Watch This Film: The French Connection

 By Jason Godbey The French Connection is the quintessential New York City cop movie. It has a gritty realism that was a signature for films made in New York in the 1970s. We shot the episode where the  movie was filmed, underneath the elevated subway track in Brooklyn. It wasn’t easy considering the difficulty of … Continue reading Watch This Film: The French Connection

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Watch This Film: Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope

 By Jason Godbey This might have been an unusual choice for an Alfred Hitchcock film to feature. Hitchcock himself thought of Rope as an experiment which is why we chose it. At the time it was made, it was a Herculean task to make a movie in long takes.  It’s an achievement as an experiment, but … Continue reading Watch This Film: Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope

Work for Hire-Communication

 By Jason Godbey Being a filmmaker for hire is a double-edged sword. On one hand, it’s great to get paid to write and shoot and direct. On the other hand, it’s difficult because you're ultimately creating something that doesn't belong to you. Part of the difficulty is not being able to see with someone else’s … Continue reading Work for Hire-Communication