Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Indie Film Media Moguls

The marriage of independent film and technology is in the best hands for these prolific and creative artists of the industry haveutilized social media platforms to mentor and empower independent filmmakingAcademy award winning actor, director and producer Kevin Spacey  (The Life of David Gale,House of Cards) launched Trigger Street Labs to support filmmakers in the development of their work. Academy award winning actor and director (The Butler, Waiting to Exhale) Forrest Whitaker platform is JuntoBox Films were filmmakers compete to be green lit for production.  Director Ava Duvernay (Middle of Nowhere, Scandal) startedher career as a film publicist before winning her Best Director award from Sundance. Her AFFRM short for The African Film Festival Releasing Movement is a media platform for  marketing and distribution of independent film. Academy award  winning  director, actors and producers Ben  Affleck and Matt Damon (Argo, Good Will Hunting) has returned to their indie film roots reviving “Project Green Light” with HBO. The search is on for the next film director to feature on their journey to directing a film.


I had a gift card for a makeup application in my International Emmy's Gala swag bag. So off I went to the Le Parker Méridien Hotel to ...