Star Date - 7.31.2013
It's the midweek hump and you're almost to Friday. Even though it's early I'm pretty sure you're having a better day than English writer Daniel Defoe did today in 1703 when he was placed in a pillory for seditious libel after publishing a pamphlet politically satirising the High Church Tories. And unlike back in 1703, you have access to information and knowledge at the click of a link. The 21st century, ya gotta love it.
- On Monday, we saw Spike Lee's essential film list. So, what was Stanley Kubrick's list of films?
- What about those film festivals that aren't scams but are kinda sucky?
- What is the language of cinema and what makes it so powerful and special?
- What are some tips to choreographing and shooting a fight scene?
- Can you really write your script committing 10 minutes a day? There's only one way to find out.
- Why do so many first-time directors fail to launch a career or even make a good second film?
- Is Sherlock Holmes headed to the public domain?
- What are 12 steps to shoot and release a feature for festival, online and DVD distribution?