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Month: February 2016

Questions with a Local Filmmaker: Brian DeContreras

Born in Greenwich, CT, owner and operator of DeCon Films Brian DeContreras was and raised in Apex, NC where he lives today. The son of a business consultant, Brian was raised on stories of business successes and failures and found himself enamored with the work his father did. He says he always knew he wanted to do something similar when grew up, so it was natural to have found his way into the business side of film by working in commercial projects. Brian brings a wide variety of skills to his productions, writing, producing, directing and editing, but says...

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Local Film Talk: Navigating the Film Festival World

Local Film Talkbrings us more great filmmaking discussion from the 10th Annual Carrboro Film Festival with filmmaker Rob Underhill’s workshop on Navigating the film festival world. See Rob’s full talk from CFF below. MORE ABOUT ROB UNDERHILL Website: Twitter: SUBSCRIBE to the Local Film Talk podcast:...

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Local Film Talk: Margo Jordan

This week’s episode of Local Film Talk features grad student / 3D artist / game developer Margo Jordan discussing mixing 2D and 3D animation, choosing your career path, and designing educational games. Check out the full episode below. MORE ABOUT MARGO JORDAN Vimeo: Tumblr: INTELLIMEDIA website: Check out their game ENGAGE: SUBSCRIBE to the Local Film Talk podcast:...

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How to Find Dedicated Cast & Crew, Even When You Have No Budget

Triangle Film Community member Evan Kidd recently shared an article that he wrote for The Filmmakers Process blog about putting together a reliable crew for no-budget film projects. With Evan’s permission, we’re reprinting the original article here for Triangle Film Community members. Be sure to check out The Filmmakers Process for more great articles about filmmaking and how to make films that you’re proud of. This is a guest post from award-winning filmmaker Evan Kidd, who’s currently crowdfunding the distribution of his first microbudget feature film, Son of Clowns. If you’re interested in learning more, head over to the IndieGoGo...

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