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Oscar Rant!

I remember when the Academy Awards inspired me to become a filmmaker.  Then the Awards inspired me to keep going with the slogan, “why not me?”.  Independent Films started gaining momentum with successes like “Little Miss Sunshine.”  Now I watch the Academy Awards and it inspires me to move out of the country and become […]

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Why Ultra Low Budget Contract?

When I was running the Central Florida Film Festival I came across many feature film entries.  All but a few, made on a shoestring.  Which means the, “I didn’t have money” excuse won’t cut it.  There were quite a few films that if they had used a professional actor/actress rather than Mom and Dad, the […]

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