Sunday, August 9, 2009

Joe Simon on Film Fellas Web Series

FilmFellas: Zacuto Films presents 10 webisodes highlighting avant-garde wedding filmmaking and cinematic storytelling. Cast Four and Five will discuss the changing model of wedding videography and the emergence of Wedding Filmmaking with full-scale productions, camera movement, special effects, scripted concept films, same day edits and more. Steve Weiss, Director of FilmFellas, who started his own film career from 1981 to 1984 by making what was then called, wedding videos, returns to the table along with six exceptional FilmFellas cast members who are changing the landscape of wedding videography/filmmaking/cinematography.

Starting August 5th, Zacuto Films will release their first webisode of FilmFellas Cast Four: “The Artistic Wedding ~ One Take.” Offering a fresh perspective to the fellas cast, Kristen* (Bliss* Video Productions) discusses branding her unique style as a Couture Wedding Filmmaker. “My Job,” states Kristen*, “allows me to be a documentary filmmaker shooting weddings.” John Goolsby, known as The Godfather of Wedding Videography, and a prolific wedding film producer at (, elaborates on his model of producing over 250 videos a year. Rounding out this cast, Joe Simon (Joe Simon Productions), whose cinematic filmmaking creates some of the most magical, movie-trailer wedding films in the industry, discusses his approach to creating a film for a couple with the same passion and expertise as his independent films. FilmFellas Cast Four Webisodes: Aug 5, Sept 9, Oct 7, Nov 11, & Dec 9, 2009.

To learn more about these featured filmmakers, view behind the scenes footage, watch previous FilmFellas webisodes, and get a sneak peek at other soon to be released Zacuto Films Productions, visit Starting Aug 5th, watch exclusive full episodes of Cast 4 at . FilmFellas Cast Five: “The Epic Wedding,” premieres August 12th and Critic’s a new show with Philip Bloom and Steve Weiss premieres August 17th. For more information visit .