How did a movie about spelling make so many people angry?

How did a movie about spelling make so many people angry?

Almost 11 years ago (feel old?), the movie Akeelah and the Bee was released as an ode to spelling bees and #blackgirlmagic everywhere. But some people weren’t thrilled about the how the film represented certain groups. Jen and Sam talk about whether the critcism...
Indie Film Marketing

Indie Film Marketing

Hey guys! Here are some resources and hot tips we shared in this podcast ALL about marketing. If you like the resources we talk about, feel free to grab our whole resource list for everything from screenwriting to distribution! Marketing prior to crowdfunding: Have a...
BLACKLASH: Was Zoe Saldana the victim of colorism?

BLACKLASH: Was Zoe Saldana the victim of colorism?

In this podcast, we talked about the Zoe Saldana controversy. This begins our long journey where for whatever reason we bring up Zoe Saldana in every conversation. For those of you who don’t know what we’re talking about, Zoe Saldana got in big trouble for wearing...
Screenwriting

Screenwriting

This week we’re talking all about SCREENWRITING! Jen goes over how to make money as an indie screenwriter, finding the right producer, and the biggest problem writers face. Screenwriting JEN: I’m actually a Sci-Fi writer. Most of my past work, ironically...

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