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Many of you have probably been to a film festival at some point, and there’s a good chance you’ve either been a part of, or witnessed, a Q&A after the screening. I myself have done both — though I’ve been to more than I’ve actually been involved in — and they tend to range from fantastic to cringe-worthy. It’s not easy doing one well, and even more importantly the success of that Q&A may actually affect the future of your film. That’s why Scott Macaulay over at Filmmaker Magazine has put together a list of 12 things that directors can do to “ensure that their festival Q&As are as charming, thoughtful and inspiring as possible.” More »

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We’re a week into the new year, and it’s certainly not too late to make some filmic new year’s resolutions. I would come up with my own list, except NoFilmSchool interviewee Scott Macaulay has already posted a great set of ten new year’s resolutions over at Filmmaker Magazine. Here’s the list of ten, along with one of the resolutions: More »

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Scott Macaulay is a New York-based producer (Gummo, Idlewild, Raising Victor Vargas) and the editor of Filmmaker Magazine. Here, we talk about new media, favorite films, productivity tools, and some of the changes in independent film since the ’90s. As always with these interviews, because I can’t do pullquotes in any sort of ideal way, I’ve bolded select passages. Thanks very much to Scott for giving such honest and illuminating answers to my questions: More »