One of the things I enjoy most when I work with film festivals is sitting on a Jury. I’ve even had the great privilege of putting together juries for several different festivals. A film jury serves two important purposes. Firstly, they take the final decisions of ‘who wins’ at a festival out of the hands...Read More
We are coming up on New Year’s Eve, which for me always means looking back on the creative projects that I’ve accomplished over the course of the year, and planning what I want to do next year. I started new goal last year, I want to try to complete a new short film every year...Read More
George Lucas is the reason that I am writing this blog. I suspect if many of us (especially guys) really traced our love of movies back, it would come from one monumental film that changed the way cinema was perceived in America. STAR WARS did not just dominate the box office in 1977, it dominated...Read More
For many filmmakers, once Thanksgiving hits, their year is over. The festival season has ended until people gear up for Sundance in January and it is virtually impossible to get any shooting done with everyone heading back to whatever non-filmmaking city they escaped from. For many film festivals however, work is just beginning to pick...Read More
This month marks the open of a new year at Greenwich International Film Festival with our Call for Entries going out, submissions opening and the launch of my new semi-regular blog for the Festival. If you are a well-studied filmmaker, you should already know about Greenwich, which debuted last year to enthusiastic audiences and large...Read More
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