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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Pre-production has begun on Breakthrough Weekend

So after spending many months - around 1 year - getting the script ready, my dream & Jungian psychology inspired comic NYC detective film Breakthrough Weekend has entered the pre-production phase.  Getting everything ready to start filming around 10/15.  Go here & "Like" the Fb page for the film, & get regular updates on the project there.
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Jennifer Blakemore - plays a main character in Breakthrough Weekend
Photo Copyright 2012 Sujewa Ekanayake/Wild Diner Films NYC
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Friday, September 07, 2012

A quick review of Rick Schmidt's Tears of Bankers

 
Recently I did some work on promoting and representing a movie - Tears of Bankers, the latest (25th!) by Rick "Feature Filmmaking at Used Card Prices/Extreme DV" Schmidt.  Though I have been a big fan of Rick's writing & film work over the years, and we are working together on some future projects, I think I can still offer a useful reaction to the movie as an audience member.  Here are my thoughts about Tears of Bankers as I watched it at Anthology Film Archives on Tuesday night as a part of the NewFilmmakers series, just as an audience member, with all of my other hats off.

1.  The structure that Rick uses - blending characters addressing the camera directly and telling stories about their lives with the regular action of the movie/the regular unfolding of the plot - is an acquired taste.  Rick does it pretty well, though it is difficult on some segments to see what the relevance of the direct-to-camera story is to the sequence from the movie that immediately follows it - sometimes this created, for me, absurd and funny moments.  Ed Burns also uses direct-to-camera segments by characters and does it well.  Rick's segments are longer and cover aspects that are sometimes removed from the immediate plot in the movie.  Rick's segments are also different than what Woody Allen did when he used a little bit of such scenes in Annie Hall.  Either way, if you are comfortable with that structure, the movie should work very well for you.

2.  The subject matter of the film is very interesting - a person dealing with a mortgage crisis, and might be of interest to many people who are dealing with the same or have dealt with the same over the last few years.

3.  The film was shot well, edited well, with good music, and for the most part the acting was well done/solid - so overall a well made movie.

4.  From what I know a lot of the movie was improvised or was developed without a script.  For a movie made in such a fashion, this one feels like it was well thought out or well written/similar to a scripted movie.  So this improvised indie movie does not fall short as many other improvised indie films, by younger directors, usually do.  Tears holds up well against a scripted movie.

5.  Overall the feeling created by the movie is that of watching a real story, perhaps a documentary.

6.  Looks like the film was color corrected in such a manner as to strip away some of the vibrancy that comes with video.  Perhaps this was done to reflect the mental state of the main character - who is, for much of the story, beaten down by financial worries.

7.  So, overall, for someone who is interested in the subject matter: a person dealing with financial/mortgage trouble, and is comfortable with a unique way of telling the story - a structure that uses long segments where the characters addresses the camera, Tears may be a good movie to watch.  I certainly enjoyed the movie.  In a world where indie films and mainstream films, for the most part, no longer look and feel different from each other, it is interesting to see Rick tell a story his own way.

For more on Tears of Bankers, go here.

- S

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Saturday, August 11, 2012

The Return of Rick Schmidt - An Interview Re: Tears of Bankers Screening on 9/4/12 in NYC


