Sundance Institute Selects 2020 Native Filmmakers Lab Fellows

  Five Indigenous filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the 2020 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab, reimagined and expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab. The Lab is at the core of the Institute’s commitment to supporting Indigenous storytellers since its founding. At the Native Filmmakers Lab (June 29–July 10), Fellows will workshop scripts…

Happy Forth Of July

Happy Fourth of July   From all of us at The Art Of Monteque, we want to wish you and yours a very  safe and happy Fourth of July full of wonder, peace, and unity. Sincerely The Art Of Monteque Team        

Sundance Institute Selects 2020 Art of Editing Fellows

8 filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the Sundance Institute’s inaugural Art of Editing Lab and Fellowship. This is a new Lab developed after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab. The Fellowship evolved out of the Documentary Film Program’s standing commitment to supporting new voices in nonfiction…

Rachel Mason Reopens a World of Memories and Family Dynamics in her Netflix Hit ‘Circus of Books’

By Mike Szymanski When I first met Rachel Mason, I was unprepared for the wave of personal emotions, memories and love that would overcome me after first being touched by this talented performance-artist-turned-filmmaker. Her touching family story is told in “Circus of Books” which thankfully has eclipsed “Tiger King” as Netflix’s go-to odd documentary. It’s…

Library Book Irrelevance

By Stephan Pisko There are library books’ within this time and environment culture that have absolutely no relevance to anything meaningful (or) useful they don’t really support anything intellectually worth while. So what are these books doing on library shelves? Who picks these pathetic prize? It seems to me that nobody clearly perceives “exactly as…

The Producer’s Legal Guide to Covid-19: A Virtual Legal Clinic on Your Rights & Obligations During the Pandemic

Entertainment attorney David Albert Pierce is back to provide more answers to pressing questions on what you legally can and should do to protect yourself, your production, your for-profit or non-profit company, or your employees in light of these unprecedented circumstances.   Please tune in for Slamdance’s 2nd Livestream Legal Clinic with David Albert Pierce of…

International Film and Marketing Executives Ali M. Aksu and Aya Kikimova Launch Next Generation Content Production Platform FilmCapital (filmcapital.io)

filmcapital.io’s First Project is Feature COVID-2021, co-produced with BC Entertainment Group, by Director Bob Cook, and Starring Robert Carradine (Lizzie McGuire, Revenge of the Nerds), Diane Delano, Barry Godin, Darby Hilton, Rudy Ramos (Yellowstone, Resurrection Blvd.) and Felissa Rose Created to address a pressing need within the independent film finance space, the co-production platform FilmCapital (filmcapital.io) has officially…

Little Richard- Musical Architect And Race Gay Liberator

By Stephan Pisko Little Richard’s singing was born out of a “segregational suffering” keeping positively upbeat through the “magic of music” sacrificing. His soul giving his all equipped with a dynamic unique personality and charismatic character broke the mold as Richard grow old. During Little Richard’s planetary time if you weren’t “smiling and singing” you…