A close up headshot of actor, Davis DeRock. He has brown hair, cut short and penetrating blue-grey eyes.

C2D2’s Davis DeRock on the 48 Hours Film Festival

With this year's 48 Hour Film Festival behind us, we thought it would be interesting to learn a little about what goes in to...
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Eliza Gale Interviews Filmmaker Marina Shron

  Marina Shron is the writer and director of the film, “Fruit of Our Womb”; here is a link to the website:   https://www.thefruitofourwomb.com/     Q: What is, "Fruit of Our...
A picture of director Jon M. Chu in a black suit and tie, smiling at the camera.

Director Jon M. Chu Breaks Down a Scene

Well, we can definitely see why "Crazy Rich Asians" has more emphasis on the rich and less on the characters.  This break down of...
A headshot of actor Chris Bylsma in cepea tones, wearing a brown colared shirt.

The Filmmaking in Scott Frank’s “Godless”

The Technique Scott Frank uses suspense masterfully as a subtle underlying energy while the story plays out.  We are waiting for Griffin to find Roy,...
An animated picture of John Snow, or the Iron Detective sitting at his desk drinking with a hallogram of his assistant.

Jason Turner on the Making of His Series, “The Iron Detective”

Jason Turner talks about the origins of "The Iron Detective" and how it originally got made.  Filmmaking is indeed a collaborative process and "The...

The IFC of Kansas City – Why It’s Important

While local colleges and universities boast a number of highly qualified film instructors, something of the “real world” goes unacknowledged.   Often times film...
Actor, filmmaker Jason Turner sits in an outside setting with trees in the background. He is wearing a white shirt and grey vest His black hair is combed back and his dark eyes penitrate the camera.

Filmmaker Jason Turner Talks About His Influences

Kansas City actor, filmmaker Jason Turner talks with act.land about his filmmaking influences, one of them being the Texas native, Robert Rodriguez.  Jason details...
A beautiful blonde woman stares at a jukebox with her finger on her lips as she tries to choose a song. The logo of Jukebox International Film Festival appears overlayed on the picture.

Eliza Gales Interviews Jukebox Film Festival Director Darla Bayer

Q:  What made you interested in starting Juke Box International Film Festival? A: It all started when I discovered the 48 Hour Film Project. I...

Darth Maul-Apprentice Fan Fiction Film at its Best! – by,...

    When “Episode One: The Phantom Menace” came out years ago, a villian was introduced that left audiences craving more. A superb martial arts choreographed...

The Importance of Casting – by, Jason Turner

I think you have to be a special kind of daring person to be an actor or filmmaker. Maybe even a special kind of...

Flashdance, Flashback to an Iconic ’80’s Film

Flashdance is the story of a Pittsburgh steel-mill welder by day, and bar dancer by night.  Alexandra "Alex" Owens (Jennifer Beals) is harboring dreams of a...

Disney Star Wars Cartoon

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