Making Art Is Dumb

“Art Depends on Luck and Talent” Francis Ford Coppola As a young aspiring filmmaker ...

Letter from the Editor

Editing is not just done in film. It’s done everywhere, the news, blogs (like ...

How I See Films Differently

Since working in a production company and seeing the nitty-gritty everyday work that is ...

5 Things I Appreciate About Film

Many things changed in my life since joining The Initiative, but here are 5 ...

Strong as an Oak

I recently overheard someone in my office of independent filmmakers, making a business call. ...

How I’ve Changed

1.I respect every movie I see now. I can’t really comprehend how any movie ...

For The Love of Film

I am here because I love film. I am here because I am a ...

The Relation Ship

Working at the Initiative Production Company, I forget sometimes that I’m not alone. I ...

When Failure Isn’t Failure

“Why do we fall Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up” ...

Saint Valentime

Hey Umbrellites! Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is a day we reflect on the things ...