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One independent film that has caught the attention of fans and film festivals alike is the drama “Reach for Me”.  The heartwarming story about the inhabitants of a hospice featured a stellar cast including Seymour Cassel,...

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 Steve Marra, Director of the independent film “Amanda”, had reason to smile last May as he celebrated the movie’s red carpet premiere along with cast members Ariana Dubynin (Amanda) and Bill Bannister (Bob Bender) at...

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  Developing  marketing plans for independent features and shorts is becoming a necessity for filmmakers, especially in view of the current financing and distribution challenges facing them.  As co-producer of “Accused” I’ve been handling promotion, which...

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Recently I received a few requests for information regarding any upcoming film funding events and there are two on the calendar that I’m familiar with, one this month and the other in September.  First of all, The...

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  Academy Award Winner Mark Boal’s journey from journalist to screenplay writer was an interesting one that began long before he wrote the “The Hurt Locker” he explained at the 2010 Campus Moviefest.  Graduating from Oberlin College...

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Ironically enough, the first workshop I attended at the 2010 Movie Campusfest Grand Finale held at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas last weekend was led by Sam Eigen, Executive Vice Present at Shoreline Entertainment discussing...

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The opening night kick off at the Las Vegas International Film Festival, held from June 4th – 6th at the Hilton Hotel, began with a screening of Kevin Asch’s “Holy Rollers” followed by a Q&A...

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“Once Fallen”, the hard hitting crime drama from writer/director Ash Adams staring Brian Presley, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Peter Weller, Taraji P. Henson, Chad Lindberg and Sharon Gless won the Best Feature Award at the...

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It’s common for people to use New Year’s Day as a measuring stick when they look back and reflect on what’s changed for them during the previous twelve months.  For some of us, however, this...

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For this week’s Film Short I’m posting some of the highlights from the demos at the Las Vegas IndieMeet held at the home of filmmakers Mike and Sheila Conway during this past Memorial Day Weekend. ...

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