Steven Soderbergh: ‘Studios Only Gamble on Openings, Don’t Support Filmmakers over the Long Haul’

by Peter D. Marshall

by Joe Marine.

Steven Soderbergh has been making movies at a rapid pace over the last few years, likely trying to get everything out of his system before his “retirement” from filmmaking. We’re not sure if the new Liberace film will truly be his last, or if he’ll ever direct anything else again, but one thing is sure: he still has a lot of strong feelings about the film industry and many of the problems facing filmmakers today.

He recently spoke at the 56th San Francisco International Film Festival, and got into some of the major issues that affect filmmaking — and filmmakers — today. [Update]: you can now watch the full speech online.

Read the rest of this article from No Film School.

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