Jeremie Battaglia Is A Filmmaker With A Vision

    By William Engel Jeremie Battaglia’s aim is to shine the spotlight of the “everyday heroes” of the world, or the people who accomplish incredible feats that go unrecognized by the public. One of his most recent films, “Perfect”, is a documentary about one of the most unappreciated and underrated sports in the world…

Director George Russell Has Been Making Waves In The World Of Film With His Short, But Striking New Documentary, “Troll Inc.”

  By William Engel  “Troll Inc.” gives us an inside look at one of the most notorious and reviled subcultures in America today – the internet trolling community. Particular focus is given to Andrew “Weav” Auernheimer, one of the most notorious and dangerous trolls in the history of the internet. I recently sat down with…

Art Idea: Actually Currency ?

By: Stephan Pisko Artists’ present their artistic ideas’ within the ‘concept of currency’ suggesting that the ‘art idea’ is actually money ? Around the perimeter of the ‘concept of currency’ to smash the core art-idea into particles producing an accelerated bang ultimately re-creating the ‘art idea’ fusing with the ‘concept of currency’ then blending the…

2018 Sundance Film Festival Announces New Programming, Award, Graphics

New for 2018: Standalone Episodic Section, ‘The New Climate’ Returns, Feature Film Award   With exactly six months until Day One of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, Sundance Institute today detailed a standalone Episodic section, the return of ‘The New Climate’ strand of environmental work and a new award. Feature film, short film, episodic and…

THE AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE’S 50 YEARS OF IMPACT

AFI Conservatory Commencement Launches a Three-Year Anniversary Celebration Aimed at Educating Today’s Audiences and Tomorrow’s Artists It was 50 years ago that the American Film Institute began its mission — to preserve the heritage of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. Established by…