NOTES ON NOTES: Framing Feedback For A Better Collaborative Process

NOTES ON NOTES: Framing Feedback For A Better Collaborative Process

The notes process can be difficult. And while much has been written about receiving notes, it’s also important to learn the skill of giving feedback. After all, it’s a two-way street. The first step in givings notes is to put yourself in the shoes of the writer who’s...
HITTING THE BOOKS: Lunacy’s Favorite Books On Filmmaking

HITTING THE BOOKS: Lunacy’s Favorite Books On Filmmaking

Life’s too short to finish a book you don’t like.   Here at Lunacy we always like keep this bit of wisdom in mind when starting a new book. As filmmakers we are always trying to expand our knowledge base, so we reached out to our industry colleagues for summer reading...
LUNACY SALUTES FEMALE FILMMAKERS!

LUNACY SALUTES FEMALE FILMMAKERS!

In honor of Women’s History Month, this March your friends at Lunacy will be posting content celebrating the contribution of women to the film industry. We kick things off this week by asking our staff to tell us about a female filmmaker who has inspired them. Ava...
THE RIGHT WAY TO RIGHTS: A beginner’s guide to acquiring IP

THE RIGHT WAY TO RIGHTS: A beginner’s guide to acquiring IP

Anyone can write a script based on an original idea, but preexisting material, with a built-in audience and some track record of success, is often prized by studios. Be it comic books, best selling novels, remakes of old films, or true stories, established...
THE IN-BETWEENERS: Making a Living as a Filmmaker Between Projects

THE IN-BETWEENERS: Making a Living as a Filmmaker Between Projects

Pursuing a career as an independent filmmaker has never been more exciting. With the continual expansion of digital mediums and the growing demand for content, it’s easier than ever for new filmmakers to find an audience. This is especially true if they have a unique...