Guest blogger and producer Andrew D Corkin is used to traveling the globe to promote his projects, inspiring him to create films which “reconnect the audience with the places they know or desire to visit.” Good Will Hunting was able to do just that for Andrew, reacquainting him with a place he already called home.
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Married filmmakers marcmeyers and Jody Girgenti discuss their favorite Miramax movies like There Will Be Blood, the importance of VOD for indie films, and upcoming projects - How He Fell in Love and My Friend Dahmer.
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Don’t forget to check out their latest release, Harvest, available on iTunes now.
For those lucky enough to attend Comic-Con in San Diego on Sunday, July 27th, you’re in for a treat. Quentin Tarantino will bless the convention with his presence at the Dynamite Panel to talk Django Meets Zorro.
Find out what else the director is up to, including a possible production date for his new film THE HATEFUL EIGHT here.
As we celebrate America’s birthday this 4th of July, we honor our favorite American film directors including Kevin Smith, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, the Coen brothers and Paul Thomas Anderson.
Enjoy some clips from their amazing films here: http://bit.ly/Happy_4th
Image Cred: Thomas Anderson & Smith - AP; Scorsese - Evan Agostini/AP; Coens - Julian Parker/Getty Images; Tarantino - Amanda Edwards/WireImage
“While watching ‘The Aviator' again, I saw not a period biographical drama but something independent of genre and perhaps even irrelevant to historical facts…”
Guest blogger and filmmaker Umar Riaz learned that sometimes it takes a second viewing to fully grasp “what it’s REALLY about.” Read more here
Seven months ago, filmmaker Craig Johnson blogged for Miramax before his film The Skeleton Twins premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Now, his feature is being distributed by Roadside Attractions and they’ve just released a fantastic trailer. The film stars Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader and is set to hit theaters on Sept. 19th. Watch it here
Image Cred: NBC, Roadside Attractions
“Project Greenlight was ahead of its time. Now that technology has caught up to the concept, we thought it was a perfect time to bring it back.” – Ben Affleck
In honor of Project Greenlight’s return, today’s Summer Movie Staff Picks are two of the first films produced from the original series, The Battle of Shaker Heights and Stolen Summer.
Read more and find out how to submit your short film here!