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How do you tell the story of an icon of the Women’s Movement and powerhouse behind the fight for women’s rights? You assemble a team of talented, creative, and passionate crusaders in their fields to direct, produce, and edit the documentary. You include professionals who bring a depth of experience as well as newer associates who add cutting-edge technical skills — all women, all impassioned by the inspiration of the woman herself, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Starring Taraji P. Henson and Sam Rockwell, The Best of Enemies tells the story of civil rights activist Ann Atwater facing off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration. Writer, Director and Producer Robin Bissell takes us behind the scenes of helming this film from start to finish.
The latest buzz regarding NBA Star and Filmmaker, Amar'e Stoudemire's latest film project, The Village of Peace, tells the story of African Hebrew Israelites who move from Chicago to the Israeli desert. Gaining plenty of support from film festivals worldwide, including the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival and others, the film highlights the incredibly powerful story of African Hebrews, dating back to the Civil Rights Movement.
Kinetic Media believe it’s OK to brag a bit when hard work is recognized, and we agree! (Plus, having an Emmy statue sitting in their office is definitely worth a few bragging rights.) Learn the importance of story telling & making your production company flourish while discovering production trends from experts who know how to get the creative juices running, while snagging an Emmy while they’re at it.
Finding the rights sponsors for your film project is not just about getting funding and support, it’s also about building a functional, trusting relationship with a potential investor. It may not even come in the form of monetary funding – company investments in a project can be through other resources at their disposal, such as products or services. Whatever they offer, getting sponsorship for your project is vital in getting production off the ground. Here are some of the best methods for finding sponsorship for your film project:
Re-creating the past can be challenging for filmmakers, especially when tasked to duplicate the look of a particular time in history for a period movie. Add a tight budget, cramped locations, and underwater photography, and you have the situation James Chressanthis, ASC, faced as cinematographer for the movie The Watsons Go to Birmingham. Based on the novel by Christopher Paul Curtis, the film depicts a fictional family’s 1963 road trip intersecting with an actual terrorist bombing during the civil-rights era. To help with some of the film’s challenging production requirements, Chressanthis used two EOS C300 Digital Cinema cameras and EF-series lenses from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions.
Ok, so lets start off slow so your can (maybe) wrap your mind around just how much time, money, (1.23 billion paid in rights fees alone in the U.S.) equipment, and logistics, go into this awesome spectacle called the 2016 Rio Olympics. But before we can move forward lets go backwards just for a second so one can understand and compare the scope of the production. Lets say you’ve been asked to produce a local college basketball game. Maybe 6 to 8 weeks out. No problem. One or two production trucks, maybe eight or 10 cameras, gfx, transmission, audio, just one venue.
Have you tweeted about a game you watched on television this week or shared a clip of a goal on Facebook? If you haven’t, chances are someone you know has. Across sports broadcast production, we’re seeing social media playing a much more prominent role. Broadcasters are using interactivity to their advantage, getting profound and valuable feedback from their audience and engaging with them to leverage multiscreen interaction.
Adding music to a film can add power and interest to the production. And when the music is an integral part of the story, the power is multiplied. Filmmakers, creative editing company editors and sound engineers need to work together to realize the full advantages of using music in their film.
by Nina StreichA new highlight at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival was the two-day Forum about “Growing Your Festival Brand” moderated by former TFF Executive Director, Nancy Schafer.