What’s happening to screenplay writing?

Every now and again I like to pause and reflect on the craft of storytelling in its myriad forms.  For several years now I’ve been scratching my head over the state of screenplays.  I’m primarily referring to big budget pictures but not exclusively.  This is also not to say there haven’t been very good, engaging, … Read more

Genre chasing

As any artist (especially we indie folks) will tell you, marketing is hard.  It takes time, money, effort, a fair amount of patience, and holds no guarantee that a given marketing effort will be successful.  It’s the same problem the big players face.  On a recent episode of one of the regular podcasts I listen … Read more

The end of films?

In a recent interview, two giants of the film making industry, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, predicted that the theater going experience (and movie making in general) will cease to exist in the near future. (Click to read the interview.) Lucas and Spielberg feel that the film industry distribution model is fundamentally changing.  Similar to … Read more