GI Film Festival sat down with actor J.W. Cortes to talk about his favorite military films, his role as Detective Alvarez on FOX’s hit prime-time series “GOTHAM,” and his advice to veterans looking to transition into the entertainment industry
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Military movie collection available for community screenings at veteran service organization events, hospitals, schools, universities, churches and community centers in time for Veteran’s Day celebrations November 2014
While both Kodak and Fujifilm have discontinued the production of Super 8 recording devices, they still produce a variety of Super 8 films. It is widely used till today for several special sequences and an inexpensive alternative to high definition video.
Filmmaker Bootcamp: Surviving the Festival Circuit with Jon Gann Want to learn to navigate the festival circuit? Meet the man who literally wrote the book on it. Author of Behind the Screens, Programmers Reveal How Film Festivals Really Work At the “Guerrilla Finance and Distribution Boot Camp,” you can learn from expert Jon Gann on how […]
Filmmaker Bootcamp: BYOB (Be Your Own Brand) with Brian Iglesias Want to self-distribute your film and keep control over your enterprise? Learn from a former Marine who turned a documentary into a feature film, graphic novel and animated series. Branding is the foundation of everything you will do to pitch and promote your project. Learn […]
This year’s GI Film Festival will be stepping up its game with a special tribute to NBC Universal’s intense, action-packed military epic Lone Survivor on May 24, 2014. Lone Survivor documents the heroic, true-life story of Marcus Luttrell and his fellow Navy SEALS and was compared by some to Saving Private Ryan. This is an […]
The GI Film Festival is thrilled to have WMAL as a 2014 media sponsor to the nation’s preeminent military entertainment event. “WMAL has been serving the Washington, D.C. area since the 1920s,” said GI Film Festival President Brandon Millett. “They are an integral part in sharing veterans’ stories and it’s an honor to have […]
I am so excited to participate in the GIFF, to get to know the other filmmakers who have had to fight through that uncertainty for something they weren’t sure would ever exist but felt and knew needed to. If there’s one thing that I can say about my experience of film-making it is that it […]
For whatever reason though, moviemakers out there don’t see the thrill of documenting the Air Force. Really? Why not? In the naval aviation movie Top Gun starring Tom Cruise, filmmakers showed that flying and landing on a boat can be super cool. Can’t the Air Force be just as cool?
I missed being in the States for the 4th of July since I’m studying in England. Though I missed barbeque and sweet tea, I really enjoy English tea and scones. Did independence for the colonies really require the sacrifice of the afternoon tea? I guess that tea tax incited a lot of people. (Although, the […]