Tell us about The Owner.
Twenty-five filmmakers from 14 countries who have never met collaborated online.
Whose idea was it?
Detroit filmmakers Marty Shea, Ian Bonner.
How did you get to be a part of it?
I saw a posting on a website, after which I sent in some links of my work to Marty and Ian and I was in.
How did it work?
It was done through a central website where we shared scripts and edits, plus we used phones, Skype, e-mail and a video-sharing website to coordinate.
So none of you ever met in person?
Most of us have never met, but in today’s tech-savvy world, that wasn’t an issue.
Is collaborative filmmaking the future?
I think the tools we have today open up possibilities not only for collaborative filmmaking, but for collaborative creative expression on a global scale.
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