‘Shooting Heroin’ On Mission To Be Real, Show Redemption, Avoid Sugar-Coating

Spencer T Folmar has a clear mission when making his movies, including “Shooting Heroin,” the one he begins filming on this week — they must be real, show redemption, and not be sugar-coated. BY ALEX MURASHKO This article is the conclusion of a two-part interview with Folmar, who is a filmmaker and TogetherLA contributing writer. In this part of the interview (below), he shares more about walking the line between Faith...

168 Film Project Grand Prize Fully Funded Feature Film

BURBANK, Calif. — The 168 Film Project, an annual short filmmaking competition in it’s 15th year, announces that the grand prize this year will be an independent feature film budget, for the winning filmmaker to make a feature film. Contest entry registration is open through May 11, and completed short films are due on June 2. Named ‘8168’, the grand prize title refers to the number of hours projected to complete...