Design at it’s most useful. Merry Christmas pizza lovers.
Let’s assume for the moment that this June you’re graduating from film school in, say, New York. You know some moviemakers in Greenpoint whoâll help you work on your projects, and vice versa. But rent, even in the scummier parts of Brooklyn, is exorbitant, and youâre flirting with the idea of leaving town for a new city to start your career as a moviemaker. What criteria do you use? Are you more interested in tax incentives or access to good cinema? Do you prefer cheap rent to a tight-knit creative community? Is cheap equipment year round better than a great film festival that parks in your neighborhood for two weeks in March? To put ourselves in the shoes of new moviemakers (or even old ones looking for a change), we asked ourselves, What is the description of an ideal moviemaking city? After some semantical debate, here’s what we came up with: An affordable, intellectually vibrant community that gives tax incentives for in-city or in-state […]