Law helps freelancers collect from deadbeats

Jess Weiss, an independent film producer (“The Ring Thing,” “The Honeymoon Phase”) who lives in East Harlem, told me she had heard of the Freelancers Union and worked with OLPS. She ultimately had to threaten litigation to get two people on her film crew and herself paid for a music video she put together last summer for a California company. She declined to name the company or the amount she was finally paid.

Interview with Producer Jess Weiss about "The Ring Thing". When Sarah accidentally proposes to her girlfriend in Provincetown, she finds hers herself at odds with her partner's expectations of their future. The mixup sends both women on different journeys of marital exploration.

G​ravitas Ventures has picked up the worldwide rights to filmmaking husbands William C. Sullivan and Derek Dodge’s meditation on LGBTQ+ marriage, “The Ring Thing,” Variety has learned exclusively.

A new film is exploring what same-sex marriage means in 2016 to queer people all across the spectrum of identity — and producers want to include your stories. "The Ring Thing" is currently in production and intends to interweave personal, documentary-style interviews into the larger narrative of the film. No matter what your thoughts are on marriage as a queer person, producers want your story to be included.

Brazilian producer talks about the behind the scenes of American films.

Challenges of Making Movies in New York: Interview with Jess Weiss

Film producer Jess Weiss comes to talk about her work in New York, including her film "The Ring Thing" and "Tainted in Red".

Cannes 2014: Tainted in Red

When a Brazilian film is selected for an international festival, the cheering crowd is generally quite big, from the ones who like national films, and from those who try to make it.

A little Brazil in Cannes

The 67th Cannes Film Festival began last week, on May 14th. Everyone knows that... What is not common knowledge is that this year's edition brings a film, that had the participation of more than 40 students from Rio.