Now for the exciting stuff…

I’m still not sure how it happened, but the first ever Destiny City Film Festival is now just about 3 months away! That is just 1/4 of a year. That’s it! And that means the last 3/4 of the year … Continued

The over-saturation of the indie film industry

It’s a saying we’ve all heard many times before… too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth. The broth, in this blog post, is the independent film community; and the cooks are the filmmakers, writers, DPs, producers, actors, designers, … Continued

Coming out on top at Sundance

12,218. That’s the number of films that were submitted to this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The all-but-official restart for the independent film scene, Sundance is known for launching the careers of talented independent filmmakers (see: Benh Zeitlin, David O. Russell … Continued

The VOD Dilemma

While it isn’t a new phenomenon, its repercussions continue to surprise and inform film industry members about the state of today’s independent filmmaking scene. That’s right, I’m talking about VOD (Video on Demand) and streaming (Netflix, iTunes, etc.), making do-it-yourself … Continued

What about the screenplay competition?

The Destiny City Film Festival loves great storytelling. One of the reasons we founded the fest was to showcase and encourage writers to keep writing and for filmmakers to keep telling their stories on screen. After all, a great movie … Continued

Let the movie watching begin!

We have received several online screener submissions to the 2014 DCFF, but today we received the first DVD submissions. Things are definitely starting to take off, and we can’t wait to dig in and watch some films. And on top … Continued

So, how DO you start your own film festival?

Well, I’ll let you know when I fully figure that out! There is no way I can predict everything that will come with planning the inaugural and first annual Destiny City Film Festival. But, that’s kind of the point. And … Continued