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The Writers Store has a special treat for anyone interested in screenwriting and you don’t have to be in Los Angeleswhere they are located in order to participate.  Registration is now open for The Screenwriter’s...

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Doc U, the International Documentary Association’s series of educational seminars and workshops for aspiring and experienced documentary filmmakers, is sponsoring another great event on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at The Cinefamily inLos Angeles.  This seminar...

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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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On December 3, 2011 the Nevada Film Alliance hosted Oscar-winning producer Edward Saxon’s (Silence of the Lambs) first ever all day seminar here in Las Vegas.  A few weeks ago I shared some of what was...

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Filmmakers Notebook spoke with actress D.J. Harner, who appears in the short film “Dog Math”, a poignant story about a child first experiencing loss with the death of a beloved pet.  John Donovan and I...

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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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In view of the constant changes happening with regard to state tax film credits it’s great to receive frequent updates from The Incentives Office.  For those who are unfamiliar with this organization, they help monetize...

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If you are one of the lucky people headed to the Sundance Film Festival and are interested in attending a panel discussion that could help you with your filmmaking career be sure to check out...

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One organization worth checking out and joining for any filmmaker interested in making documentaries is the IDA (International Documentary Association) located in Los Angeles.  A non-profit, the IDA acts as an advocate for filmmakers, can...

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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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