Introduction I have been a part of Meagan Adele Lopez’ project “Through the Eyes of Others” nearly since the beginning. The name of the film used to be “A Baltimore Dream” and I wrote about a fundraiser for it here. As with the rest of the world, COVID-19 delayed progress on the film. In April … More Support Our #creatives® is On Set of “Through the Eyes of Others,” #written and #directed by Meagan Adele Lopez
Introduction I originally interviewed filmmaker Andrée M. Harris in February 2021. Something was in the works but could not be revealed at the time of the interview. But now is the time! It’s a Wrap Studio, in Bel Air, MD, had its grand opening celebration on March 13, 2021. Its location will allow creatives in … More Support Our #creatives® Celebrates the Grand Opening of #filmmaker Andrée M. Harris’ It’s a Wrap Studio
I have often remarked that positive things started happening to me, in the context of the entertainment industry, when I started using social media extensively in 2009. I connected with and became great friends with Okema T. Moore within a few months. She has quite a story to tell. Read on … 1.Please introduce yourself … More Support Our #creatives Meets the Multi-Talented Okema T. Moore (Updated)
Mary Pickford (photo from article; photo source: Kate Gabrielle, CC BY 4.0, via Flickr) The linked-to article in this post originally appeared in When Women Inspire, Film History: How Mary Pickford Helped Create United Artists, by Christy Birmingham . It has often been said that if you want full control over a project, make your … More Film History: How Mary Pickford Helped Create United Artists | When Women Inspire
The linked-to article in my post originally appeared in the Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls website, Women Film and TV Writers Changing the World with Their Words, by Danielle Sepulveres. I am a supporter of diversity in the arts. Women actors, directors, and writers in film and television turn out excellent content each year. They deserve to … More Women Film and TV Writers Changing the World with Their Words | Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls
Introduction I have wondered exactly what constitutes an independent (indie) film, and how to know that a film is an indie. Hard to tell just by watching a film. At the start we may see on screen the familiar theme of a well-known studio, such as Universal. Following that are shown one or more other companies. … More “La La Land” is an Indie! What IS an Independent film?
This post originally appeared in No Film School website, 4 Key Elements to Writing a Strong Film Treatment & Why it Matters, by Patrick Biesemans Filmmakers and writers for the screen, the “treatment” is very important. In the lifecycle of a film, a “treatment” is a document that precedes the actual screenplay. In this post, … More 4 Key Elements to Writing a Strong Film Treatment & Why it Matters | No Film School
Today’s post is a throwback – to the 1970s. I have always been fascinated by the entertainment industry. In the mid-1970s, I took my vacation in Los Angeles multiple times, my opportunity to see productions being made. My primary goal was to be in the audience of comedy shows (as in “… filmed before a … More Throwback to the 1970s – In the Audience of Comedy TV Shows