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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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Show Notes From Segment 1 – This Filmmakers Notebook Radio Podcast features Filmmaker Jeremy Settles, Tattoo Artist Rob McClurg and the host of Las Vegas Is Talking John Donovan. Jeremy and Rob were generous enough to...

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Here is the second part of a Q&A with Filmmaker Val Lauren, who  was the first recipient of Openfilm’s Get It Made Competition.  Val won the grand prize for his short “HELP”, about a son desperate to...

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October 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

As many of you probably know one of the most useful tools independent filmmakers have at their disposal when it comes to seeking investors is Section 181, which was recently extended.  Filmmakers Notebook is pleased...

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October 11, 2010 | 2 Comments

During the past two years I have continued to speak with filmmakers who have had positive and successful experiences finding screenwriters and producers using the website InkTip.  For this reason I have become increasingly curious...

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October 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Filmmakers Notebook brings you Part 2 of a Q&A with InkTip Founder Jerrol LeBaron, so read on to learn more. What separates InkTip from similar websites on the internet? This can’t help but sound arrogant,...

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October 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

At the beginning of the year Filmmakers Notebook ran a list of 50 Indie Film Tweeters Worth Following on Twitter during 2013, which was extremely popular.  As a result I decided to add 10 new...

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October 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Part 3 of the Filmmakers Notebook Q&A with David Spaltro writer/director of the award winning “Things I Don’t Understand,” who wraps up by telling us what’s coming next for him. Looking back at the entire...

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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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On Saturday February 27th and Sunday February 28th Mitchell Block, executive producer and co-creator of the Emmy Award winning Carrier,  will once again be offering his two amazing seminars: Financing and Producing Documentary Programs and the Documentary...

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