The Alien that created careers

Anyone who aspires to make a career in the creative industries, especially in film, knows they need to have their big “break” to get noticed. Well, the Alien franchise may hold the best track record for giving directors their big breaks. Those directors now hold some of the most well known and decorated films under […]

The Cost of Creativity: Paper to Screen

Nothing is better than when two great minds come together and collaborate with their ideas. However, when a film adaption of a book is released, it can be a difficult time to make sure both that audiences are pleased with the results. No two people look at one thing the same way, everyone has their […]

What’s Your Favorite Scary Movie?: Marketing the Horror Film

When it comes to the film business, marketing is half the battle. A film with even the hardest Hollywood hitters could not make it out of the gate without some publicity to fuel its exhibition run, a fact that was readily apparent to leaders of the indie movement in the 1990s. According to Alisa Perren […]