Author: Angela Wu

Articles Written by Angela Wu:

From Documentary to Fictional Filmmaker: How to Make the Transition

Award-winning filmmaker Emily Abt started her career as a documentarian. Her first film, Take It From Me, focused on welfare reform and aired on the PBS documentary series POV in 2001. Her next film, All of Us, investigated the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among African American women and premiered on Showtime in 2008. The Brooklyn-based writer… Read more »

Film-Friendly State: Shooting in Utah

From New Hampshire’s “no filming permits” policy to Michigan’s 42 percent tax credit, states are fighting to stay competitive with low-cost international filming locations — and each other. For filmmakers, this means a slew of incentive programs that might make financing your next film a bit easier. Utah entered the fray last March, with the… Read more »