Several successful sci-fi authors share with io9 some of their biggest setbacks and how they were able to overcome them. This is a very good read with some great advice for any kind of writer, or artist for that matter. Click the picture for the article.
Filmmaking Tips by Film School Rejects - A Weekly Column Offering Valuable Information from the Industry's Top Filmmakers
Film School Rejects' column Filmmaking Tips is probably one of our favorite features on any site. Every week, they list six pieces of advice from some of the industry's top filmmakers. As of right now, they've profiled 21 filmmakers resulting in volumes of valuable information for fellow artists. We hope these articles continue for a long time. Click the picture for the feature.
Film Courage offers ten pieces of advice about working with actors. We've been fortunate enough to have only worked with talented and professional people on all of projects so far. Hopefully this won't change. Click the picture for the article.
Our short film Scare was lucky enough to grab 1st place at the 2nd annual Never Sets Film Festival. Big thanks to everyone who setup, attended, and submitted to the festival. We can't wait to see what's next for Alaska filmmaking.
Our short film Scare will be screening at the 2nd annual Never Sets Film Festival in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau. This ambitious festival is all about featuring local Alaskan filmmaking talent, so come check it out! Visit the Events page for all the details.
Here's a great article by Film.com detailing how much Kickstarter has affected the independent film industry. Some friends of ours who successfully funded their short film Pretty Little Victim were interviewed for the article and had some interesting things to say about the fundraising process. We haven't had the chance to use it ourselves; we like to take a Louis C.K.-like approach in that we want our audiences to feel like our work just "magically" comes from us, but we won't rule it out in case we do anything major in the future. Click the photo above for the article.