Archive for April, 2010

NYC May Add Film Permit Fee

Thursday, April 29, 2010 15:26 No Comments

Throughout the history of filming in New York City, there have been no permit fees. This rare and highly-appreciated perk was used to lure new productions to The Big Apple. However, it looks like those days might be over. Due to budget woes, the fee to obtain a permit will now be $300. It’s not [...]

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Film Locations Trade Show Recap

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 10:13 No Comments

Each year, AFCI holds a Locations Trade Show in Santa Monica. Regardless of the production industry’s recent slump, this event beams a ray of light on the future of filmmaking. The 25th annual event brought in just as many exhibitors and visitors as ever before, showcasing hundreds of exciting locations around the world including Kentucky, [...]

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Case Study: Splinterheads

Monday, April 12, 2010 12:46 No Comments

This is the first in a series of case studies I plan to do on creative independent film marketing. One of our esteemed ACEFEST Judges, Brant Sersen, wrote and directed a star-studded film entitled ‘Splinterheads‘ this past year. For their theatrical premiere in New York City, the ‘Splinterheads’ took over Union Square for the entire [...]

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Is 3D the Future of Film?

Friday, April 2, 2010 10:12 7 Comments

Way back when Americans still idealized the future with promises of floating fast cars, robot butlers and conveyor belt trips to the market, they assumed cinema would change with the rest of the world. And it certainly has! Look at James Cameron’s recent award vacuum, ‘Avatar’ or the green screen testament ’300.’ There is no [...]

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