DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 226: RAGGEDY ANNABELLE

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, why? Why didn’t they use the original source material for this spin off horror flick? Would’ve done just fine. See you in your nightmares…



Posted on October 22, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – CHINA HELPS “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY” ORBIT THE TOP OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE

As for our topic this week, we’re going to discuss how China helped “Guardians of the Galaxy” become the biggest film on the planet outside of North America…



Posted on October 21, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: JASPER GOES HUNTING

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil tracks down a very rare Bugs Bunny appearance…



Posted on October 17, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 225: CALLING ALL…

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, Review Cultist’s obsession continues with a new slendervlog…



Posted on October 15, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC – DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY : THE YOUNGER, HIPPER DRAMA GENRE!

Today we’re discussing how the formula to make a successful drama has shifted from needing established stars with healthy budgets, to showcasing rising stars with anemic budgets…



Posted on October 14, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: THE GREAT CARROT-TRAIN ROBBERY

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil hangs with some other Warner Bros. rabbits…



Posted on October 10, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 224: A TRANSFORMATION…

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, giant space robots weren’t only thing transforming in that fourth film…



Posted on October 8, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – THE $50,000 QUESTION!

Today I’m doing something a little different; I’m answering one question through five different segments. So, without further ado, here is the question of the day…



Posted on October 7, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: SOMETHING A LITTLE LESS SERIOUS

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil goes on the hunt for a Big W…



Posted on October 3, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 223: MONSTER OF A WEEK

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, we look at the big monster flick of the year, and ponder how the main human characters could have survived it so well…



Posted on October 1, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SUBMITTING TO SUNDANCE

Sundance had 12,218 total submissions in 2014, but only accepted 187 films. That’s an overall acceptance rate of 1.5%. In order to put such a number in perspective, consider that Harvard University’s acceptance rate in 2014 was 5.9%…



Posted on September 30, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: LOUISIANA JOURNEY

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil reheats a New Orleans fiasco…



Posted on September 26, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 222: WALK OR RUN

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, the race to the top is on…



Posted on September 24, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – THE WINDS OF CHANGE ARE AT IT AGAIN….

Today we’re highlighting two key “climate changes” that affect every filmmaker, big or small…



Posted on September 23, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: THE MAGIC OF DAVID COPPERFIELD

phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil pulls an old TV special out of his hat…



Posted on September 19, 2014 by

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