Film Festival Advice From a Filmmaker’s Perspective

In the years that we've participated in film festivals, we've watched as many events have come and gone by the wayside. It's exciting to see new festivals pop up, but I worry that they won't be able to sustain themselves over the long haul. So it was exciting when Mark Den Blyker, director of Hollywood Divine…

Filmmakers: Engage Your Composers

by Jurgen Beck Being a composer this may come across as self-serving, but believe me when I tell you that filmmakers should not overlook the importance of a composer, which they often do, knowingly or unknowingly.   All too often I read in filmmaking forum posts about all kinds of crew members required or at…