ARCommunity: The Artist Named, Gildo

Born and raised in Astoria, Queens, the artist named Gildo has recently taken his photography full circle when he decided to embark on a new project, re-taking images he took in the ’70s in locations all over the world and comparing the “then” with the “now”. Not surprisingly, his photographs not only evoke feelings of […]

ARCommunity: Director of Photography, Jon Kline & 551project

As part of our “Get Featured” series with our ARCommunity we spoke with director of photography, Jon Kline, who was executive DP as well as director of photography for a portion of the 551 project. With the help of Flipeleven, 5 bands came together to make 5 music videos in just one weekend. “Everything was donated” […]

The Current and Very Messy State of Digital Publishing

The current state of digital publishing looks like an Italian opera or a Mexican telenovela where everybody simultaneously loves and hates one other. While we know there’s almost always a happy ending, we can’t exactly figure out what the outcome will be. Let’s start with the term multimedia. I have always found this term confusing […]

ARCommunity #FF: Harry Martin, Underwater Fashion Photographer

In April of 2013 Harry Martin, a two-time Emmy award winning TV journalist, began an underwater fashion photography project where he photographs fully dressed models, shoes and all… underwater. I was able to speak to him about his amazing project in the following interview.   ARC: Why Underwater Photography? Harry Martin: I’ve always been interested in […]

ARCommunity #FF: Nancy Musinguzi, Hip-Hop & Documentary Photographer

Nancy M. Musinguzi is a documentary photographer who “seeks truth in trauma, memory, and transformative moments of time to gauge the history of silent people.” She is inspired by the “timetable of a human life” and “unique and powerful stories” to create works such as her series, “A Nomadic Summer” Los Angeles CA, “Disposible Memories: Organic Perspectives on Film” NYC/NJ, and “Million Hoodie March for Trayvon […]

ARCommunity #FF: Future Filmmakers at the All American High School Film Festival

If you missed this year’s All American High School Film Festival you, like me, missed something special. These young filmmakers are truly inspiring. At their age I had a hard time choosing what I wanted for lunch each day let alone have the discipline and know-how to complete a short film. I’m sure you’ll agree […]

Geena Davis’ Two Easy Steps to Make Hollywood Less Sexist

We recently ran a blog series centered around the gender equality PSA, Little Leading Ladies, which encourages young girls to take on leadership roles within, as well as, outside the film industry. But what about on-screen? Oscar winner, Geena Davis, has advocated for gender equality in the film industry through her Institute on Gender in […]

ARCoverage: Digital Cinema Society Talks Indie Film Financing and Distribution

On August 6th we had the pleasure of hosting a Digital Cinema Society panel on the subject of Indie Film Financing and Distribution with speakers such as: Alex Daly who’s company, Vann Alexandra, has successfully fundraised for 14 projects. Roderic David, CEO of Thunder Studios in California as well as a new initiative called Thunder […]

ARCommunity: The Quad Cinema – SOLD!?

“DON’T PANIC!” says Paula Bernstein of Indiewire, “The Quad isn’t going away.” “It turns out that Charles S. Cohen, in addition to being the president and chief executive of Cohen Bros. Realty Corp., is also a major supporter of great film, both as a distributor and as a historian.” (Phew!) “The torch has been passed so that the Quad […]

ARCommunity #FF with Featured Photographer, Ted Nghiem

This week’s Featured Photographer is Ted Nghiem, a food and travel photographer and blogger residing in Philadelphia who is working on a photo project he hopes to turn into a book. Ted uses his trusty Canon 5D Mark III to capture the food and culture of Vietnam here in the US. I met with him in […]