Jun 052011
Plain Face DVD!

The DVD of Plain Face is now officially on sale at Indieflix.com! Check it out! It comes with two additional short films (A Moment’s Reverie and Gaijin/The Foreigner) as well as a ten minute Behind the Scenes featurette, and animation extras which include a timelapse, instructions on how to joint a back-lit puppet, and how [...]

Mar 182011
How is VOD replacing DVDs?

Check out this great NYT article about the history of formats for watching movies – from 35mm, through VHS and laserdiscs to DVDs. The future: Blu-Rays or Netflix streaming? As an independent filmmaker its nice to think that streaming sites will become the norm – it’s already easier to get your film on Netflix rather [...]

Dec 312010

Hello! I hope everyone’s having a great holiday period! I know I’ve been enjoying the sudden influx of free time after finishing Plain Face, getting lots of stuff done that I hadn’t had time for.  Just a quick note that a few festival deadlines are coming up for those short filmmakers/animators out there. The SIFF [...]

Jan 082010

I was just talking last night with some animator friends about new ways to get your film out there. Here is a nice WIRED article outlining alternative methods of distribution, that includes mentions of Nina Paley’s Sita Sings the Blues and Cory McAbee’s Stingray Sam (recently on show at Seattle’s NW Film Forum). Also, thank [...]