Posts Tagged ‘advice’

Aronofsky’s 10 Rules

And More:

Subjective Filmmaking

Bunch of Directors

Posted: June 26, 2016 in -
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And a bunch of actors…



24 Pieces of Filmmaking & Life Advice
2. There is nothing wrong with spending a night in jail if it means getting the shot you need.



Everyone’s full of it.
Slow day.

Let me add one. If you’re dumb, don’t write screenplays.*

* That also applies if you’re stupid, lazy, illiterate, or just some flavor of douchebag.

No Budget Film Tips

Posted: March 23, 2015 in -
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SXSW: How to Make Something From Nothing, the No-Budget Way


Wim Wenders’ 50 Golden Rules of Moviemaking


B 2141


Assorted stuff from the bowels of WordPress.  My only comment on this business and the icky money stuff: don’t be a whore.  Even the lowest rungs are filled with whores, mostly of the intellectual variety, but also literally.

That’s why I’m starting with Jim Jarmusch, and some of the greatest advice yet.

“People who finance films, distribute films, promote films and exhibit films are not filmmakers. They are not interested in letting filmmakers define and dictate the way they do their business, so filmmakers should have no interest in allowing them to dictate the way a film is made. Carry a gun if necessary.”


American Megastar

Posted: June 1, 2013 in Joe Giambrone
Thought of the Day:


You too can be a superstar.  The key to your success lies in one rule, and one rule only:

You can never, ever talk about anything important, ever.

As the late comedian Bill Hicks explained: “Suck Satan’s cock!”  Using Hicks’ tried and true formula for success, you too can rise to the heights of glory in our great system of media manipulation and distraction.  Good luck.


Snoop v. Flu Shots

Posted: May 28, 2013 in -
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I’ve got a recurring theme here today…