Filmmakers Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz have worked together for over a decade, and their feature film debut Antebellum as writers/directors received praise for genre-bending, creative narrative, social commentary and technical achievements. Today on Open Dialogue with Noel T. Manning II, the two share a behind the scenes look into making this film. They also offer thoughts on the importance of sharing message and meaning through the art of filmmaking.
Open Dialogue provides an opportunity for talents of the entertainment industry to talk about their craft, their hopes, and their ongoing journey of arts and entertainment. Noel T. Manning II, host of Open Dialogue, has been an entertainment journalist for over three decades and is a member of several film critics’ organizations.
*Footage is used by permission of Lionsgate Films.
Noel T. Manning is a member of the CCA, SEFCA and the NCFCA and is also the host of the television program and radio show Meet Me at the Movies. He’s the founder of the Real to Reel Film Fest and is an adjunct professor of film studies. When he’s not embracing mainstream, indie, international, documentary or art films, he’s digging into the world of cinema by chatting with principle individuals involved in various aspects of the filmmaking industry.
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