March 20, 2020No Comments

COVID-19: Making No Movies in the Unforgettable Age

It is amazing how trite and trivial these things that are important become in a time of crisis. At risk people are dying, healthy people are carrying the illness to them, and no one knows how this is going to end.

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February 1, 2020No Comments

Hiring Scam

It has come to my attention this morning that messages are being sent from "James Kicklighter," stating that I am hiring a production assistant. This is a hiring scam.

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January 11, 2020No Comments

The Second Stage In A Filmmakers Career

Film Courage: One of the things we always talk about with film or acting or whatever is when it rains, it pours. And when it dries up, it really dries up. It sounds like you’ve had quite a rainy season?

How A Short Film Can Help A Filmmaker Get A Feature Made by James Kicklighter_filmcourage_directing_director_independent_filmmaking

James Kicklighter, Filmmaker: I’ve had a lot of work (rainy season) which is great and unbalancing (droughts aren’t fun, I know). I much prefer the rainy season. I’d prefer it to be a little more sprinkly than thunderstorm season. But it’s been great. I’m in the middle of directing The American Question, my documentary about the American value systems and we had planned to finish shooting that this spring/summer because we think it needs to be out before the 2020 elections just for marketing reasons, for personal reasons, for a lot of reasons and when I was getting ready to do that…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).