Building an audience for your film

Building an audience for your film

In this episode of the Slate & Lens podcast, I revisit building an audience for your film because I believe it’s one of the most freeing things you can do as an independent filmmaker. Listen and Subscribe Use the embedded play below or search for...
Learning and Community Building with Lana Garland

Learning and Community Building with Lana Garland

About the Hatyi Heritage Film Festival The Hayti Heritage Film Festival opens on Thursday, February 13th, starting with a reception on 5:30 pm. The festival runs through Saturday, February 15, 2020. Get tickets to the reception, screenings, and workshops at...
How to Define Success for Yourself with Jess Barbour

How to Define Success for Yourself with Jess Barbour

Jess Barbour is an actor – who has defined success for herself – with more than 100 credits to her name on stage and screen. She has lived and worked in places like New York City, and is currently based in Raleigh, N.C., where she stays busy as an actor, teacher, and...
Ian Jordan Tells us to Shut Up and Make It

Ian Jordan Tells us to Shut Up and Make It

Ian Jordan is producer of Brownstone, a short film that is currently in post-production. He sat down with writer-director Shawn Pinner in 2019 and said, “Shut up, let’s make the movie.” Ian Jordan (producer of Brownstone), reviews footage with Shawn...
Overcoming your challenges

Overcoming your challenges

The first film I made took forever. Every day was a challenge. Each time I filmed, some new problem came up. I finally finished Abandoned Allies after pouring five years of blood, sweat, and tears into it. On location while making Abandoned Allies in 2011. (Photo...