Miscellaneous Archive

Helen Hunt Is in the Driver’s Seat: On ‘Ride,’ Sexism, and Ageist Hollywood

The Oscar-winning actress and Mad About You star dishes on her sophomore directorial effort,

Woody Allen gets morbid at Cannes: ‘We live in a random universe and you’re living a meaningless life’

Cannes — It isn’t every filmmaker who gets asked to explain why life is

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ and the Rise of Hollywood’s Casual Racism

There’s a lot to like about Pitch Perfect 2. So why does it muddy

Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Heckled at Cannes: “You Will Destroy the Film Ecosystem in Europe”

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandoscame under fire from European film protectionists during his

To Swipe or Not to Swipe: What Tinder Can Teach Us About Acting

Robert Duvall says acting is simply “talking and listening.” If that’s true, then connection

Why Orson Welles Matters More Today Than Ever

What is there to say about Orson Welles that hasn’t been regurgitated a thousand

Should We Really Fear Movie Sequels?

There’s a new Pitch Perfect movie coming out next week. I knew that they were

The 13 Most Ignorant Quotes From That Awful Deadline Article

Last night, Deadline’s TV editor Nellie Andreeva trolled hard with an articlequestioning whether or

Barriers to Entry aka “So you wanna work in the film business?” PART II

A WMM Original Article Written by Valentina Vee SCREENWRITERS $1-$200,000 – education. Some people

Barriers to Entry aka “So you wanna work in the film business?” PART I

A WMM Original Article Written by Valentina Vee On March 14th, 2014 at YouTube

Legendary Producer Marin Karmitz on Great Directors, Producing, and Why Money is Never the Real Problem

Combining taste, business savvy, and enduring idealism for the role cinema can play within

Here’s Why Female-Driven Films Are Important Right Now

Korycinski, an award-winning filmmaker, is currently in pre-production on “The Haircut,” a short film

Watch: Wim Wenders’ ‘Room 666,’ Featuring Spielberg, Godard, Fassbinder, Herzog, Antonioni & More

Thirty-one years ago today, Rainer Werner Fassbinder died from a cocaine-induced heart attack in his Munich apartment, leaving behind a


Many words come to mind when describing the films of Alejandro Jodorowsky. Everything from “surreal”

Godard Excuses Himself from Cannes with “Letter in Motion” to Gilles Jacob and Thierry Fremaux

More than half a century since Breathless, Godard still enjoys his fair share of devotees despite a descent

10 Unconventional Steps to Get Your Indie Film Out in the World

Where do you go after winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes for your first

Atom Egoyan’s Golden Rules

The Egypt-born, Canada-bred Egoyan has written, directed, produced and edited more than 25 films

Did You Know David Lynch Had a Cartoon Show? He Did, & You Can Watch it Here

David Lynch, despite the reputation he earned with films like Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, lush tone poems


This saying, “Love what you do” is so overly said that it is easy

Are You a Filmmaker Who Wants to Change the World? Here’s How to Win $10K and a Screening at Sundance 2015

The Internet is coming together to help aspiring filmmakers around the world — particularly

5 Things That Tell Me You’re Not A Professional

In today’s post I’m going to do something a little different by just having

The Impact Roundtable: Moviemakers On Social Action Films that Matter

Many of the subjects featured in the discussion were members of the online documentarian

5 Earth Day Films That Will Change How You Treat Our Planet

In an era of incessant dispute concerning the Earth’s environment, one thing remains indisputable

10 Female Movie Directors Who Pioneered the Way for Women in Directing

Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win an Academy Award as Best Director

11 Keys to Filming in a Small Town

It’s often said that creating a boot-strapped, no-budget independent film is a lot like

Storytelling in an ‘A.D.D. Culture’: How to Capture Your Audience’s Divided Attention

What is at the core of filmmaking? It’s the same thing that made us