Category Archives: Filmmaking

Ashley Maria blogs about her views of movie-making and her life as a filmmaker.

2015 was a blast!

It's not an easy task, but we have to do it! When you make a social impact film it's important to keep your audience updated, encourage them to get involved, and find ways to reach them in a compelling way. And -- in the end, it turns out to be a true labor of love. Late in…
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Behind the scenes videos — why post them now?

Making the investigative documentary Pioneers in Skirts™ has been a true learning experience for me, to say the least. The film development phase began when I was trying to figure out, soon after graduating with my master's degree, why I was losing my career ambition. I needed to find out why I was experiencing things that my…
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Star Wars: Force Awakens trailer – if directed by Kathryn Bigelow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7GXvou0tUw Do you remember when everyone was re-editing the Star Wars trailer as if another director made the film? The Wes Anderson re-edit was the most popular - but none of the re-edits were from women directors.  I decided to do a re-edit of the Star Wars trailer as if a woman directed it. My search to…
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Editing Mit Kitty

I thought you would enjoy seeing why I didn't get any work done editing in AVID tonight... how can anyone work with a cat in the room? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jWP-TplysY Oh! And I chose "mit" because it's German for "with" and has one less letter than "with" for the Title Card to work. Makes sense?
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