• The Art of Casting: Why You Don't Need a Famous Actor in Your Film

    9 monthes ago - By No Film School

    “A beautiful cast launches careers.”
    If you think having a name actor will make financing and distributing your film a sure thing, you could be dead wrong. In the film world, you'll hear that getting a famous cast is what you need not only to get money from financiers and to get your film into a film festival, but a SXSW panel of casting experts says that doesn't have to be case. Monika Mikkelsen , Matthew Lessall , Danielle Aufiero and Amber Horn suggested that not only do you not need a famous actor, but getting one could be the wrong choice for your film. “You don't need names in your...
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  • ‘Ready Player One' Tickets Available Now, and Check Out The Film's Best Poster Yet

    ‘Ready Player One' Tickets Available Now, and Check Out The Film's Best Poster Yet

    9 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    Ready Player One is a big deal because it marks director Steven Spielberg ‘s return to big budget science fiction, a genre he hasn't genuinely dabbled in since 2005's War of the Worlds. And after the movie's mostly positive reception after its debut at this year's South By Southwest film festival, fans are more excited than ever. Now you can turn that excitement into action: Ready Player One tickets are on sale right now, and if you order through Fandango, you can get a free poster that's better than any of the other posters the film has received thus far.
    Ready Player One tickets are...
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  • Why Darren Aronofsky Decided To Make Mother!

    Why Darren Aronofsky Decided To Make Mother!

    9 monthes ago - By Cinéma Blend

    Everyone involved in mother! seems to stand by the film, and now the director/writer has opened up about why he created the project in the first place.
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  • Financiers at SXSW 2018: Don't Make Big-Budget Indie Films & Other Film Financing Tips

    Financiers at SXSW 2018: Don't Make Big-Budget Indie Films & Other Film Financing Tips

    9 monthes ago - By No Film School

    But what do financiers consider too big of a budget for an indie film? And how do you find financing for your film in the first place?
    You can't use monopoly money to pay for a crew, cast, locations, and more that may be needed to pull of your dream film! According to finance experts on a SXSW panel titled Bitch Better Have My Money: Financing Indie Films, their recent experiences suggest that films over $15 million are risky propositions because they haven't been seeing those films do as well. "We're seeing that under $10 million or under $5 million has potential for success because of...
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