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28
Mar

Sad or Inspiring List of Unmade Films

The link here is to a long list of unmade or unfinished films by a good percentage of the world’s greatest filmmakers.

You can look at it as a sad commentary on how difficult the world of filmmaking is. Or you take some solace and perhaps even inspiration from the fact that even the greatest filmmakers have extreme difficulties getting their passion projects made. Read more »

10
Mar

The Most Important word in storytelling

Lifehacker picked up this interview with me in which I identify the most important word in storytelling:

http://m.lifehacker.com/5988636/improve-your-storytelling-with-the-word-but

16
Aug

How to Make It in Today’s Film World

The European Independent Film Festival posted the following interview with me at http://www.ecufilmfestival.com/en/2012/07/an-interview-with-howard-suber-how-to-make-it-in-today%E2%80%99s-film-world/.

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“How to Make It in Today’s Film World”

an Interview with Howard Suber

Suber has been a professor of film at the University of California for 47 years and was the founder of the current Film and Television Producers Program. He has helped train thousands of young screenwriters, producers, directors and animators, many of whom are active around the world. His book offers an overview of the film industry, commenting on everything from the practical issues associated with producing films through to the creative process.

 In this interview, Suber discusses his insightful book and shares his opinions on the evolution of the film industry. His commentary provides an educated look into the multi-faceted film world: what it was, what it has become and where it is headed. Read more »

2
Jun

“Write What You Know?” No.

There is no writer alive who has not been advised, “Write what you know.” And there are few writers who have not, in the course of following this advice, spent months or years producing a personally cathartic but boringly predictable work.     Read more »

5
Apr

Book: LETTERS TO YOUNG FILMMAKERS

“Suber’s genuine understanding of how the film business operates makes his advice to young filmmakers sound, inspiring and, above all, useful.”

— Geoffrey Gilmore, Director, Sundance Film Festival, 1990-2010;   Chief Creative Officer, Tribeca Enterprises    

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