INDEPENDENT FILM MAKING

INDEPENDENCE:     

Freedom from influence, control, or determination of another or other.


Absolute Films shooting  “JUANABE.COM”

Most Independent Films aren’t Independent at all.

 “The label ‘independent’ placed on most films today is like saying the ingredients in Hostess Twinkies is 100% organic.”                       --romeo carey

 

 


Absolute Films shooting “Hollywood Idols”

“Let fortune do her worst, whatever she make us lose, as long as she never makes us lose our honesty and our independence”.–alexander pope

“You can’t leave the film industry to the money people, they degrade it, they make people nothing”.---timothy carey


Timothy Carey shooting “Tweets” in the streets of Pasadena. Circa. 1970.



Advice to young filmmakers

Say what you are. Not what you would like to be.  Not what you have to be. Just say what you are. And what you are is good enough.”
–john cassavetes
 

“Put good energy out. Get good energy back.” --Lawrence Tierney

“Regrets for the things we did can be tempered by time. It is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.”
–sydney j. harris



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