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A 6-Minute History Of Indie Film Versus The Studio System
What are the differences between an indie film being made versus a major studio?
This Streaming Site Wants To Be The Netflix Of Indie Festival Films
Flix Premiere is an online version of movies-on-demand.
CULTURE & ARTS
Edgy and Experimental: An Interview with Indie Film Producer, Director, Writer, & Actor Jef Levy
Dr. Jordan Carlton Schaul
Zoologist & Evolutionary Psychologist (StarstruckOnline.Com | ...
I"ve heard Jef Levy describe himself as a recluse, and indeed the Los Angeles-based film producer, director, writer and actor may be reclusive and enigmatic, but after a long and illustrious career in television and feature film work, the cinematic scholar continues to make edgy movies.
CULTURE & ARTS
International Film Festival of India, Goa, 2015
Cinema is never demarcated as art or commercial anywhere in the world but always good or bad. But unfortunately, in India, it's different.
Indie Filmmakers Build Business to Finally Disrupt the Industry
Founder of Moisture Jamzz, Author of Your Idea, Inc., Entrepre...
The job of most indie filmmakers is truly a labor of love, devoted to creating and producing films that very few people ever see. But the industry is finally seeing some push back from indie filmmakers Emily Best and Erica Anderson.
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James Schamus Addresses His Ouster From Focus Features
Emily Tess Katz
CULTURE & ARTS
Review: Godfrey Reggio and Phillip Glass Slow Down Time for "Visitors"
Art & Culture Writer & Adviser: Talking all things artful
That being said, it is a bit long, 15 minutes too long (hard to cut into one's own arm) and slightly confusing when Triska
Love Is Love: Why I Decided to Work on an Indie Film
Lawrence D. Elliott
Author, Chicken Soup for the Soul contributor, Toastmasters In...
It seemed to call out to me like no other listing I'd read. It's strange, because I'd never worked on a film before. But I'm a writer. A storyteller. Isn't film just visual storytelling?
Making Your First Feature Film: Campo De Batalla
Film Director/Writer/The Lady of the World blogger
Bolivia is a country where people take to the streets when things go wrong, so I knew it wouldn't be difficult to capture
Kevin Hamedani's Films Have Heart and an Edge and His Parents
Communications strategist, Writer, Single Mom
Kevin Hamedani (on right in photo) is a filmmaker who is both brave and a bit crazy. While touring the country's film festivals
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From Fliers to Facebook: How Indie Lesbo Filmmaking Has Changed in 20 Years
Film and TV writer, director and actor
Going to a club and handing a cute lesbian a flyer that says, "Come to our fundraising event!" feels so basic compared with treating your movie like a person, giving it a Twitter handle, and then wondering, "What would my movie tweet today? What does it have to say?"
'The Postwoman,' J.D. Walker Film, Brings Queer African-American Woman To Center Stage
The film stars Margaret Laurena Kemp as protagonist Alyssa, who falls for another woman at a local bookstore, while Eden
Every Indie Film Ever
The New Role of the Film Producer: Curator
Co-Founder, Disposable Film Festival
good producer LOVES film, and in the end the mark of a good producer is that ability to recognize the great project and then passionately share it with others.
From THE SLANT: Sean Baker and the Making of His Indie Hit
Stephanie Fairyington is a New York City based journalist who ...
Writer-director Sean Baker may not (yet) be a household name, but his fan base is growing exponentially with his latest effort,
, a cinematic gem.
Short Film Shot on a Shoestring Features Untrained Nicaraguan Actors
Author of Colorado Camping, Denver Post "Around Colorado" colu...
The short narrative film
Volar en línea recta
("Fly in a straight line") by The Ninth Octave Films, introduces the talents of nine young northern Nicaraguans who had never acted before.
A Remarkably Apolitical Political Film
Abigail E. Disney
FIlmmaker and Philanthropist
I object to the idea that the personal and the political have nothing to do with each other. I suspect it is precisely this divided consciousness that makes for a political culture as brutal, unkind and ineffective as the one we endure today.
CULTURE & ARTS
Indie Filmmakers and the Digital Dilemma
CEO, Manatt Digital Media
Here are the cold hard facts. Digital data cannot survive "unattended." Significant active preservation processes must be implemented -- much more so than with digital data's celluloid brethren.
Lesbians And Werewolves Collide In Indie Film, 'Jack & Diane,' Featuring Kylie Minogue And Riley Keough
The trailer also includes shots of what appear to be teeth and steel wool, as well as the tagline, "Love can be so strong
Beasts of the Southern Wild
-- A Must-See New Film!
On a summery Sunday afternoon in Beverly Hills, I was suddenly thrust into the watery bayou swamps of southern Louisiana, and engrossed in a story, and a world, which has not left my thoughts since for even a moment.
2012 Summer Movie Preview: Indie Films
CULTURE & ARTS
Off- Hollywood: The Five Best Indie Movies to See This Month
Film critic and historian
In Hollywood terms, the "summer" movie season used to begin on Memorial Day weekend; this year, it begins today, May 4, with the release of Marvel's
. This is also a cue for counter-programming.
Indie FIlmmakers to Greenlight Themselves
The recent passage of the JOBS act may be the shot in the arm the indie film business needs to reignite the lackluster funding in recent years.
Crowd-funding: The Future of Indie Film?
Social commentary on digital media, politics, culture and society
Aspiring filmmakers have always struggled to find a way to get their projects made, from racking-up credit card bills to persuading investors that their film is the next
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