By redefining the framework of an industry, you’re inherently changing what goes inside the frame. For modern-day studio Pulse Films, they’re reframing the film industry by working with clients in new ways, with new platforms, and all while hand picking incredible directors (like Ryan Booth) and supporting them through the whole process. It’s a strategy that’s pushing the quality and identity of film projects to new levels. In the midst of this wild-west renaissance for content, a new era where clients demand quality and vision, Pulse Films and Ryan Booth are at the forefront of change.
We invited both the team at Pulse Films and Ryan Booth to speak at the 2017 Film + Music Conference because they fully understand what goes into destroying preconceived notions for what film should be, and the responsibility that comes being a leader in redefining an industry. There are so many great examples of work between Ryan and the rest of Pulse Films’ directorial roster, so we thought we’d put together a compilation of some of our favorites. Both of them have things to say about our industry, and each one of these films are proof that we should definitely be listening:
Feel free to explore more of Pulse Films’ and Ryan Booths’ backlog of films if you feel like you need more proof that they’re changing the content game — there’s plenty to see.
An amazing story rooted in some sort of reality can feel like the perfect creative storm. But how do you do it justice — especially when it hits close to home for a community in the wake of a tragedy? That was the challenge facing Evan Ari Kelman, director and co-writer of *Where There’s Smoke*, when he set about exploring the transformative nature of the tragedy that occurred one night in 2005 when three FDNY firefighters lost their lives — otherwise known as “Black Sunday.” Read More
If our conversation with Dan Sadgrove seems to rove a bit, bear with us. It’s what he does. “I don’t have a mortgage or assets. I have a suitcase of clothes and that’s about it,” he told us. The director films projects during his travels across the globe, so when our... Read More
On Directing Film by David Mamet is a short book, just over 100 pages; but it contains everything Mamet knows about directing films, which he admits isn’t much. But then, that’s his whole point. Directing is a craft made up of a few simple tools mastered painstakingly over time. And one of those tools — maybe the most... Read More