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

Considering the Power of Myth

I recently watched (thanks to Netflix streaming- but this is also available in local libraries, can be ordered from various online sources, and is posted on Youtube) a documentary film called Mythic Journeys. In a time when media and sometimes society as a whole seems to be awash in “much ado about nothing” it offered … Read more