Tag Archives: Justin McConnell

‘Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business:’ A Glimpse Behind The Hard Process of Independent Filmmaking

Filmmaking is hard, much less filmmaking on an independent level without a studio to act as a net below you. And no on knows this more than Justin McConnell (Lifechanger), the director of the documentary Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business. In his documentary, McConnell documents the process it …

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Fantasia Film Festival 2020: ‘Clapboard Jungle’ Moviemaking Documentary Review

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As a child, I had no idea that movies had creators. I grasped the idea of books and stories being the work of an author, and I could imagine them typing away at a typewriter the way my mom or dad would sit and type for their day jobs, or …

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Interview with Justin McConnell: Director of ‘Lifechanger’


The end of the year is approaching and I’ve been reminiscing about all the amazing horror movies that have came out this year. One of them is the highly praised horror thriller, Lifechanger (read our review here), directed by Justin McConnell. I recently had a chance to talk with Justin …

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Body Horror Finds A Lot of New Faces in ‘Lifechanger’ (2016) – Movie Review


I imagine all of us, at one time or another, have fantasized about trading places, or at least trading faces, with someone else. Haven’t we all dreamt about what it would be like to live in someone else’s shoes, even if just for a day… or maybe even just a …

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