Amazing interviews to watch! I watched a few of Gary W. Goldstein's ("Pretty Woman producer") videos on youtube and I think they are sooooo good and¬†inspiring. Check a few out - they're in 5-10 minute bites or you can watch the whole interviews strung together I think. He's a lovely guy who speaks the truth (sometimes hard truth) … Continue reading Amazing interviews to watch!


The Art of Low-Budget Sci Fi Filmmaking

This week-end we were invited to a panel on the Art of Making Low Budget Sci-Fi Films at the inaugural Berlin Sci-Fi FilmFest at the wonderful Babylon Cinema in the city that gave birth to "Metropolis". It was great to discuss hard sci-fi versus philosophical sci-fi and what can be achieved on a no-to-low budget. … Continue reading The Art of Low-Budget Sci Fi Filmmaking

To self-distribute or not self-distribute?

In a crowded marketplace self-distribution doesn't have the stigma it used to have (same with regard to self-publishing). Although self-distribution is hard work it can be a smart choice for some films. Here is an excellent article on the subject by Moviemaker magazine which looks closely into the Sundance Institute’s Creative Distribution Initiative.