Is Halloween Your Favorite Time of Year? Scary Movies to Inspire Your Filmmaking...
Halloween is our favorite time of year. Has us thinking about some of the classic (and newer) horror films. The consensus is that The Exorcist is the scariest movie of all time. What is the scariest movie to you?
(Quotes from SSNInsider.com - 10 Great Quotes from Horror Directors)
“The safest genre is the horror film. But the most unsafe – the most dangerous – is comedy. Because even if your horror film isn’t very good, you’ll get a few screams and you’re okay. With a comedy, if they don’t laugh, you’re dead.”
“There is no terror in the bang, only the anticipation of it.”
“I also have always liked the monster within idea. I like the zombies being us. Zombies are the blue-collar monsters.”
Actor Bill Oberst Jr. (ABRAHAM LINCOLN VS ZOMBIES) talks about the success of the Facebook App TAKE THIS LOLLIPOP.
An Actor\'s Guide To Making It In Los Angeles - The Complete Film Courage Series with Horror Film Star Bill Oberst, Jr.
Lessons From My Filmmaking Career by Julie Corman - The Complete Film Courage Series
Filmmaker Ti West shares his thoughts about being prolific along with a question he has for you while sitting down with Film Courage\'s Karen Worden outside the LA Talk Radio studio.
Filmmaker Ti West joins us in the Film Courage studio and shares his thoughts on what he dislikes about the horror genre, writing screenplays in 3-5 days, how filmmaking has become a lifestyle and the results of releasing his film The House of the Devil on VOD before it’s theatrical run.
Filmmakers Colin Minihan & Stuart Ortiz aka The Vicious Brothers call into Film Courage to tell us why they hate film school, whether self-distribution was ever an option for their debut feature Grave Encounters, how they got 20 million views to their trailer, their story process from conception to post and why they elected to go with Tribeca Film as their distributor.
Joe Dante talks about his movie \'The Hole\' with FilmCourage at the 3D Film Festival in Hollywood
After a four year battle, My Name is \'A\' by anonymous (Alyssa Portrait of a Teen Killer) is showing in Los Angeles by Director Shane Ryan.
Filmmaker Daniel Stamm (A Necessary Death, The Last Exorcism) tells us why he made a mockumentary about suicide, how limited resources defined the parameters for making A NECESSARY DEATH, and the mob scene that his rough-cut screening provoked in Kosovo.
Filmmaker Daniel Stamm (A Necessary Death, The Last Exorcism) gives us his advice to actors in the auditioning process, tricks that he uses on set with actors to get what he wants, and techniques he uses to get actors to bond with their fellow actors.
Filmmaker Daniel Stamm (A Necessary Death, The Last Exorcism) tells us his story of being a director who did not have a vast knowledge of the horror genre yet was hired to direct The Last Exorcism.
‘How Chris Gore Impacted Our Film Festival Run’ by Daniel Stamm
‘I Didn\'t Want To Self-Distribute A NECESSARY DEATH’
‘Hollywood Is Based On Selling Promises’ by Daniel Stamm
‘Directing Is About Asking The Right Questions’ by Daniel Stamm
‘Surround Yourself By People You Genuinely Adore’ by Daniel Stamm
‘When Your Movie Outrages Its Audience’ by Daniel Stamm
‘Directors Don\'t Have To Have A Vision’ by Daniel Stamm
‘How Long Takes Can Impact An Actor\'s Performance’
‘The Story Behind A NECESSARY DEATH’ by Daniel Stamm
Tony Elwood and Paul Barrett of COLD STORAGE
(This podcast originally aired in September 2009)
Author and Filmmaker Donald F. Glut discusses getting ripped off by distributors, almost being expelled from Film School and making films as a kid.
Director/Co-Producer Jack Perez and writer/producer Ryan Levin of the film SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE discuss the ups and downs of the entertainment industry, attaching John Landis to the film, MEGA SHARK VS. GIANT OCTOPUS, wanting to believe in one\'s creative work, and dealing with spiritual unfulfillment when a project is merely a paycheck. This podcast originally aired in August 2011.
A horror film disguised as a buddy comedy (Fargo meets Dumb and Dumber) - Rob Grant’s @MonAmiMovie
SOMEONE WASHES A BLOODY KNIFE IN MY SINK... by Gregory Blair
HAVING WRAPPED MY DEADLY BABY by Gregory Blair
WHEN THE BUTCHER KNIFE IS SET ASIDE by Gregory Blair
\'Why Screenwriters Hate to Write, and Why They Shouldn’t\' by @EricHavens
\'Filmmakers Entertain Through Structure\' by Fabian Baez
‘My Real Story’ by Rob Grant of @MonAmiMovie and @DesolateMovie
Finnish Horror Short on The Eight Levels of Consciousness by MIRO LAIHO
\'Promoting Your Premiere... Just When You Thought The Work Was Over\' by Jason Baustin
\'Suburban Desolation: Filming a Post-Apocalyptic Thriller in the Abandoned Neighborhoods of Georgia\' by Andrew Robertson
SEX IS FUNNY (UNTIL YOUR DISTRIBUTOR SCREWS YOU) by Travis Legge
More great video interviews on the Film Courage
(Watch the entire video series with Prof. Richard Walter here)
It\'s a great excuse and luxury, having a job and blaming it for your inability to do your own art. When you don\'t have to work, you are left with the horror of facing your own lack of imagination and your own emptiness. A devastating possibility when finally time is your own