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...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

IX Productions tackles William Shakespeare and the results are fun. A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by Shakespeare. It portrays the events surrounding...
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Kansas City Film Fest

Kansas City is generally known for two things:  barbecue and jazz; okay, baseball too, sometimes mobsters, cattle trading and trainstops…  Two of the major film...
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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...

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...

Bayhem, A Video Essay

Right out of the gate, I was inspired to give Michael Bay another shot, but this great video essay by Tony Zhou of Every...

FACE KC – A New Organization Brings Disparate Artists Together in...

FACE KC discusses its plans for KC film over a little sweet comfort. There’s nothing like sitting down with some smart, charismatic filmmakers with an...
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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...
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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,...

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...
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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...