I'm too distracted to write a proper post this week, so instead I invite you to watch this horribly depressing video (from The New Yorker) on the bleak future of Art House Cinema.
We live in an age when the technology exists to easily show a movie on a big screen. However, it’s not that easy, because you usually have to license a film from a distribution company in order to book it at your theater. Booking films can be tricky . . . Here's a basic breakdown of how to book a film.
When I was in film school at FAMU in Prague, I took a class called “Script Analysis.” As someone who loves movies and wants to make them, it was the most useful class I've ever taken . . .
1) Status Quo: We see the protagonist in their normal environment. This sequence ends with a “catalytic event,” which disturbs the status quo.
As an aspiring filmmaker, I’m well versed in the problems that face independent filmmakers. Some friends and I have thought up solutions.