Corrado Vanelli’s Brand of TwistFantasyVisuals Dazzles Viewers’Eyes
It appears digital art programs like Corel Painter and Photoshop are attracting all great modern contemporary artists, as individuals like Corrado Vanelli can’t help but use such software to churn out these wonderful pieces of fantasy art. I can’t complain; I’m actually very grateful for these twisted yet beautiful illustrations of women, which are quickly becoming some of my favorite art finds of the month… <read full story and see all the pics here> @ <http://www.trendhunter.com/>
In 2003 AMC aired, as part of a series of docs about movie production, an hourlong episode entitled “Malkovich’s Mail.” Screenwriters all across the country were submitting unsolicited material to Mr. Mudd, a production company John Malkovich was associated with, and the doc is a look behind the curtain at what happens to the vast majority of these submissions… <read the full post and see the other 4 parts here> @ <http://nofilmschool.com/>
Everyone has ideas, everyone has stories and everyone has dreams… Now that’s “Vision of the People”!
Many times when independent filmmakers send a request for help to me, they attach a link to their film trailer. This is the video they have on Youtube and on their website as a representation of their film, a reason to see it or buy it. Often, they are terrible. They are too long, they are too slow, there is no sense of what the film is about or why I would want to see it. A trailer should not be… <read the full post here> @ <http://www.shericandler.com/>
There’s a lot of great info in here… particularly the parts that get into making the trailer as a calling card for the project before financing. That’s a big part of what we believe. For spectacle films today it’s not just about selling a script, you need to show the world. A great way to do that is with a trailer, or some sort of visual representative piece (along with what ever eye candy demonstrates the world and the tone of the project). The problem becomes like anything else in development. How can we pay for it…? That’s where we have to get creative, and ultimately what will separate VisPop as we get films greenlit.
Should mention here that Sheri Candler’s blog is a great resource for film marketing and publicity!
(don’t miss the link to part 2 of this post in the upper right corner of the post)