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Spike, Mike, Slackers, Dykes: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema
Spike Mike Slackers Dykes A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema Author:John Pierson In Spike, Mike, Slackers & Dykes John Pierson uses his own experience to tell the unvarnished truth about the importance of timing and marketing; the personal and professional politics of film financing; creating a sensation on the film festival circuit; the dark side of overnight success; and the anatomy of deals that get films to a theater som... more »ewhere near you.« less
A must read for any aspiring filmmaker. An inside look at the inner workings of independent cinema and a great history lesson (it's been on the shelves for a while) into the early pioneers of film outside studio boundries - including Michael Moore, Spike Lee, Richard Linklater and Kevin Smith.