Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Ed Burns' "Newlyweds" shot on the Canon 5DMKII

< I watched Ed Burns' "Newlyweds" last night on Amazon Instant Video.  No rolling shutter or moire complaints from a $9k movie shot on the 5DMKII.  It's all about story.  Three lenses, natural light, and Twitter--get ready for the American New Wave.  Check it out for $3.99 VOD.

Also, check out this article about Ed and his use of Twitter.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Filmmaker Eddie Burns getting it done with VOD

< The LA Times has posted a great article on filmmaker Ed Burns, and his DIY Video-On-Demand distribution strategy.  He shot "Newlyweds" with the Canon 5DMKII for $9,000, and hopes to make a chunky profit from VOD.

Here's another article on how he shot it, and used Twitter to involve his fan base.

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Friday, December 2, 2011

Movie: FOUR LIONS - Bad Guys Doing Bad Things Made Funny

< After missing it at several festivals, I finally caught "Four Lions" the other day.  This U.K.-based import is truly one of the funniest films I've seen in years, and I highly recommend it.  It's full of awesome quotes, too numerous to list.  Squat jogging, wookie or bear, SIM card eating, etc...

For more information on Film4 Productions CLICK HERE.