• Short films that made it big

    We love short films. 1 to 35 minutes (even more) of drama, horror, or comedy. Like a short story or a poem, they represent the essence of a full length film distilled to its rawest emotions. There are thousands […]

    Jun 30, 2016
    Bob Peryea
  • Top 10 Oldest Film Festivals

    There are film festivals all over the world. In fact, there are thousands that are held in small towns everywhere. This wasn’t always the case. There are some festivals that were created much earlier than the rest. The Venice […]

    Jun 23, 2016
    Bob Peryea
  • Worst Decisions Ever Made by Film Studios

    What does this list of films have in common? Raiders of the Lost Ark The Blind Side Pulp Fiction Ted Back to the Future American Graffiti Being John Malkovich Star Wars T the Extra-terrestrial Raiders of the Lost Ark […]

    Jun 16, 2016
    Bob Peryea
  • 9 Great Film Festivals Outside the USA

    For much of the world, instead of awards shows, it’s film festivals that bring out the stars and great new films. This is short list of film festivals around the world that are worth going to: Bahamas International Film […]

    Jun 9, 2016
    Bob Peryea
  • Environmental Film Festivals – A List for the Planet

    Environmental films didn’t really exist until about the 1970’s. For the most part there were few film-makers seriously looking at the earth and our place in it until the late 1960’s. Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring (1962) became the first […]

    Jun 2, 2016
    Bob Peryea
  • CGI – Is it really worth It?

    CGI:  three letters that are as divisive as any in moviemaking, particularly among the rising stars and purists. Computer Generated Imagery have become the fallback of seemingly every movie made in the last 15 years. Is CGI really worth […]

    May 25, 2016
    Bob Peryea