GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – SILENT DISCO NIGHT (QUIETLY) ROCKS CANNES!

With my embarrassingly true history of loving 1970’s Disco aside, Silent Disco Night circa 2014 was an unquestionably hip moment in time during the Cannes Film Festival.



Posted on May 24, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – CANNES SPECIAL REPORT – THE AMERICAN PAVILION AT CANNES!

Today I’m going to give you a peek inside of The American Pavilion and tell you why you, “Mr. or Ms. Indie Filmmaker,” should be aware of what The American Pavilion has to offer…



Posted on May 24, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: ONE GOT FAT

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 ape for bicycle safety…



Posted on May 23, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 204: EAST BEATS WEST

This week, we have a look at the newest “Godzilla” flick. Without giving anything away, it’s worth seeing. Certainly better than the last American attempt at the franchise…



Posted on May 21, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – LOOKING INTO THE LENS OF CANNES 2014!

The 2014 edition of the Cannes Film Festival and Cannes Film Market have been the most robust I’ve experienced since 2007.



Posted on May 20, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – GOING BIONIC TURNS 4!

Welcome to the Going Bionic 4th Birthday Party. May 18th marks our 1,460th day of “going bionic,” and with any luck, I’ll be bringing you many more!



Posted on May 18, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: MATCH GAME

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 gets ready to match the stars…



Posted on May 16, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 203: THE LOST EPIC CONCEPT

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’re on the high seas…



Posted on May 14, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – THE CANNES 2014 KICK-OFF!

Bonjour filmmakers! Welcome to Going Bionic, #211. The Cannes Film Festival and Cannes Film Market kick-off tomorrow, so today I’m taking care of a few last-minute preparations before I embark upon my favorite cinematic event of the year…



Posted on May 13, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 154: “LLYN FOULKES ONE MAN BAND” DOCUMENTARY WITH TAMAR HALPERN

We discuss the manic talent and volatile creativity that caused Foulkes to abandon his success as a visual artist, end a marriage, and go on a continuing creative bender for decades in this uncensored BYOD interview that highlights the film and the mystery that is Llyn Foulkes…



Posted on May 12, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 153: “MALA MALA” – PUERTO RICO TRANS AND DRAG DOCUMENTARY ROUNDTABLE

Featuring the artists who make up the focus of the film, as well as stories of their experience as cross-dressing and transgendered artists in Puerto Rico, we look at the film and trailer in this interview direct from the Tribeca Film Festival premiere on BYOD…



Posted on May 12, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 152: “FARMLAND,” “INHERITANCE,” “THE LAST DAYS” AND MORE WITH DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR JAMES MOLL

Documentaries “Farmland,” “The Last Days,” “Inheritance,” “Running the Sahara,” and more are discussed with James Moll, who shares clips, trailers and explanation about his engaging and moving films…



Posted on May 9, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: THE ISLE OF PINGO PONGO

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 digs up some old-school racism…



Posted on May 9, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 151: “BEYOND THE BRICK” – LEGO DOCUMENTARY WITH FILMMAKERS

Filmmakers Daniel Junge and Kief Davidson join BYOD direct from the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of the film and present their homage to LEGO with the film footage and plenty of insightful conversation on their movie that builds where the blocks leave off…



Posted on May 7, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 150: “AMANDA FUCKING PALMER ON THE ROCKS” DOCUMENTARY WITH AMANDA PALMER AND ONDI TIMONER

Shared by Amanda Palmer herself and director Ondi Timoner, the episode examines Kickstarter, crowd-funding, punk-cabaret, and the notion of “Do-Shit-Ism”…



Posted on May 7, 2014 by

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