Sunday, October 17, 2021

Ohio Filmmaker Taps Into SHAWSHANK Prison Location

When Gary Jones moved back to Ohio from Los Angeles in 2005, he returned to his native Crestline, a few miles from the Ohio State Reformatory, a location famously used for The Shawshank Redemption as well as other movies such as Air Force One and Tango & Cash.

Sunday, October 3, 2021

A Superhero Loses His Powers

This is when you know the premise of your short film has strong potential.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Union Grip Survives Harrowing DEXTER Detour

In the middle of working as a grip in Massachusetts on Dexter: New Blood, Justin Sulham was involved in a nasty multi-vehicle car accident on the I-95 freeway in Attleboro. He's lucky to be alive.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

High School Mass Shooting Drama Wraps in Wisconsin

As first-time filmmaker Calvin Zimmerman explains in his Director's Statement, the idea for Wild Life sparked many years ago, during his senior year at Oconomowoc High School.

Saturday, June 5, 2021

The Hong Kong Elvis Impersonator Known as 'Melvis'

Kwok Lam-sang died of kidney failure December 29th, 2020 at age 68. He left behind a documentary in progress, The Heartbreaker: The Story of Melvis, which filmmakers Jonathan Duncan and Richie Fowler are now working to complete.