James Schamus

Indie cinema's lion talks at Columbia University club

At the Columbia Club a woman in the audience asked producer/screenwriter James Schamus about the state of independent cinema. Schamus (he most notably produced Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon; 2000 and The Brothers McMullen; 1995) answered with a quip about semantics: "yes, I am an independent producer, but can you show me somebody who call themselves a dependent producer?" Nowadays, Schamus said, ... more >