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With Awards Season in full swing most eyes turn to Film Independent because of the Independent Spirit Awards, which will be held this year on Sunday, February 23rd and televised on IFC. However, this is...

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Part 2 of the Filmmakers Notebook Q&A with the talented and insightful filmmaker, Angelo Bell.  As I mentioned before, it is not only Angelo’s creativity and abilities that made me want to find out more about...

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The first time I heard of Angelo Bell was on Twitter.  I read a couple of his tweets about writing screenplays and wanted to know more.  Here was a filmmaker with wit and wisdom who...

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Filmmaker Val Lauren was the first recipient of Openfilm’s Get It Made Competition, winning the grand prize for his short “HELP”, about a son desperate to save his dying mother.  Born and raised in Los...

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In addition to being a well respected producer/director/writer responsible for bringing such projects as the two #1 “Mortal Kombat” feature films and the CGI-animated feature film “Foodfight” starring Charlie Sheen and Eva Longoria to the screen, Larry...

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Producer/Director Tod Lancaster shares more information about the production of his new independent film “Shooting April” in Part 2 of his Q&A with Filmmakers Notebook. What’s the most valuable lesson you learned from making “Shooting...

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The list of Honorees for the 2010 Emerging Cinematographers Awards continues on this week’s Film Short… Patrick Meade Jones – “Android Love”:  Starting out by shooting home videos with an Hi8 camera in the suburbs...

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The 2010 Emerging Cinematographer Awards will be presented on September 26th at 5:00pm at the Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles.  The Awards presentation and screening program will be immediately followed...

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Back in March 2009, when I was at the beginning of my own journey into filmmaking, I had the good fortune to attend the Film Finance Forum held in Los Angeles.  The brainchild produced by...

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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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