Writer/director Brandon Colvin is currently crowdfunding his third feature titled A Dim Valley, which will be his follow-up to Sabbatical, a film that landed on my Year-End Best Of list at No. 4 back in 2015. It is also a film
I’ve had the privilege of attending quite a few Rooftop Films events in New York over the last few years and if you haven’t had the opportunity to see any yourself or are unaware of what Rooftop Films is, I would
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Eleanore Pienta and her upcoming comedic short Ada. Shot on glorious super 16mm, this film stars Pienta as an unlikable competitive walker who has an unfortunate run-in with a hose. Intrigued? I
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Usama Alshaibi and his upcoming 6th feature, Boy From War. This animated memoir will take a look at Alshaibi’s youth escaping Iraq and growing up in Iowa’s punk scene in the 1980s.
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Nic Fforde and Giulia Watson and their upcoming short film Ralph Styles Ultra. This short film takes place inside a ’70s cigarette ad where after the commercial ends the lives of the characters and
One of my favorite shorts from this year is Christopher Good‘s comedy Brad Cuts Loose. It was featured in a Kickstart Sunday way back in March of 2016 and Kevin reviewed it a year later when it came out, scoring
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Mark Brennan and his short film Twelfth Man, telling the true story of a theatre company attempting to perform Shakespeare‘s Twelfth Night during the 1966 World Cup Final. The film is based
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Carl Bird McLaughlin and his short film Human Sun. This dramatic comedy revolves around a motivational speaker who teeters on the verge of a complete mental breakdown right before he has to
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Aurel Klimt and his animated film Laika. This science fiction story proposes that Laika, the first dog in space, didn’t perish but instead finds a new world outside of this planet. The team behind
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Cory Bowles and his film Black Cop. As the title suggests, the film centers around a black police officer who, after being persecuted by those around him decides to use his badge to exact
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Matthew Kinahan and his short film The Sunset Channel. The film revolves around a grief-stricken man stuck in his home watching a TV channel featuring nothing but live sunsets from around the
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from the Baltimore Video Collective with their plans for a non-profit video store called Beyond Video. Baltimore was the closest city to me growing up and to this day it remains one of
The film market is currently awash with ’80s throw backs, some good, some horrifically bad, but thankfully The Playback Collective‘s Night Run looks like it’s going to be former. The problem with too many of these movies is that they often rely
This week’s featured crowdfunding project comes to us from director Rachel James and her short film Big Bad Wolves. This thriller involves four best friends who become a vigilante group after one of them falls victim to abuse by a boyfriend.