Hammer to Nail
A website devoted to building a home for ambitious film. Featuring reviews and essays by Mike S. Ryan and others.
Mike S. Ryan’s (Very Biased) Favorite Low-Budget Indies Of The Decade
10 Producers to Watch: Mike S. Ryan
The True Cost of Making Free In Deed
Is Microbudget Production the Response to the Industry’s Devaluation of the Dramatic Feature Film?
Happiness is Overrated: A New Book Examines the Arthouse Sub-genre, “the Feel-Bad Film”
Mike S. Ryan challenges the current preoccupations of our independent film scene.
Producer Mike S. Ryan's notes on the current state of indie distribution.
Mike S. Ryan explains why cinema will survive, despite the recent explosion of quality long-form cable series.
Lena Olin-starring A Posthumous Woman wraps production.