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Women-Centric Films Out-Gross Male-Centric Films on Average: Twist!

Hollywood: dumb or venal? I once thought the latter, but now I’m not so

PROFILED: Douglas Knox

 WMMer Douglas Knox has ridden the roller coaster that is Hollywood and experienced  the kind of

Cumulative Advantage and Women Playwrights

At The Summit, a public conversation with prominent DC theatres’ artistic directors convened by Washington

Indie-Friendly Direct Distribution Platform VHX Now Open to Everyone

VHX has a pretty simple mission: to allow users the ability to sell their

DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL’S “GRAND” PER SCREEN AVERAGE!

Welcome to Going Bionic #202. Today we’re discussing Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, because it just

I’M TIRED OF EXPLAINING DISCRIMINATION

I really don’t like having to explain discrimination to people. I don’t like having

DCC042 – We Make Movies (feat. Sam Mestman)

Have you ever tried to get your movie made? You aren’t alone. Sam Mestman

Will ‘Veronica Mars’ VOD Release Kickstart New Trend in Hollywood?

The major studios may have shuttered their independent film banners, but studio digital divisions

Academy’s 2014 Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting Competition Now Underway

The 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition is now underway.  In November, as

Tribeca Film Festival Announces “Innovation Week”

e Tribeca Film Festival has made significant strides to transform their trend-buoyed cachet into

Think Crowdfunding Is Just About the Money? Now It Can Be Your Ticket to Distribution

If you’re thinking about making your next film, you might be toying with the

HBO Launches HBOAccess to Seek Diverse Emerging Filmmakers (Apply Now)

HBOAccess, a new four-week program created by HBO to provide project development, master classes and mentoring

TNT & TBS Partner with The Black List to Tap Talented Writers

TNT and TBS are partnering with The Black List on an initiative to promote

Will 2014 Be the Year That Smartphone Filmmaking Goes Mainstream?

Over the last century, each generation of technology revolutionized filmmaking. But with the smartphone

Nobody Knows Anything #1: Marketing and the Collective Unconscious

In Adventures in the Screentrade, William Goldman famously opined that “nobody knows anything” in Hollywood,

Why Didn’t Shane Carruth Change the Distribution Paradigm for this Year’s Sundance Filmmakers?

ile many Sundance filmmakers last year this time were nervously awaiting distribution deals, one

The Women of Sundance 2014

Women, this is our year.  I don’t say this because I’ve got numbers to

Fox Waves Bye-Bye to Pilot Season

It’s the end of pilot world as we know it, says Fox exec Kevin Reilly.

Telling the Truth Without Paying For It

Adapting a true story for film can be tricky. On the one hand, reality

If You’re Making Films with Still Images, Here Are a Few Things to Consider

Famed director David Lean once said that one should be able to cut any frame out of

RESOLUTIONS FOR FILMMAKERS: A COLLECTION by WMM

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM WMM! One thing we do here on our site is

The Art of (Women and) Film Editing with Dede Allen and Thelma Schoonmaker

As David Lean said, “The editor is the final author of the film.” These

Producer Adi Shankar’s 13 Rules For Breaking Into Hollywood

Adi Shankar is the producer of several films, including The Grey, Broken City, and

15 Predictions On The Future Of Indie Film

I have written about the good things in indie film. I have done it quite

7 Tips for Crowdfunding Your Event from The Atlanta Film Festival

Chris Holland worked in the film industry for more than a decade. In the

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – WINTER CLEANING!

Welcome to Going Bionic #189. There’s exactly three weeks left in 2013, which means now