FILM COURAGE AROUND THE WORLD - INTERNATIONAL ARTIST CONVERSATIONS
Podcast, video interviews and articles from filmmakers and other artists around the globe.
ABOUT KAYO WASHIO:
Kayo Washio re-located from Japan to Los Angeles in 2011 to become the Head of WOWOW’s U.S. operations. She has been with WOWOW, Japan’s leading premium pay TV broadcaster, for over 15 years and has held various top executive posts.
As the Head of U.S. operations, Kayo oversaw the negotiations for the recently announced Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi’s documentary “The New York Review of Books: A 50 Year Argument,” in which she is credited as executive producer. In addition, she also oversaw the negotiations for Robert Redford and Wim Wenders’ six-part TV series documentary “Cathedrals of Culture,” in which she is credited as co-producer. The film made its World Premiere in Berlinale Special at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival.
has been called "the Phillip K. Dick of contemporary music"). Alexis is
based in the South-West of England and is composer-in-residence for the
Plymouth Marine Institute - the UK leader in Marine research and work on
sustainability, marine pollution and conservation. Alexis has two PhDs: one
from an Arts faculty and one from a Technology faculty. He has worked as a
Project Manager and a Stock Market Analyst (where he developed some of the foundation concepts of the industry textbook ŒOptimal Trading Strategies¹). He is a member of Plymouth University's Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research, and edited the first academic book on the topic of computer systems for expressive music performance. Alexis is a poet and critic who has written for publications in the UK and USA. He has also been invited to read at Glastonbury Festival, and was editor of the UK's first poetry webzine 'Brink'. Alexis' works have been performed on BBC Radio 3, BBC World Service, and at the Southbank; and he has been featured in Wired, Independent, Guardian, O Globo, Discovery News, New Scientist, Gramophone, and The Strad.
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Filmmaker Nicolas Alcala sits down with Karen Worden at AFI Fest 2010 to discuss his film "The Cosmonaut."
Filmmaker David Paul Baker on crowdfunding preferences and advice for Goodbye Promise, his films Mission X and Screen, the Internet then and now, and more.
Filmmaker/Comic Writer/Author James Cooper tells us about his filmmaking journey, writing/marketing his book (Kickstarter for Filmmakers), and thoughts on our Indiegogo online release for Goodbye Promise.
Screenwriter talks Salmon Fishing in the Yemen During the roundtable interviews at the press day for the film.
Actors Ewan McGregor & Emily Blunt talk Salmon Fishing in the Yemen during the roundtable interviews at the press day for the film.
(Watch the video here) Minds In The Water is a feature-length documentary following the quest of Australian Pro-surfer Dave Rastovich and his friends to protect dolphins, whales and the oceans they all share. Through Dave's journey—a five-year adventure spanning the globe from Australia to the Galapagos, Tonga, California, Alaska and Japan—we see one surfer’s quest to activate his community to help protect the ocean and it’s inhabitants.
The film features Dave Rastovich, Howie Cooke, Isabel Lucas, Hannah Fraser, Chris Del Moro Hilton Dawe.
International Articles from FilmCourage.com:
THE COURAGE TO MAKE A FILM - by South Africa’s Janet Van Eeden
FILM COURAGE - THE MAKING OF SHOT THE SHORT - by South Africa’s Janet Van Eeden
HOW TO START IN THE CINEMATOGRAPHIC
INDUSTRY WHEN YOU’RE … NOBODY - by Mexico’s Pablo Cuevas
THE ART OF FAKING IT - by Montreal, Quebec’s Eisha Marjara
A QUEST FOR A QUEST...ELIMINATING CHILD MARRIAGE - by India’s Himanshu Vora
PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT - by U.K.'s Alexis Kirke
A “SEMI-IMPROVISED NANO-BUDGET QUANTUM” SHORT FILM - by U.K.'s Alexis Kirke
MANY WORLDS, MANY INSPIRATIONS - by U.K.'s Alexis Kirke
AFGHANISTAN - by U.K.'s Seamus Murphy
THE FIRST FEATURE: SKATE PROOF - by New Brunswick, Canada’s Jesse Anthony
DEALING WITH THE MEDIA: PREPPING FOR AN INTERVIEW - by Montreal, Quebec’s Casey Ryan of The Cutting Room Floor Podcast
CROWDFUNDING AT A GLANCE: WHAT IT IS, WHAT IT'S NOT AND WHY - by Toronto, Canada’s James Cooper
HOW TO GET HIRED, AND HOW TO GET FIRED ON INDEPENDENT FILM PRODUCTIONS - by Victoria, British Columbia, Canada’s Victoria Westcott
TINA GHARAVI ON HER BAFTA NOMINATED FILM ‘I AM NASRINE’ - AN IRANIAN GIRL’S COMING OF AGE STORY SET AGAINST THE MODERN REFUGEE EXPERIENCE - by Tina Gharavi of the U.K.
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Upon moving to Los Angeles, Matt makes a pact with himself: In seven years he'll be a working actor. He makes a promise that if he isn't working by then, he'll pack up and return home. This story begins seven days shy of the seven year deadline... and he is just as anonymous as the day he started.
This is his goodbye story.