Rick Schmidt, veteran indie filmmaker, director of 25 features, author of "Feature Filmmaking At Used Car Prices", is coming back to NYC after a 12 year absence to show his new movie Tears of Bankers at NewFilmmakers/Anthology Film Archives on 9/4/12.  Here is an interview with Schmidt about indie film, Tears of Bankers, and several related items.  He's got a lot of interesting things to say:
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Sujewa:  Rick, how do you feel about returning to NYC to show your new movie Tears of Bankers?  And when was the last time that you screened a movie in NYC?  Share any interesting information about that event.
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Rick:  Well, for starters it's been...um...since 2000 that I've had a show in NYC –  when IFFM at Angelica showed my collaborative Chetzemoka's Curse (Dogme No. 10) at the market.  And that was one of those irritating experiences where buyers, filmmakers, and fest people duck in and out all through a screening, which is pretty unpleasant.  Even though I got a good plug in Variety it didn't help get the feature placed somewhere that time.   But it's always the same hill to climb.  You've got to worry about the quality of the image, and sound levels, audience showing up. and people liking the movie.   I wrote in my 'Used-Car' filmmaking book how the person I was staying with in a Bowery loft in the mid-1970s had gotten herself repeatedly more drunk as I dropped off prints of my first feature (A Man, a Woman, and a Killer, co-directed with my then roommate Wayne Wang), and reported back the rejections, because she was sure that I wouldn't ever get a NY premiere!  When I informed her about the week run I'd been offered at the Bleecker St. Cinema she was dumbfounded.  So here I am again, against the odds I guess!   I'm excited to go at it again in NY!
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Sujewa:  Tell us a little about your new movie Tears of Bankers?  Why did you pick the theme?
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Rick:  Maybe it picked me.  As a low-income American I fought the good fight of trying to keep a mortgage going, resorting to writing credit card checks to make the monthly nut.  But of course the wall was coming.  I sold our house on the Washington state coast of Port Townsend, in August, 2005, just before the crash.  So not surprising that the theme of foreclosure was still high on my mind.  In TEARS a B&B owner, Barry, is hoping to get a bailout loan from the banks, but has kept his financial meltdown secret from his wife.  I'm almost embarrassed to say that I did the same thing...My wife was shocked when she learned that all my book advances/sales and high-paid filmmaker gigs didn't add up to a secure life that included having a house.  So this TEARS movie is a razor-edged way to relive my own debacle and make some sense of it on an emotional level.  This country's economic structure  isn't designed for people like artists, who earn sporadically.  It wants ALL your energy & time, 40+ hours a week, so you can buy the beehive you inhabit a few hours before going to bed, to repeat the same work the following day.  What can I say?  I always imagine Europe is more artist-friendly, but it's a little late for me and my artist wife to go 'expat!'
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Sujewa:  What was the production process like on ToB?
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Rick:  The best way to answer this is explain that I've been doing improv features for almost 40 years (yeah...I'm old!), beginning with MWK and solving problems in the editing room. (I edited that first feature over a year's period before I could get two scenes to go anywhere, make ANY sense!).  So my process has mutated, from having partial scripts, to adding real-life stories/interests, to collaborating with people off the street for Feature Workshop movies (shooting five days, editing for five, to finish a feature), to finally just trusting that without virtually anything nailed down, a movie will come.   I'm willing to try and let a story bubble up by placing myself at a location.  And I have to trust that actors (non-actors) will show up (out of the blue, often...) and reveal their truths, and that what they say and do will lead to more definite scenes, story lines, even plot points if I just listen closely enough to what I'm shooting.
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TEARS took place in a B&B where I'd been housed by the Rome Intl. Film Festival during a screening of my workshop feature, "Rick's Canoe."  I love old houses and the grace and charm of the Claremont House there stuck with me.  So when Barry Norman approached me to produce a feature, my mind returned to that amazing mansion and in particular, the room I'd inhabited.  For starters, I imagined the owner and his wife living there, on the 2nd floor.  But, of course, when I arrived there was NO actor to play the wife.  All leads had fallen away.  I was literally begging the cast, crew, (anyone) to help us get a wife character, and it was already Day-2 out of a five day shoot!  When the stills photographer, Derek Bell, showed up on the set with friend Brittany Hannah, she immediately got the part (and he became drawn in as an actor as well...).  Of course I should mention she was great in the part and hope all agree.  At any rate, being off-kilter like this is a pretty humbling process. You have to keep a flow of events going, moulding ideas and notions into scenes that then build off themselves.  These delicate threads of logic play out during the day, and tend to surprise anew during the morning shower (at least water helps me!).  In Rome, Derek's brother Allen was friends with several of the town's bankers, so we fortunately had access to them as characters.  I like to say that if I could script their 'banker talk' (like we have in TEARS), and could direct actors to be THAT convincing as bankers, I'd be a multi-millionaire film director with a few houses in Malibu.
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Anyway, the answer to your question, I think, is that I jumped in with no actors (well, Barry Norman...), no story beyond a premise, no script, no dialogue, no plot points, no time (a 5-day shoot for a feature...), no location beyond the Claremont House B&B, no cinematographer or sound man I'd even talked to before arriving (thanks DP Ron McLellen and K.L. Powers!).  If curious, you can see the results at NewFilmmakers in NYC, at the Courthouse theatre, Anthology Film Archive, Sept. 4th at 9:15PM.  I'll be there that evening, to answer any additional questions about this crazy improv process!
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Sujewa:  Are you still a champion for ultra-low budget/used car prices filmmaking?  Is it easier now to make a good independent movie than it was when you first wrote your books?  And how so?
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Rick:  When I was on a filmmaking panel at the Olympia Film Festival in the early 2000s the guy next to me said, "Of course we all want bigger budgets."  When I said, "No, I want to go smaller" he just about called me a liar. I was definitely spinning there in the embarrassment zone for a few seconds before filmmaker Caveh Zahedi came to my rescue, saying 'I agree with Rick."  In any case, I'll say,YES, I'm still a believer in small/tiny budgets if that's all you've got.  Around 2003 I shot a feature with a $130 Ebay Sony TRV-10 camera (w/Sony auxiliary mike on a wire mount) while I was at the Ozark Foothills Film Festival in Arkansas, entitled "The Higden Man" (75 min.) for a total budget of $39 (three 1-hour cassettes, and a silk, $7 muumuu dress I found in a thrift store, which just happened to fit a woman I met fifteen minutes later, who agreed to be one of our actors).  I completed all of the  'principle photography' in just a day and a half (editing took another half-year or so) and it's one of my favorites.  So, is it easier to make a movie now?  It's definitely CHEAPER. but frankly, never easy.  I don't care if you've scripted something into oblivion, or are as impulsive as I am, you always have to pay in the edit room, and ultimately make it work.
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Sujewa:  What are your thoughts on the overall independent filmmaking and distribution landscape at this point?
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Rick:  Regarding DV/internet distribution, I'm beginning to get a very GOOD feeling about it, because of some opportunities that have recently opened up for my work.  While I don't have a crystal ball about this, I'm hoping that a deal I recently signed with New Video for my Sundance flick, "Morgan's Cake," will be productive.  New Video has decided to distribute Sundance films from past Dramatic Competitions of the festival, and my feature filled that bill.  So it should soon be going out on Netflix, Vudu, SundanceNow, Sony X-box, Microsoft – eight venues in all.  Will I earn any $ for myself and my partners/investors/deferred cast/crew?  We'll see.  Obviously my mood has been turned optimistic because of this development.
All I can add is...THE ONLY PROTECTION we artist/filmmakers have is to keep producing our new works and not waste too much time pitching movies/product to the business sector.  They can still reject our movies for their distribution outlets, but nowadays, with
cheap-yet-HD-quality-means-of-production, we can't be stopped from doing our art.
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Thanks Rick!  Good luck in NYC on 9/4!
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- Sujewa
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SEE TEARS OF BANKERS TRAILER HERE
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Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Facebook page for Brooklyn Fantastic is now up

