UPDATE: Today is Friday, June 12, 2020 and California and the County of Los Angeles have opened up cinema/TV production in "Hollywood." The "Reopening Protocol for Music, Television and Film Production: Appendix J" is now published.
My Bumpy Road through “Hollywood” — THE BLENDED SCREENS: WHY SHORT FILMS?
Above the common question “How long is a short film?*” should be the more significant question, “Why a short film?” Good short films are enjoyable and moving, with stories that can have an impact as strong as good feature-length films or powerful TV series. You can laugh, cry, and be inspired watching a good short … Continue reading My Bumpy Road through “Hollywood” — THE BLENDED SCREENS: WHY SHORT FILMS?
KICKSTARTER steps up for corporate responsibility, becomes new Benefit Corporation
If you follow business issues, particularly corporate entity structure and how the existing incorporation laws require companies to ignore the common good in favor of shareholder profits, then you may have applauded the recent creation of a new corporate entity form: the Benefit Corporation (also referred to as a "B-Corporation"). The popular current corporate structure … Continue reading KICKSTARTER steps up for corporate responsibility, becomes new Benefit Corporation
My Bumpy Road Through “Hollywood” — Is the INDIE FILM BIZ dead or not?
Did the Pythons have the indie film biz in mind when creating their masterpiece, Monty Python and the Holy Grail? Aside from the buffoonery of this so-called business, what else could have inspired the great scene, "I’m not dead"? It says a great deal about the flux of the indie film biz that yesterday, on … Continue reading My Bumpy Road Through “Hollywood” — Is the INDIE FILM BIZ dead or not?