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One film that was very well received at the 2012 Las Vegas Film Festival is the heart wrenching and spiritually uplifting documentary “The Eyes of Thailand,” which was directed and produced by Windy Borman.  Recipient...

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Part 2 on Filmmakers Notebook with Oscar-winning Actor Louis Gossett Jr., who received the 2012 Male Indie Icon Award at the Las Vegas Film Festival. The role was demanding physically as well as emotionally.  For...

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On Saturday, July 21st actor Louis Gossett Jr. was awarded the 2012 Male Indie Icon Award at the Las Vegas Film Festival during festivities that included a press conference and a special screening celebrating the...

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One recent highlight was playing Lela Rogers in Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” starring Leonardo DiCaprio.  Thompson found Eastwood’s style interesting and was happy for the opportunity to see how he runs his set.  She said...

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Actress Lea Thompson was presented the 2012 Female Indie Icon Award  by actor/director Ash Adams during the Las Vegas Film Festival following the World Premiere of her new film “The Trouble with the Truth” on...

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This is an interesting week for indie filmmakers looking for workshops and other events they can attend in person or online..  For those in the LA area IndieCon is presenting a Film Finance & Distribution...

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For filmmakers who aren’t able to attend classes in order to learn about different types of software one way of adding to their skill set is by signing up for webinars and/or other online programs...

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This week June 23rd and June 24th have quite a bit to offer independent filmmakers.  For starters the Writer’s Store is kicking off the Master the Craft of Screenwriting Webinar Series with Syd Field beginning...

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When I accepted the honor of being one of the three judges for the Las Vegas 48 Hour Film Project I really didn’t know what was involved.  Along with my fellow judges Kelly Schwarze, director...

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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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