Tuesday, April 9, 2013

VISIONFEST - Domani Vision Film Society has a new friend!

Visionfest - Domani Vision Film Society is proud to announce its alliance and support of FILMHAUS CAMP... 

As of this morning, we have a new friend on the block, and here's what they say about what they do:

(The following excerpt is copied and pasted from the official Filmhaus Camp website)


The appeal and all the glitz and glamour of the film industry have long been a dream for many in Asia. Filmhaus Camp offers the unique opportunity to attend Master Classes by acclaimed Hollywood directors, producers and writers. Working closely with educational institutions, our Master Class series is open to students, professionals and amateur filmmakers who have a passion for improving their craft and telling stories through the magic of cinema.

By learning directly from the masters of film, students will benefit from their vast experience in production, as well as learning the higher techniques that separate quality filmmakers from the rest.


Storytelling is at the heart of what we do. And that's why we want to help shape the future generation of filmmakers to become good storytellers.

With this vision, we strive to provide our students with the knowledge, ideas, and inspiration that can carry them forward to rewarding careers in the film industry.


The strength of our connections with the Hollywood film industry is what sets Filmhaus Camp apart. Our stable of celebrated speakers include Oscars®, Emmys®, and nearly every other meaningful artistic accolade from a broad range of specialties. From screenplay writing to directing, producing, cinematography, set design and even animation, bringing an award-winning experience to our Master Classes.

(End of excerpt)

We're very excited about this brand new alliance and invite you to...

Visit and Like our new friends...  http://www.filmhauscamp.com/?p=festivals

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Some years ago, I had the great fortune of meeting Roger Ebert during a Press Screening at Sundance... I actually sat across the aisle from him, which was a goose bump inducing experience. That same year, I saw him do a "live" commentary of the first 30 minutes of CITIZEN KANE at a special Hamptons Film Fest screening... another great moment... minutes later, I shook his hand... the hand of the Pulitzer Prize winning film critic, who today, rejoined his best friend Gene in that great movie theatre in the sky... agree or disagree with their reviews, none of it matters. What's left is the legacy... These gentlemen changed the way people perceive film criticism forever. From SNEAK PREVIEWS to SISKEL & EBERT... AT THE MOVIES, mainstream America now views films in a whole other way... and to that, I say, now and forever, thumbs up Roger and Gene... R.I.P. and thank you for the magic!