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One of the most beloved documentaries that has been winning both festival awards and rousing audience support has been “My Run,” based on the true story of Terry Hitchcock, who in 1996 at 57 ran...

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What baby steps do you advise beginners take to get up and running on You Tube? Getting noticed on YouTube is much harder today than it used to be.  I got lucky enough to start...

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Looking for Links to Filmmaking Resources?

August 14, 2010 | 1 Comments

When I set up the Filmmakers Notebook blog I started a page with various resources I’d found on the internet for filmmakers and screenwriters.  Recently during a conversation with an acquaintance I discovered that even...

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Many people who visit Filmmakers Notebook may be aware that I have recently become Marketing Director for a new e-commerce and social networking platform called NOMOSA, which is designed to benefit all independent artists.  The website provides...

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If you enjoyed the first part of my Q&A with Karen Worden from Film Courage read on.  Karen continues to inspire in Part 2. In terms of being filmmakers what have you learned the most from doing your radio...

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Film Short: All You Need is Film Courage

August 4, 2010 | 2 Comments

One of the best shows for filmmakers to grace internet radio is Film Courage, which airs every Sunday at Noon PT on LA Talk Radio.  Co-hosts Karen Worden and David Branin have been building a supportive...

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Video footage from the Q&A at the Las Vegas International Film Festival with Director Ash Adams after the screening of his film “Once Fallen”, which stars Ed Harris, Brian Presley, Amy Madigan, Taraji P. Henson,...

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Film Short: What Are You Doing on Twitter?

July 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

During the past few weeks I had computer issues resulting in limited access online and suddenly became aware of just how much time I spend on Twitter as well as how much I enjoy it. ...

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Thought I’d share a video from the Filmmakers Panel at the Las Vegas International Film Festival featuring screenwriter David Paterson (Bridge to Terabithia).   In it, David speaks about some of difficulties finding funding that  indie filmmakers are...

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The second part of my Q&A interview with Producer/Actress Charlene Blaine-Schulenburg concentrating on her point of view as a film producer. Q. What made you decide to start your own production company? A. Ever since...

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