Make Your Movie: The Duplass Brothers Tips on Filmmaking

Above: Mark and Jay Duplass. Photo by Daniel Bergeron The Duplass brothers, Mark and Jay, have had a hell of a year already. They just signed a four-movie deal with Netflix and their show, “Togetherness”, on HBO will see another season. Not to mention they completely rocked at Sundance, screening three films and a TV pilot. […]

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 […]

2014 Emmy Wrap Up

As always, excitement surrounding this year’s Emmy Awards was exuberant both online and off. There were very deserving wins as well as a few surprising disappointments. You can see the full list of winners HERE. Among them a few of the winners were: for OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES Breaking Bad • AMC for OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES Modern […]

ARCommunity #FF: Laura Hudock, Director of Photography

This week’s Featured Filmmaker #FF is Laura Hudock whom I had the great pleasure of meeting a couple weeks back. ARC:  You rented from us recently. Laura Hudock:   Yes. The equipment rental was for a feature documentary called Jamaica Man.  It’s about an 80 year old eccentric Englishman named Nigel who has lived down […]

Collaboration: What It Takes To Make Movie Magic

Any successful indie filmmaker can tell you, with the utmost conviction, that you can’t make it in this industry completely on your own. It just doesn’t work that way. You need the support and collaboration of your peers to make a film, a TV/web series or play. It’s a group effort. The director, writer, producer, cast, crew, everyone working together is what makes the magic happen on screen or stage.