Check it out, "like" it if you feel like it, spread the word.  At long last Brooklyn Fantastic is coming.  The fiction drama-comedy and documentary hybrid feature - 2 stories fiction, 2 stories documentary - has Susan Buice, Amir Motlagh, Reid Gershbein, & Amanda Haynes in lead roles.  The movie is about 4 artists in Brooklyn - attempting to start careers, attempting to settle in Brooklyn, attempting to change & develop careers.  Clips, trailer, etc coming soon.  Film will go out to film festivals this fall.  Should be available for viewing by the general public w/ in the next 3-6 months.















Susan Buice in a scene from Brooklyn Fantastic
Copyright 2009-2012 Sujewa Ekanayake/Wild Diner Films NYC
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Trailer for Morgan's Cake, a film by Rick Schmidt

For more on this & other films by Schmidt, go here.


- S

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Coming soon to this blog - clips from Rick Schmidt's 25 feature films thus far

Some I've seen & enjoyed, the rest I am going to watch soon, all are very interesting, and all done on a low budget.  Will be pulling some clips from each movie & posting them up here & elsewhere on the web in the next few weeks, to let more of the world get a taste for Rick's improvised & well made movies that feature both trained actors & first time actors, with stories that often deal with significant themes - the housing market crash & the credit crunch (Tears of Bankers), love that reaches beyond death (American Orpheus), love & betrayal (Chetzemoka's Curse), dealing with sudden unexpected fortune (The Fifth Wall), late 20th century angst (Blues for the Avatar) - just to name a few examples.  Get ready for some scenes from really good/interesting real indie movies!  If you want to see these movies in full, buy the DVDs at Rick's site.


