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Best website + e-commerce + email campaigns solution for filmmakers and other artists for 2021 is Squarespace

Having compared several of the available, easy to use website building and e-mail marketing programs (Squarespace, Weebly, Wix, WordPress, Shopify, Mailchimp) that a filmmaker may need in 2021 - Squarespace is the winner. Other platforms require you to combine multiple things to get the same result, also not as safe. Squarespace is kind of like Apple - everything is in one place, good design, secure. Something like WordPress may be similar to Android. Problem with WordPress is the extra work required to get the same result, design options not as robust, and safety is up to the user with WordPress, whereas with Squarespace the company takes care of safety, including each of their sites getting SSL certificates. The necessary things - good design, blogging, e-mail campaigns are all included with Squarespace - which is great for filmmakers and other artists who want to create a well designed site fast, take care of the essential marketing work, without having to get into a whole culture

The Slowdown podcast ep on Before Sunset, w/ an update on The Secret Society For Slow Romance

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Interview with exciting and innovative filmmaker Maria Judice!

  Interview with exciting and innovative filmmaker Maria Judice! from Sujewa Ekanayake on Vimeo .

Link - Public Access: Chicago Film Festivals In 2020

Check out the article here - Public Access: Chicago Film Festivals In 2020 . "Chicago fall film festivals innovated, too, running their own Olympic-scaled hurdles, but the grand gesture was perseverance itself. We asked how long-running events the Black Harvest Film Festival (26 years), Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (37), Chicago International Film Festival (56), Chicago Latino Film Festival (36), Chicago Underground Film Festival (27) and the Music Box of Horrors (16) pulled off their 2020 event. These interviews have been edited and condensed." - S

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