Film Festivals – Who Needs Them?

English: sundance

Sundance Fim Festival

Now that your film is finished the next step is to submit it to film festivals, Sundance in particular, and wait for the distribution offers to come pouring in. Right? WRONG!

First of all, “getting into Sundance” is not a distribution strategy. Lot’s of great films don’t get accepted to the Sundance Film Festival so your odds of getting in are slim at best. Of the films that do make it into any major film festival only a very small number of them get a distribution deal. [Read more…]

Make The Worst Movie Ever

Worst Movie

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Seems I’m always seeing someone’s opinion of the best movie ever filmed but what about the worst movie?

Many people will tell you that Troll 2 from 1989 is their choice as the worst movie ever made. Why should you care?

Well it turns out you can do quite well by making a terrible movie. Troll 2 combined some of the worst acting and filmmaking technique ever seen with incomprehensible storytelling. When it was first released it quickly disappeared from theaters and reviewers mentions and everyone involved seem determined to forget it like you might want to forget having passed gas in a crowded room.

Then something strange happened. [Read more…]