Waiting for a Train in Brooklyn

During the course of my 11 days in New York I was able to have some spirited, entertaining and relevant conversations with 4 working directors about the state of the industry, personal philosophies and pragmatic insights. It was really interesting to see how different minds work, and it just reminds me that there are infinite paths to making films. I learned something from each and every one of these directors during the course of our interviews and I hope you do too.

What do you think about the state of things -- the state of cinema? Where are we at as a culture of cinema?

How much time out of your day do you spending worrying about money and how you're going to make a living as a filmmaker?

I'm looking to do more interviews in this and other formats for this series, so any feedback you have is appreciated. What topics would you like to see covered? What festivals should we visit? How do you feel about the issues these filmmakers brought up? Let us know in the comments and stay tuned for future installments of FILMMAKER PASS.

A big thanks to the filmmakers involved:

Fernando Frias
T.J. Misny
Leah Meyerhoff
Jack Lewars

music by Coma Cinema
interviews by Micah Van Hove