By Michael Lerman | "Lincoln Blogs" by Michael Lerman June 2, 2008 at 7:53AM
So, after a ridiculous hiatus, I'm going to come back with a bunch of blogs this week. Thanks to anyone who cares enough to keep reading.
First item up: Submit your film to Woodstock! Seriously, we would love to consider your film for our festival. Every year, I meet a ton of talented filmmakers in November and December who say, "Man, I wish I had thought to submit to your festival. I'm hearing such good things from everyone who was there." Don't let that be you. I promise you a fantastic festival-going experience.
To submit, just follow this link. Here are some testimonials:
"I've covered and participated in many festivals, and Woodstock is unique in its combination of cinematic sophistication, user-friendly scale and down-home hospitality. It's arguably the closest thing the East Coast has to the Telluride Film Festival, the ne plus ultra of North American boutique festivals. Both have super-intelligent programming and draw a who-who' of independent filmmaking because of their reputations for collegial conviviality, yet both are small enough to all filmgoers and filmmakers to intermingle free throughout the weekend." Godfrey Cheshire, Moving Midway in The New York Times
"It was the nicest festival experience I had this year. The festival is well programmed and beautifuly run... I look forward to returning in 2008." Ted Sarandos– Chief Content Officer, Netflix Inc.
Second item of business: A lot has happened for our little production company Tiger Industry Films since we last checked in. We've launched our website. Also, our first feature, Big Dreams Little Tokyo, is getting its DVD release this summer, courtesy of Echo Bridge Home Entertainment. Presales being accepted on Amazon now. Pick up your copy and keep an eye out for more festival showings of our second feature Natural Causes this fall.
But, enough of this self-serving blogging. More "journalistic" entries to come soon as I will attempt to defend Yeast, Downloading Nancy and Eric Kohn in the coming days. Also, I'll put together some kind of Cannes report. I promise.
Thanks again for reading.