Notes

“Blast of Silence: Independent Filmmaking Then & Now”

Allen Baron talks about making  his film, Blast of Silence, and the differences between making an independent film between then and now. “In the fall of 1959 I returned to NYC and decided to make my own movie. Making an independent feature film then was expensive, extraordinarily technical, and if the film was completed the chance of it getting national distribution was equal to the odds of winning the Triple Crown in racing. Ignoring these facts, I decided to go ahead anyway.” (via The Projection Booth)

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