Showing posts from April, 2014

Fear: An Empty Theater

Your film is splashed on the alter of the theater, yet no one is there to witness the agony and excatasy of your story. It's the worst nightmare, a theater with no audience. Here are some techniques you can inject into your films as developed and executed by Master Filmmaker, Alfred Hitchcock.

Breathtaking Peter Pan Origin Story from Régis Loisel's Graphic Novel

“ Second star to the right  and straight on 'til morning. ” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

USC Not For Spielberg

The first time Steven Spielberg applied to film school, he was rejected. It turns out, he did just fine for himself. So let's take a look at how Spielberg handled his rejection and, ultimately, used it to propel himself to Hollywood success.

Networking Event April 23rd 7PM in Hollywood

The Vine Bar at 33 Taps will be hosting our next LAFS Alumni Association 4th Wednesday mixer. 4.23.14 7p RSVP:

10 Things Every Film Festival Wants Filmmakers to Know

Image from Blue Jasmine - Cate Blanchett 1. Programmers love filmmakers 2. Don’t tell every festival you are waiting to hear from Sundance. 3. There is no conspiracy against you. 4. Festival programming is a balancing act. 5. Don't harass festival programmers. Read more by  LAURIE KIRBY