It’s all NEW for Indie Filmmaker John Harden

NEW by John Harden

An Invitation to Invest in the Future of Film

Among my favorite filmmakers, homegrown or otherwise, is Sonoma County’s own John Harden whose masterful short films, La Vie d’un Chien (The Life of a Dog) and The Story of Sputnik, for my money, represent much of what’s great about the form.

Harden is now in preproduction for NEW, which follows an elderly couple who elected to be cryonically preserved at death only to be restored to life and youth in the distant future where futureshock and identity crises ensue. Harden is running a campaign on USA Projects to raise the $22,000 budget which has to be met by Wednesday, May 15, at 11:59pm. At present writing the projection has raised in pledges $12,200, with $10k to go. Naturally, as a longtime fan of Harden’s, I’ve contributed and I urge you to do as well by clicking here now.

After you’ve contributed to the next great John Harden film, dig this recent Q&A with him in which I lead with my my standard mid-period Woody Allen question… Continue reading “It’s all NEW for Indie Filmmaker John Harden”

Do It Yourself Media Mavens

Bow wow?In this episode of the Daedalus Howell Show, do-it-Yourself media mavens discuss the “making of”: Director Raymond Daigle chats about his film Replica, about a night in the life of corporate copy shop clones; faux French flick director John Harden (the exquisite La Vie D’un Chien, or The Life of a Dog) marks his territory; former radio jock turned nasal spray entrepreneur Wayne Perry shills for Howard Stern; and The Bohemian’s Talkin’ Pix columnist David Templeton has a date with a demon.

[audio:http://dhowell.com/podcast/dhs008.mp3]