Waaaaay back in spring of 2016 4Milecircus began collaborating on a pair of music video for their upcoming LP, Brighton, which was due for release in the fall. The album was still in process but singer/bassist Louisa was pregnant, everyone was busy AF and the band wanted to get footage in the can ASAP. The […]
Shooting on little to no budget can be daunting. While you may be able to call in favors for people in front of and behind the camera and wrangle equipment with the promise of more favors, one of the hardest elements required for filmmaking to arrange for on little to no budget are locations. Whether it’s […]
I was going to write a fun and simple #TipTuesday post about maximizing production value with free locations, focusing on one of my favorite places, the Brighton Beach/Coney Island beach and boardwalk. But as I began to write, I could not help but reflect on recent events and how they have colored my view of the projects […]
In our eleventh episode, 4MileCircus partners Sean Mannion and Nicole Solomon celebrate Halloween by talking about our mutual love of horror movies and our own spooky film projects including Small Talk, Beneath the Black Moon, and the brand new, just-released-on-the-same-day-as-this-episode horror short, Mare. We also offer a very special social media tip on […]
This October leading up to Halloween, we at 4MileCircus are revisiting the production of Small Talk. We will be adding new special features to the deluxe edition and running a series of reflections here on the blog from writer/director Nicole Witte Solomon and others who made this oddly enduring horror flick. Today we bring you […]
Summary: “WE ARE IN A VISIBILITY CRISIS! Queer women make up 2% of tv characters and in 2016, 18 female queer characters have already been killed. The representation and longevity of our storylines are at risk. With the support of an all female cast and crew we bring to you queer ladies that are eternal.” […]
In our fourth episode, 4MileCircus partners Sean Mannion and Nicole Solomon talk with filmmaker Christina Raia (Summit, IndieWorks film series) about her social media use around the release of her first feature film, Summit. Part four of a four part interview. We also share a social media tip about putting the social back in social media, and Christina, Sean, and Nicole make up rules for their own film movements (a la Dogme ’95) that they probably won’t follow.
In our third episode, 4MileCircus partners Sean Mannion and Nicole Solomon sit down with filmmaker Christina Raia (Summit, IndieWorks film series), to discuss social media and the film production process.
A high school girl has the power to rewind time.