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I am a judge for Viewster’s Online Film Festival. It is so great to give money to filmmakers. $100,000.00!!!! This installment was “It’s Complicated” and it takes a global tour through relationships.
The thing I found most striking was the exposure to filmmakers from around the world. Sitting hear in America, I mostly see local work, and you become accustomed to the dominant strain of fast cut, tight story telling. In contrast, these shorts on Viewster had room to breathe, offering nuance, performance, and audience consideration in a way that American films rarely do. [...]