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For many independent filmmakers trying to raise funds in order to turn their production dreams into a reality crowdfunding is becoming a way of life and IndieGoGo and Kickstarter friends of the family.  There has...

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John Donovan and I celebrated the first Filmmakers Notebook radio show of 2012 by interviewing one of our favorite Las Vegas Filmmakers – Kelly Schwarze, who is perhaps best known for directing “You People” and now has...

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On December 3, 2010 Oscar-winning producer Edward Saxon (Silence of the Lambs, Married to the Mob, Adaptation, Beloved) launched his new all day seminar titled “How It Works – Practical Lessons from 25 Years in...

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Many states have a film commission that helps movie makers find out information about permits, locations, local production crews and other necessessities needed in order to get a project made, but in the Silver State...

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Patrick Boivin is the winner of Openfilm.com’s second “Get It Made” competition for his entry “Le Queloune”, which is a zombie film told from the perspective of the zombies.  Chosen from over 100 online entries this is a return to Boivin’s roots...

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A Few Thoughts About Vegas Cine Fest

September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Now that Vegas Cine Fest is over I have some thoughts about festivals I thought I’d share.   For one thing, the more lead time you have to plan the better.  Considering that so many issues...

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With the cost of cameras continuing to come down and more filmmakers going the DSLR route, it was no surprise that the Small Profile, Big Results? The Advantages & Challenges of DSLR Cinematograhy Panel was one of the...

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Since joining Twitter about two years ago I’ve been a fan of Buzz McLaughlin from @EitherOrFilms, so I thought it was time for Filmmakers Notebook to find out more about the man, his films and...

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Director Noah Hutton Has MORE TO LIVE FOR!

March 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Filmmakers Notebook has a special Q&A to present to you – an interview with Noah Hutton, Director of the compelling documentary MORE TO LIVE FOR, which tells the compelling story of 3 amazing men who...

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Filmmakers Notebook has really enjoyed this 3 Part Q&A with  independent filmmaker John Paul Rice, who is President of No Restrictions Entertainment.  This week Rice released the trailer to the dramatic thriller, Mother’s Red Dress, which is now in...

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