Category Archives: Film Theory

How to Become a Director

Someone asked this question a couple of weeks ago at our first TUGG screening and I did a terrible job answering it.  I can blame it on the excitement of the screening (it went extremely well!) or being my own MC for the QnA (always a bad idea), but none of that blame helped me…
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The Note Process

Notes: The easiest thing to give, the hardest thing to take.  I liked it better when I was on the other side of the process.  I'll tell you, finding the problems in a piece of media is much easier than figuring out how to fix them. My experience with the notes process has been a…
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David Cronenberg & LiToM

Last weekend I went to an event called "Behind Closed Doors With David Cronenberg" held by BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts). Basically, it was an interview/Q&A/Career Retrospective.  If you aren't familiar with Cronenberg's work, he's probably most famous for The Fly, The Dead Zone, and more recently History of Violence and Eastern…
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Belonging

NOTE:  If you missed Matt's breakdown of the AFM, you must read it here. I have to say, I thoughoughly enjoyed reading what Matt had to say about the American Film Market.  Even though we were together and reflecting on events as they happened, it was informative to see his experience down in one place.…
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