Not all films have wide release. There are some truly special, unique treasures found at film festivals that you may never have the chance to see again. You’ve shared the moment with a relatively few number of people in various screening rooms around the world. A shared, temporal experience… and some of those films will […]
Magic Movie Moment: Once Upon A Time… This Morning
The shadow puppet show gives the kids courage to continue their journey. (Once Upon A Time… This Morning, 1995) As festival season is upon us, I’m reminded of films I’ve seen that have left such an impression on me that I wish I could see them again. In this film (from Thailand) the kids are trying […]
5 Tips for Handling Business Cards at an Industry Party
With festival season still upon us, I can’t help but think about all those industry parties and about meeting both old friends and making new contacts… and handling the inevitable business cards that come along. 1. Use Two Pockets – A blazer works well. Keep your cards in one pocket – the “out tray”, and […]
Unique festival opening shots?
As festival season is about to begin, I can’t help but remember back to one of the first times I attended TIFF. I only managed to see nine films that year, but oddly, three of those nine films started with the same opening shot. Yup. Thee completely different films in three different languages and from […]