day has arrived. You are showcasing your work and exposing it in front of a festival audience.
You’ve been accepted into a film festival. Panic ensues. The sweat on your brow tells you that you still have work to do in order to really take advantage of the promotion a festival has to offer. You’ve set your goals; you’ve targeted the festivals. But now what?