Robert Rodriguez Celebrates El Mariachi Anniversary With Film Contest

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Can you believe it's been twenty-five years since Robert Rodriguez made El Mariachi?  For his first feature film, Rodriguez spent time in a drug study to raise the $7,000 he needed to make it. Now, to celebrate its anniversary, and the launch of his new reality … [Read more...]

Clive Barker and Project Greenlight Will Fund Your Horror Film With $300,000


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Have an idea for a horror film? Then this is the contest for you! Clive Barker, legendary director of films like Hellraiser and Nightbreed has teamed up with Project Greenlight Digital Studios to announce a contest called Reel Fear. The project is being … [Read more...]

Project Greenlight and Seed&Spark’s Crowdfunding Opportunity


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're deep into a project for a feature documentary that features a unique and compelling story or character at its core, then Project Greenlight Digital Studios wants to hear from you. Teaming up with crowdfunding portal Seed&Spark, they are planning to … [Read more...]

Project Greenlight Digital Studios Begins First Web Series Contest


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Project Greenlight, that reality TV series and filmmaking competition by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, is moving to the web with a competition that will give independent filmmakers a chance at $25,000 to make their web series. But you have to act quick to pitch your … [Read more...]

Matt Damon & Ben Affleck’s New Project Greenlight Gets A Teaser

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Almost a decade and a half ago, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon concocted a series called Project Greenlight that would give a new emerging talent the chance to direct a feature film. Budding filmmakers that I knew loved the show, as it felt like an extended DVD extra, … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Develop Syfy’s Incorporated

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have joined forces once again – this time on the small screen. The Good Will Hunting duo are exec-producing, through their Pearl Street Films company, Incorporated for Syfy, according to THR. The drama centers on one man's fight to … [Read more...]

Project Greenlight Returns To HBO

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Project Greenlight is officially back, with HBO asking aspiring filmmakers via Twitter to submit three-minute shorts. The series will once again be lead by Oscar winners Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, and is a must-watch for anyone wanting to know how the film industry … [Read more...]