An AI Future for Writers and Creators
First, as someone who has used and observed technology since I was 12, getting my first Apple IIe in 1983, all technology, including AI, is not to be feared of but rather understood and used. Having worked with the advancement of computing, the transition of celluloid to digital filmmaking and flatbed editing to non-linear editing… etc., I can attest that AI, like any other technology, is not here to impede but to simplify and enhance human life.
Filmmaker Young Man Kang Reignites LA WEBFEST 2023
Young Man Kang has been a prolific independent filmmaker in the 90s Los Angeles indie scene. After the millennium, he went back to his home country Korea to start KWEBFEST (aka Seoul Webfest) and has returned to Los Angeles to run LA WEBFEST after the original founder’s passing in 2018.
The Fascinating and Unlikely Rise of Actor Robert Bronzi
Just as I was about to sleep, I came across Lionsgate’s 2021 The Gardener whose keyart features Charles Bronson. I was startled awake as I thought Charles Bronson died in 2003.
Olga Zhurzhenko on Producing in Ukraine Now
On Feb 11, 2022, I did an interview with Olga about her current situation and producing in Ukraine now.
Why They Defamed Me… a Cautionary Tale of Indie Filmmaking
On the night of Friday April 9, 2021 after coming home from dinner, I received a few e-mails from friends sending me screenshots of someone…
The Hatchfund Experience
Filmmaker A.P. Gonzalez talks about his experience on working with Hatchfund to raise capital for his short film “The Wetback.” As you know, CHOPSO has…
Shoot to Kill! ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival Is Back
Pick up your camera and shoot to kill! ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival just dropped their 2016 teaser trailer and they are looking for submissions. The festival…