Posts Tagged ‘filmmakers’

Coppola on Risk & Creativity

01.04.2011 · Posted in How-To

Ariston Anderson conducted a fascinating interview with Francis Ford Coppola that was recently published on Behance’s The 99 Percent blog. Among some excellent tips on improvisation, working with powerhouse actors, and developing your artistic style, he offers these three rules to aspiring filmmakers: Write and direct original screenplays make them with the most modern technology ...

Time Running Out for Tax Incentives for Filmmakers

10.01.2009 · Posted in Tax News

In 2004, Congress gave filmmakers a wonderful gift in the form a tax break which allows the owners of a qualified film or television production to deduct production costs in the year the costs were incurred, rather than capitalizing and recovering such costs over time through depreciation.  This is a substantial incentive for investors because ...