Lessons I’ve Learned On Set

I’ve been thinking about some small (but very valuable) lessons I’ve learned while working on set. The following list is in no particular order, however, I will say that the very first item of business in any shoot should be deciding where the camera goes. After that decision has been made, everything else falls into […]

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 […]

Upcoming Event: DCS Indie Film Finance & Distribution Panel with the Digital Cinema Society

Join the Digital Cinema Society , Adorama Pro & ARC Rentals on Wednesday, August 6th for a discussion on Indie Film Finance and Distribution. Doors open at 6:30pm, Presentation from 7-9pm.  Refreshments will be served. Space is limited, please RSVP. The business of Show Biz is often a mystery to the Indie Filmmaker.  We aim […]

ARC Picks of the Week – 11/4

Portrait Photography:  How to Photograph Strangers: The 100 Strangers Project – Matt John Robinson explains how to “interact with 100 human beings I would otherwise never interact with…AND take their photograph.” Infographic:  Indie Film History in Infographic Form – by Fandor via IndieWire  Just in case you were wondering how we got to where we are […]

ARCommunity #FF: Keith Johnson, Writer/Director/Producer of “Fixation”

Keith Johnson is a junior Television-Radio major and the recipient of the Park Scholarship, a full scholarship that covers more than my total cost of attendance to Ithaca College. This summer he shot, Fixation, a short film written, directed and produced by Keith. In his short years he’s produced many different projects, from award-winning PSAs to […]