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This year’s edition of the star-studded Tribeca Film Festival was filled with tons of great films, storytelling events and immersive technologies. Founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, the Tribeca Film Festival was introduced as a way to inspire and lift New Yorkers right after the tragic events of September 11th, 2001.
It was a great turnout last night at the Florida Film Festival annual Kickoff party. Not only was the Enzian Theater's Eden Bar packed with new drinks and appetizers, but great locals from the industry too! Whether film enthusiasts, filmmakers or press, all were welcomed with open arms. Special shout-out to Deeb Studios who showed off their new promo for FFF ‘13.
The Tribeca Film Festival lit up the NYC skyline with a dazzling array of films and projects ranging from full-length features to documentaries and shorts. Then to just to add to the mix, there were unique and original works in the VR and immersive space.
As film production professionals, we have long hours. We have incessant shoots, meetings, screenings, etc. We have exhausting days and never-ending nights. Staying in tune with our industry is key. Beyond that, striving to improve our craft is a constant journey. How can we stay up-to-date on the happenings in our industry while combating the restraints of time? Podcasts.
Filmmaker & US Navy Veteran, Johann Balbuena is Changing the Narrative on What it Means to be Black in the Cannabis Industry
Johann Balbuena is a bi-lingual, LGBT Dominican filmmaker. Her new film, Dancing With The Devil, is centered around the manic depressive protagonist Lily, who recently got control of her mental health, when she finds herself dabbling with the ghost of her pre-recovery identity upon meeting Will, a US Navy Veteran. Johann is a Cannavist, Navy Veteran, Executive Producer, and Cannabis Licensing Consultant powerhouse living in San Diego. She talked to ProductionHUB about her break into the film industry and how she's changing the narrative on what it means to be Black and successful in both the film and cannabis industry.
Staying updated in this industry is key to a successful career and can significantly elevate your networking ability.
The truth is that the film awards season never truly ends. Once the culmination of every award season (the Oscars) passes, the preparation for the next one begins. The true awards season, however, begins in September with various film festivals and ends with the Academy Awards. The Oscars are usually held in late February or early March. If there was ever a time in your life when you devoured the red carpet glam and spent your night and day sitting in front of the TV waiting for your favorite celeb to appear, then there are probably many things you always wanted to know about film awards season.
Over the years, I have had the pleasure of meeting with and speaking to incredibly talented independent filmmakers in various stages of their filmmaking careers. Some of whom are innately new media savvy and they understand the value that publicity brings. In addition to having an entertaining or powerful story to tell, they understand that marketing and publicity are essential to premiering at a film festival, finding distribution, and selling tickets as well as to building a long-term film career. The most astute filmmakers are those that budget for and hire a publicity team. Others want to take on publicity themselves. If you’re going to DIY your film’s publicity, keep these things in mind:
A remake of the 1973 film of the same name, Papillon tells the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker who, after wrongly convicted of murder, must escape the infamous French prison colony of Devil’s Island. The film tells a thrilling, brutal story of survival as the characters fight both the elements and the encroaching effects of isolation-induced insanity. Cinematographer Hagen Bogdanski shares his process in shooting the film, and how he dealt with the elements to find the emotional human core at the center of the story.
Our first internal piece was a live town hall on March 20th. It included the hospital president and other leadership discussing COVID-19 policies, workplace changes, future plans, and answering employee questions from the chat. We then continued for five more weeks to hold these meetings, most of which averaged 800 live viewers, with even more watching it on-demand later.