Erin Stegeman


Growing with ‘Tiny Furniture’ producer Alicia Van Couvering

Between film screenings and checking my twitter feed to see where Joe Manganiello has been recently spotted, I attend a packed independent film panel at the YouTube lounge. The topic is “How to Make Your Movie Pop,” led by a […]

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YouTube at Sundance?

In a world of doll tutorials, cat videos, and canon-ball fails on ice now comes… an ally in filmmaking? YouTube joins the Sundance Film Festival’s 30th year with its first ever lounge on Main Street. From a plethora of panels […]

Broke actor's guide to Sundance

The broke actor’s Sundance survival guide

Sundance can seem like a total film festival enigma where only that weird indie film you thought nothing of can get you in. Blame it on the abundance of free alcohol or the mountain air but Sundance, in many ways, […]

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Hollywood Journal’s Hopes for 2014

How Hollywood can make the world a better place in 2014… More original content, more chances on new voices, more stepping outside of the box and actually starting to make movies again, instead of just talking about making movies. – […]

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How to survive when your friends become more famous than you

You’ve been pounding the pavement hard ever since you graduated with honors from one of the nation’s top theater colleges ten years ago. It’s been a tough road, but after thousands of dollars in therapy and several “spiritual” programs you’re […]