Tag Archives: digital filmmakers

  • YouTube channels head to Europe -

        Last year Google’s YouTube reportedly shelled out more than $100 million in advances to producers in the U.S. for the creation of original, online-native content. This year, YouTube has turned to European producers as well, with plans to move on to Brazil, India, Japan and dozens of others sometime very soon.

  • iPhone Film Festival Winners -

    With numerous film festivals held each year in cities large and small around the world, there are festivals out there for all sizes and shapes of films, filmmakers and their film loving fans. Among the latest are the mobile phone film festivals.

  • INDIE GAME: THE MOVIE – 3-pronged digital release -

    INDIE GAME: THE MOVIE premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival where it won the award for best editing in the World Documentary Competition. It’s the story of four struggling independent game designers, Phil Fish, Edmund McMillen, Tommy Refenes, and Johnathan Blow, and the three games, Fez, Super Meat Boy, and Braid, they fought tooth and nail […]

  • OLIVE – Feature Film Shot on Smartphone Gets Theatrical Release -

      The most amazing thing about OLIVE, a feature-length film by Director Hooman Khalili, is not that it had a limited theatrical release in southern California in December 2011. Or that the cast includes two-time Oscar nominee, Gena Rowlands, and Randi Zuckerberg, the sister of the founder of Facebook. Or that Khalili, and Co-Director, Pat […]

  • Social Networks as the Ultimate PR -

    Social networks as the ultimate PR — they could make critics and other “gatekeepers” obsolete. Which of course scares the hell out of the gatekeepers. If 356 million people (that’s 5% of the human race) can watch a YouTube video called “Charlie Bit My Thumb!” then it’s possible to find ways to market your work. […]

  • Fast, Cheap Movie Thoughts -

                   Earlier this year the co-founders of The Rikaroo Film Collective were interviewed by author John Gaspard for his blog, Fast, Cheap Movie Thoughts. Here’s an excerpt from the interview …