In the News

“Kickstarter, but With Stock”

Equity crowdfunding was supposed to be an economic boon. Instead it’s a disaster waiting to happen…
by Jim Saksa @

“Toronto: Tough Market for Indie Film Business”

For a few hours over the weekend, the Toronto Film Festival looked like its old self — a wild game of “Let’s Make a Deal.”
by Ramin Setoodeh & Brent Lang @

Opinions That Matter

“Should You Crowdfund Your Next Business?”

After years of painstaking battles, the government is about to lift the ban on securities crowdfunding for startups…
by Robb Mandelbaum at

“America’s Next Wal-Mart: The Indie Film Industry”

The indie film industry is cannibalizing itself. Manohla Dargis is right: there are too many films in the ecosystem…
by Beanie Barnes @

My Stuff

Below are a few of the things going on in my world of filmmaking, including a feature film that recently completed its theatrical run and is now available on DVD, and another in pre-production.

No God, No Master International

“No God, No Master” Secures Foreign Distribution

Spotlight Pictures acquires international rights to “No God, No Master.” Will attend Cannes in May.

No God, No Master Soundtrack

“No God, No Master” Score Receives Accolades

Nuno Malo’s score for “No God, No Master” named one of top 15 film scores of 2014 by Cinematic Sound Radio. Also nominated for Best Original Score for an Action, Adventure or Thriller by the IFMCA and in the same category by the Movie Music UK Awards.

No God, No Master Reviews

In Pre-Production

“The Camera” Now in Pre-Production

Strata Productions’ next motion picture “The Camera” is currently in pre-production and will be filmed on location in France.

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