GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – DISCOVERING THE 2014 MARCHE DU FILM!

The Festival de Cannes (Cannes Film Festival) is about celebrating great films, while the Marche du Film (Cannes Film Market) is about celebrating great film sales…



Posted on May 6, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: THE AVENGERS LAURENT-PERRIER COMMERCIAL

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 drunk on vintage spy-fi…



Posted on May 2, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 149: “GARNET’S GOLD” DOCUMENTARY FROM 2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

A near-death experience, quest for gold, and the evolution of a very unique documentary are all discussed with BYOD direct from the film’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival…



Posted on May 1, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 148: “VIRUNGA” DOCUMENTARY ON CONGO AND NATIONAL PARK

This week’s BYOD looks at “Virunga,” the documentary on Congo’s UNESCO world heritage national park that is under threat from oil companies…



Posted on April 30, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 147: “THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO” – DOCUMENTARY FROM 2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

“The Search for General Tso,” the documentary that explores the mystery behind the ubiquitous Chinese food menu item, is shared direct from the Tribeca Film Fest with director Ian Cheney…



Posted on April 30, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 201: WINTER OVER

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 snow is in decline, the next movie season has begun…



Posted on April 30, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – LOOKING AHEAD TO THE 67TH ANNUAL CANNES FILM FESTIVAL!

Today we’re taking a peek ahead at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival; the world’s most culturally and economically significant film festival.



Posted on April 29, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: A WORLD’S FAIR DIARY

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 revisits an old future…



Posted on April 25, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 146: “POINT AND SHOOT” – MATTHEW VANDYKE IN LIBYAN REVOLUTION DOCUMENTARY

“Point and Shoot,” the documentary that looks at Matthew VanDyke and his participation in the Libyan revolution, is featured on BYOD…



Posted on April 24, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 145: “SILENCED” – WHISTLEBLOWER DOCUMENTARY WITH THOMAS ANDREW DRAKE, JESSELYN RADDACK AND JAMES SPIONE

Whistleblower documentary “Silenced” sheds light on government secrets and the legal war being waged to protect them…



Posted on April 23, 2014 by

BYOD: BRING YOUR OWN DOC – EPISODE 144: “1971″ – FBI BREAK-IN DOCUMENTARY WITH JOHANNA HAMILTON AND BETTY MEDSGER

In 1971 the FBI offices at Media, Pennsylvania were broken into and secrets such as COINTELPRO, government spying, and assassination came to public light. The activists who executed the break-in have revealed themselves after over 40 years, and they are discussed with “1971″ documentary director Johanna Hamilton and film subject, Betty Medsger. Wikileaks, Edward Snowden, Anonymous, and the rest of the current wave of whistleblowers, the importance of Media, Pennsylvania, and costs of exposing the government’s dark arts are shared with the movie trailer, for BYOD from the 2014 Tribeca Film Fest…



Posted on April 23, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 200: WELCOME TO SLENDERLAND

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, you’re not in Kansas anymore…



Posted on April 23, 2014 by

BILL ZEBUB: CONTROVERSY, HOT WOMEN, AND WASTELAND WALKOUTS

Love him or hate him, understand him or revile him, you still need to know about Zebub’s filmography…



Posted on April 22, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – READER Q&A ON MARKETING YOUR FILM!

So, if people already hate your title, and if distributors aren’t scooping up your film like homemade ice cream on a sweltering summer day, then maybe you should alter the name of your film…



Posted on April 22, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: CUCUMBER CASTLE

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 plays the wrong Game of Thrones…



Posted on April 18, 2014 by

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