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A new study from UCLA finds that despite the huge success of diverse Hollywood projects, studios still release films with predominantly white casts.
And meet Muslim writer and filmmaker, Parvez Sharma, whose films "A Jihad for Love" and "A Sinner in Mecca" have given voice
What is your film about? By creating a situation that will raise a question or manifest a problem in the character's lives
An eclectic selection of the best new shorts along with rare and underseen gems that reflect the trans experience through
As the Republican and Democratic conventions took over our TV screens this summer, the discomfort I felt in my gut grew unbearable. So much is at stake in any presidential election, but this year is different.
Don't be afraid to switch things up. After you've written your kick ass, flawlessly executed screenplay, gathered great talent
By the end of the interview session, I felt like I had learned a lot. The filmmakers' words all left me with a positive feeling and inspiration, and I'm rooting for all of them to find some success in mid-April.
Briana Robinson and Kevin Shackelford didn't exactly know at first. As they loaded Shackelford's video equipment into a car they borrowed from one of Briana's friends, they didn't know that what they would film that bright summer day would turn out the way it did.
Cinema is no doubt an elitist form of art -- and then you get this black woman, daughter of a housemaid, saying she wants to become a director. It was definitely difficult.
Can a film change the world? If we believe in the power of one, that ability each human being carries around to make the environment around them better by simply adjusting their behavior, then films have the potential to change the world.
On February 22nd, HBO will air Becoming Mike Nichols, a conversation between actor/director/producer Mike Nichols and his friend and colleague Jack O' Brien, which was Recorded only four months before Nichols' death in 2014.
Homeland Is Not a Series is a quick, interesting, quirky and insightful look at what has come to be known as "The Homeland Incident," showing now on Field of Vision.
Faith, trust and the courage to live as the person you know yourself to be all come into play in Karolina Bielawska's moving, award-winning documentary Call Me Marianna. The film has been turning heads at film festivals around the world.
For the closing night, there will be a screening of the incredible conservation film Medicine Of The Wolf. Showing at 7 p.m
Development and acquisition talk can be another language to some. Below we will cover some of the most common terms that screenwriters may come across.
The Liberia Film Institute's latest class of filmmakers recently completed a series of short documentaries and dramas dealing with their country's unprecedented Ebola outbreak. Here's a look at some of the student filmmakers behind the project.
Most of the time they are pantomiming, which means that not a vocal word is coming from their mouth at all, rather, they are simply mouthing words while matching them with physical movement. And nine times out of ten, it's gibberish, random, and unplanned.
It was time for me to speak more directly than I could with paintings -- to speak with living people -- in particular, those for whom creativity is a strong impulse that is sometimes problematic.
I don't look at other pictures about a subject. If I want to do a movie about a thief, I don't watch a film about a thief, I meet and hang out with thieves. The same goes for researching investigative journalists in a film like Insider.
Imagine this scenario: You recently got divorced, are now a single mother, your father has passed away and you are running a startup. You have exactly six weeks of funding left when your business partner has a heart to heart conversation where he politely bows out of the business.