Ty Leisher is a screenwriter, director, and author of dark and twisted films and novels. He is currently in post-production on his directorial debut, 11th Hour Cleaning. His pilots, Line of Succession and Women of the Cloth, were selected as a semi-finalist at the Sundance Episodic Story Lab. Women of the Cloth was produced starring Tom Sizemore. His web series Bullets was heralded as “Better than Rounders” by Bluff Magazine.
I wanted to write and make movies since I was eight-years-old. I read every book I could on writing and filmmaking. This was back in the nineties when the independent filmmaking revolution was taking place. Robert Rodriguez and Kevin Smith had inspired millions of aspiring filmmakers with the $7,000 El Mariachi and the $23,000 Clerks,
What Happened? An old copyright law is being used by writers of major franchises to obtain the rights to their works. Let me preface the below with, I am not a lawyer, so I may be wrong about some of this. Do your own research. Like Who? Most notably, Gale Anne Hurd who was one of the writers
It’s easy to get caught up in the missed opportunities and wasted moments of your life. You think your time would be better spent doing something more productive or linked to your creative career. But the events and culture that we spend our lives around are what shape us. No two filmmakers are the same