Cross-Border Filmmaking Made Easy

by Peter D. Marshall

from Screencoyote.

International filmmaking takes a giant stride with the launch of Screencoyote.com, an international filmmakers’ network, dedicated to facilitating cross-border collaboration.

Scheduled to launch this month, Screencoyote promotes cross-border and local collaboration as a way round the financial pressures faced by independent filmmakers. It is also a means by which filmmakers can gain newer cultural perspectives, and achieve real influence, locally and internationally.

“The aim is to link up filmmakers all over the world, so they can pool their skills and tools to make commanding films, with or without finance. This is the kind of thing filmmakers have been waiting for,” says Screencoyote’s founder, Ishmael Annobil (above).

“The idea is simple-—if a filmmaker wishes to make a film in another town or country, but cannot afford to take crew and equipment along, he or she can simply elect fellow Screencoyote members over there to get the job done, on equitable terms,” Ishmael explains.

Read the rest of this article from The Bahamas Weekly.

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