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QUESTION OF THE MONTH: Footage from a Video Game


Dear CSM:

I am making a movie about massively multiplayer online role playing games (mmorpgs). The movie is an exploration and critique on their social and personal importance in today's society. I have been trying to get permission from the game companies to use footage that I shot in the game (machinima). As of yet only one company has given me permission to use images from their game. The rest of the major game companies have not so much as answered a single one of my inquiries. Read more...

A New Look for the Website

You might have noticed that our website is looking a little bit different these days. In the next few months, we will be conducting a major re-evaluation and re-design of the website, but in the meantime, we'll be making some small tweaks to the current layout and design. Please forgive the small shifts and changes, and we hope you'll share with us your thoughts (in the comment section below) about how we can make the new site even more innovative, exciting and interesting!

Snag Films Creates Broader Audience for Documentaries

Documentary filmmaking has never been for the faint of heart. After a struggle to find funding to get your film made, countless hours of research and filming, and the painstaking process of editing your film to say exactly what you want, you still have yet to guarantee that anyone will ever see it. And with fewer documentary films successfully finding theatrical release, finding an audience for your film has never been tougher.Read more...



Dear CSM:

We are currently putting together our first documentary. We have been very careful to get releases for interviews we have conducted and from people and locations we have filmed at. We have reviewed your
website in this process and it has been very useful.Read more...



Dear CSM: