Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

'The Couple' Movie Kickstarter Followup Success Diary (And Tips)

  • By Numa Perrier
  • |
  • October 11, 2012 10:15 AM
  • |
  • 1 Comment

Africa At The Oscars: Best Foreign Language Film Submissions From The Continent - Algeria

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 10, 2012 7:00 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
As was announced earlier this week by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, a record-setting 71 different countries submitted films for consideration to be nominees for next year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.

Notes From A Film Festival Programmer: You STILL Have No Facebook Page Or Website????

  • By Charles Judson
  • |
  • October 10, 2012 2:04 PM
  • |
  • 10 Comments
I can’t believe I have to write this one AGAIN, but I–and others–will keep pushing this rock up the hill…

Filmmakers: Is A Theatrical Release Still Essential, Or Will VOD/Digital Distribution Suffice?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 9, 2012 2:19 PM
  • |
  • 10 Comments
That's the dream for most filmmakers isn't it? Your film on the proverbial big screen, in front of hundreds, thousands, millions of anxious eyeballs, looking forward to whatever it is you have in store for them.

From The Front-lines - Best Practices When Emailing Us About Your Projects: Part 1

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 9, 2012 9:56 AM
  • |
  • 6 Comments
As these come to me, I'll post "Best Practices" entries for filmmakers primarily, who contact us with information about their projects, especially those who are doing so for the first time - a daily occurence, and sometimes en masse.

'Middle Of Nowhere' Opens This Weekend; How Will It Do? Guess Its Total Box Office, Win A Prize

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 8, 2012 3:07 PM
  • |
  • 37 Comments
I can say with certainty that I don't know anyone personally, who hasn't heard of Ava DuVernay's upcoming new drama Middle Of Nowhere, which opens in limited release this Friday, en route to a gradual nationwide expansion after its premiere weekend.

5 Netflix Streaming Discoveries This Week For You To Watch This Weekend (10/5/12)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 5, 2012 5:56 PM
  • |
  • 6 Comments
A feature I started 3 weeks ago... recapping... Netflix now has about twice as many streaming subscribers than DVD subscribers, according to a company financial statement during the first half of this year, it means more of you continue to sign up for Netflix streaming accounts, specifically.

TIFF 2012 Film Roundup/Recap - A Look At Feature Doc 'Venus And Serena'

  • By Lisa Harewood
  • |
  • October 2, 2012 5:12 PM
  • |
  • 5 Comments
I’m a huge fan of tennis and a huge fan of the Williams sisters. So when I discovered that TIFF had programmed a feature length documentary about them in the 2012 line-up I was eager to see it.  

On Issa Rae's Recent Success And Why You Should Be Inspired...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 2, 2012 11:48 AM
  • |
  • 25 Comments
Yesterday's news that Issa Rae (the Awkward Black Girl herself) had paired up with Shonda Rhimes and sold I Hate L.A. Dudes to ABC, is exactly the kind of news I've been wanting to read, and always love to read!

Seth MacFarlane Is 2013 Oscar Host. A History On Black Hosts + Blacks Who Could've Hosted

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
  • |
  • October 1, 2012 2:39 PM
  • |
  • 11 Comments
Earlier today, it was announced that Seth MacFarlane will host the 85th Academy Awards. This will be MacFarlane’s first appearance on Oscar’s stage.