- S

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Rex Reed's awesome negative review of The Dark Knight Rises

Very enjoyable review.  Looking forward to checking out the movie (even w/ all its flaws, should be a fun, meaningless, bloated summer popcorn action flick/ride - Hollywood excess at its best).  Reed did not like the movie, but I like how he is brave enough to say so in great detail & thus confront the vile behavior (death threats, comment harassment, etc) of deranged action movie fans who cannot tolerate any dissenting or negative opinions.  Rex Reed is Batman.

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Sunday, July 08, 2012

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

On becoming a real estate agent in New York City - Part 1

I am not certain exactly what gave me the idea to pursue a career in real estate in New York City, but there I was a couple of months ago, sitting in a class at a real estate school.  In New York one must take 75 hours of classes in order to practice as a real estate agent (agent is a commonly used term, but, for the record, the official job title is Licensed Real Estate Salesperson).  The 75 hour classes are followed by a class exam, which is followed by a state exam.  I found the class to be very interesting (and dull at times, but overall very interesting) as it was a window into a specialized world, and it demystified certain ideas I had regarding finances and real estate.  I passed the class exam relatively easily.  I also passed the state exam on my first attempt.  I've met more than a couple of agents who bragged about having to take the exam over three times before passing.

To begin my career I passed on a relatively large, mostly Brooklyn based firm that I planned on working at when I was in real estate school for a small firm in Manhattan.  The work - for a showing agent for rental units in Manhattan - mostly consists of placing ads, screening potential clients, and showing apartments for interested clients.  Within the first two weeks I had my first deal - I rented out a 1 bedroom apartment in the Upper West Side.  Within my first month working as a real estate agent I realized that further, in-depth training - regarding advertising, handling customers, managing work loads, getting to know the various neighborhoods in Manhattan, the various legal aspects related to real estate work - would make my work easier and more rewarding.  So I began searching for a company that could offer the training I wanted and would make it easier for me to take my practice to the next level.  After taking a look at the handful of the largest firms in Manhattan, I settled on Bond New York.  Bond is massive - over 500 agents, 5 large offices in Manhattan.  What attracted me to them were the following facts: key figures in the company were accessible - I was able to contact them relatively quickly and get my questions answered quickly, they have a formal training program - Bond University - 6 days, full time, covering - as far as I can tell, many areas that a new agent would need to know in depth in order to do well in Manhattan, and their size & available resources, in my view, probably makes it easier for them to deal with certain landlords & management companies - which makes a big difference to a rental agent when it comes time for closing a deal and getting a client into an apartment of his or her choice.  Another main factor in choosing Bond was their relatively awesome office in Greenwich Village (I'll add some photos soon), surrounded by NYU, & very close to a lovely park, & not too far from where I live/short commute.  The way Bond does business - a consultative apporach (similar to going to an attorney or a doctor) as opposed to a retail approach (going to buy something from a store) - simplifies the apartment hunting process and, in my opinion, makes the work more enjoyable for agents and probably more manageable for clients.  Bond's method appears to be a good mix of high-tech and an older, simpler way of doing business.  I have a busy couple of weeks ahead at Bond, my first full weeks out of Bond U, and so far they seem very promising (judging by what I hear from other recently started agents at Bond and what I've observed at the office).

So far, in NYC real estate, I've met some very interesting & nice clients, a few not so nice clients, a bunch of great co-workers (at both firms I've worked at so far), and have worked on a few deals - and as far as I can tell, for those agents who work hard and develop their skills and are with a supportive, resourceful company, there is quite a bit of money to be made in NYC real estate and the work can be rewarding in other ways - learning more about the city and meeting interesting new people being two of them.  And your legs will get tired - sometimes long blocks in Manhattan.  All in all, becoming an apartment rental agent in Manhattan is recommended - might not be for everyone, but may be the ideal job for motivated people who like new challenges, who like people, and who want to try to make a significant amount of money (after rentals one can go into sales - larger commissions).  This is how things look now, a couple of months in, let's see where we are in another month or two.  Even though independent filmmaking will continue to be my primary focus in life, NYC real estate work appears to be another very good way to spend my time - and it might even make me a better & more productive filmmaker - let's see, more on all of this soon, in Part 2, before this summer is over.  And, of course, if you need help finding a great apartment in NYC or if you have questions about real estate work in NYC, get in touch.

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