This is the program of 19th Annual Slamdance Film Festival.
This is is the official page for the feature and shorts: http://slamdance.com/SLAMDANCE-FILM-FESTIVAL-ANNOUNCES-2013-GLOBAL-SHORTS-NEW-BEYOND
NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION PROGRAM
The Narrative Competition is comprised of American and International productions. All 12 films are feature directorial debuts with budgets of less than $1 million, and were programmed entirely from blind submissions.
Best Friends Forever
Director: Brea Grant, Screenwriters: Brea Grant, Vera Miao
(USA) World Premiere
Harriet and Reba hit the road in this darkly comedic apocalypse tale that explores the boundaries of friendship, the danger of hipsters, and nuclear fallout.
Cast: Brea Grant, Vera Miao, Sean Maher, Glen Powell, Kit Williamson, Alex Berg, Alex Fernie, Stacey Storey
Director and screenwriter: Neil Drumming
(USA) World Premiere
A lively drama that captures members of a once-promising hip-hop group, now in their late 30′s, as they struggle with regret, disappointment, and change on Election Night 2008.
Cast: Darien Sills-Evans, Dorian Missick, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Yaya Alafia, Zachary Booth, Amir Arison, Jean Grae
The Court of Shards
Director and screenwriter: Jan Eilhardt
(Germany) World Premiere
In this experimental narrative, two disabled women fight in their own way to maintain their independent loves and lives against an overpoweringly caring family.
Cast: Caroline Fricke, Silvia Giehle, Natalia Bondar, Frank Hoffmann, Doris Egbring-Kahn
Beautiful photography. Stunning images. Cinematography by the masters of visual. Kar-Wai Wong and Christopher Doyle.
In the first half of the nest year, 2013, we will have new DSLR camera: The Canon EOS 7D Mark II.If you are looking good camera for nature and sports, this will be good choice. The 10fps feature is a big deal.
- 24.2mp APS-C sensor
- 10.2 fps
- Dual DIGIC V
- Dual card slot (no mention of card types)
- New ergonomic design
- New battery
Very important and interesting way to earning for independent filmmakers. This is similar like YouTube policies. But there are many negative expressions among indie filmmakers about this feature. We will see in the future, what this will be bring. To activate this, you must be a Vimeo Plus or Vimeo Pro member.
Pay to view on Vimeo:
Great info about this feature: http://nofilmschool.com/2012/09/sell-videos-on-vimeo-tip-jar
One interesting online film festival that combines social media like facebook and google+. This is happen in three days, between November 30, 2012 – December 2, 2012. Less then 40 films, between 15 seconds and 25 minutes, in categories of documentary, narrative, animation, experimental, and music videos, will compete for the best one. There are very good prices. Zacuto is also one name in the game.
Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/events/c3e426r5u1pv0knk8vhge1gj9ok
Production Website: https://blindlylefilms.com/films/unofficial-google-film-festival-2012
Festival Website: http://www.ugpff.com
Facebook Event: http://www.facebook.com/events/234557653333985
Kogonada make some excellent videos. He want to show us different perspectives of most influences directors of all time. Kubrick, Tarantino, Anderson and Aronofsky.
Kubrick – symmetry and one-point perspective.
Tarantino – He use very often shots from below.
Wes Anderson – Shooting with camera, from above
Aronofrsky – Master of sounds
This is the new beginning (website deign) of Owlcrew Production.