» Posts Tagged ‘holidays’

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Auteurs of ChristmasMost of us know what a Chris Columbus and John Hughes holiday looks like: a crazy midwestern family, pizza-sized pancakes, and ill-fated road trips along a blizzard-worn highway. Both of these filmmakers managed to capture the spirit of the winter festivities, but in an entertaining little short, Fourgrounds Media asks the question, “What would the holidays look like through the eyes of some of cinema’s greatest auteurs?” Continue on to check out their pretty spot on response. More »

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As we approach the end of the holiday season (and the end of the year), there are still plenty of last-minute gifts or great deals specifically for filmmakers. You might have already purchased a Wii U or Xbox 360 for someone in your family (or Playstation 3 if you’re still rocking those), but there are plenty of extremely useful gifts for filmmakers that won’t cost you an arm or a leg, and they’ll probably be put to more use than a video game (though I guess that depends on the specific filmmaker). Read through to check them out. More »

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My favorite magazine about independent film is, well, “the magazine of independent film:” Filmmaker Magazine. The quarterly mag, which always includes film festival reports, invaluable interviews with directors, and several must-read columns, is now only $10 a year. If you live in the digital realm, it’s only $6. Six dollars! It goes without saying, but this makes a great (and cheap) Christmakwanzakah gift for any filmmaker friends. More »

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Here’s a list of guaranteed-to-please gifts for filmmakers and would-be filmmakers alike. There’s a veritable cornucopia of presents here, for casual acquaintances all the way up to loved ones (or for yourself). Shooters, editors, writers… something for everyone! More »