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On Lynn Shelton, end of early 2000s type indie film world, end of Hollywood as main filmed entertainment provider, & the current amazing web video age – Indie Film + Other Art + Positivity Vlog ep #2

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* On Lynn Shelton, end of early 2000s type indie film world, end of Hollywood as main filmed entertainment provider, & the current amazing web video age – Indie Film + Other Art + Positivity Vlog ep #2  See all vlog episodes on this page -  https://www.sujewa.com/vlog-posts.html More info on Lynn Shelton here -  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynn_Shelton   Copyright 2020 Sujewa Ekanayake/NYC Fantastic blog

The Amazing Sony HXR-MC88 camcorder unboxing, cinematic look test footage

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Great camcorder - highly recommended.  Not 4K - but the camcorder has a 1" sensor, is HD, and can create an excellent image that can then be made to look cinematic in post.  See videos below.

The Super Talented Bryan Edward Hill! – On writing Zone 414 (new Guy Pearce movie), Titans TV show, comic books, indie days in NYC, and diversity in Hollywood – great convo!

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I had a long and informative discussion with screenwriter and comic book writer Bryan Edward Hill about his exciting career. Bryan comes from a NYC indie film background – after film school in NYU – and he has found success in Hollywood. Bryan is the screenwriter of the upcoming Guy Pearce movie Zone 414. He also writes for the TV show Titans. And he has written comic books for Marvel and DC. In addition to filmed content talk we discussed his experience with diversity in Hollywood. Plus we talked about Bryan’s new indie filmmaking ambitions and plans. This is a great episode about filmmaking, building a career in entertainment, and keeping yourself going in a difficult world. See more interviews from the film world at NYC Fantastic blog -  http://nycfantastic.com/blog/ .

Interviews with 3 film directors - Amir Motlagh, Dan Mirvish, Brandon David Wilson

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The Prolific & Creative Amir Motlagh! – A Discussion About His 20+ Films & Videos, Music - & more!

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We had a low key, chill, but illuminating discussion with filmmaker, actor, musician Amir Motlagh on Sunday 5/10/20. Many topics were discussed - including living in the Covid19 era, layers being removed from society, his 20 films, and music work. For all things Amir Motlagh visit his website - https://www.amirmotlagh.com/ . From his website - "Amir Motlagh has written and directed 20 titles (+ -), including the feature films THREE WORLDS, MAN, WHALE & RAINBOW SEASON (also a full length LP). He is the recipient of multiple awards (art is not about competition) and is a cross-media artist who makes music under the moniker, Mirs as singer, songwriter and record producer. He frequently collaborates with other artists. He is the founder of ANIMALS. Partial List of Festival Screenings & Awards include - deadCenter Film Festival, San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival, 24fps International Sho

10 Conversations About Film - Dan Mervish, Memento, Werewolf Ninja Philosopher, MAN, Mystery Train, Uncle Boonmee, Anatolia - and more!

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The Amazing Dan Mirvish! - Making indie movies, from Hollywood - an inspiring discussion

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* A discussion with indie filmmaker Dan Mirvish - about life during Covid-19 days, and the making and distribution of his movies. Dan has directed 18 1/2, Bernard and Huey, Between Us, Omaha (the movie), Open House and other projects - more here - https://www.danmirvish.com/   From his website - "Dan Mirvish is a director, screenwriter, producer and author. He's just finished the award-winning, critically-acclaimed feature Bernard and Huey, scripted by Oscar/Pulitzer-winner Jules Feiffer, and starring Oscar-winner Jim Rash and David Koechner which screened in over 30 film festivals on 5 continents and had a 20-city theatrical release by Freestyle Releasing/Entertainment Studios in the US, and has sold to over 49 countries." Read more here - https://www.danmirvish.com/   And check out Dan's excellent book The Cheerful Subversive's Guide to Independent Filmmaking - https://www.danmirvish.com/Buy-the-Book   For all things Dan Mirvish, visit his website

Filmmaker Brandon David Wilson interview

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* Filmmaker Brandon David Wilson interview – On Covid19, Sepulveda movie, the future, growing up in LA On 5/2/20 the guest on Sujewa’s Single Take, No Edits Interview Show! for NYC Fantastic blog was Brandon David Wilson – LA based filmmaker and film teacher. Check out Brandon’s excellent second feature Sepulveda here – https://vimeo.com/280865483 More here - http://nycfantastic.com/brandon-david-wilson-interview/

Interview with the stars of The Secret Society For SLOW ROMANCE - 9.7.20

Filmmaker Brandon David Wilson interview - On Covid19, Sepulveda movie, the future, growing up in LA

The Amazing Dan Mirvish! - Making indie movies, from Hollywood - an inspiring discussion