🎞️ | Jason Blum’s Advice to Budding Film Producers

An interesting article on Deadline Hollywood focused on Blumhouse CEO and founder Jason Blum‘s advice to young producers, given during a keynote speech at the Sundance Film Festival’s Producers Brunch.

Using examples from such hit films as Get Out, Mark Duplass and Patrick Brice’s Creep, and the Purge franchise, Blum offered up these morsels of wisdom:

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🎬 | “Get Out” is Going To Win the Best Picture Oscar in 2018

That’s right. You read the post title. You already know what it is. But since I bears repeating, I shall repeat it:

Get Out is going to win Best Picture at the 90th Academy Awards on March 4, in the year of our Lord 2018.

You don’t believe me? That’s fine. You don’t have to believe me. Yet the signifiers are there, if you are able to see them. I can surely see them. But that is because I am gifted. I’ve always had a sort of extraordinary prescience when it comes to these types of things. In fact, let’s take a look at a couple of things, shall we?

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Jordan Peele Wants More Black Voices in Film

Looks like I better get to work on my horror spec script.

Sketch comedian-turned-horror auteur Jordan Peele wants to help young black filmmakers get a foothold in the industry, and so he’s telling them to holler at him.

In an interview with Digital Spy, Peele says, “For young black horror filmmakers, if you have a script, reach out and I’ll try to help it get made. Monkeypaw Productions is my production company and we’re really trying to promote untapped voices in genre.”

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