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Screenwriter/Director Jason Reitman during Filmapalooza at NAB 2010, sharing some of his thoughts and experiences regarding independent film. During Filmapalooza’s celebration at NAB 2010, independent filmmaker Jason Reitman took the stage for a one hour conversation.  Well...

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Scream Queen Rachel Grubb Turns Filmmaker

April 4, 2010 | 3 Comments

Although she is perhaps best known for her roles in horror films, such as “13 Hours in a Warehouse”, there is more to Scream Queen, Rachel Grubb, than just her famous face.  In fact, she’s...

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“The Square”, a Film Noir thriller produced by Australian siblings Joel and Nash Edgerton’s Blue-Tongue Films, has been generating positive reviews from publications including The New York Times, GQ and Variety, while drawing favorable comparisons...

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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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If you are a filmmaker looking for valuable legal information online,  subscribe to Attorney Mark Litwak’s Entertainment Law Resources Newsletter.   Each issue features an article written by Mark focusing on a particular aspect of the law.  The latest piece entitled “Distributing...

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Film Short: February Events for Filmmakers

February 2, 2010 | 1 Comments

Now that the hiatus of the holiday season is over and we’re full speed ahead into the new year, it’s time to spread the word about upcoming events again.  Below is a list of courses, workshops...

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One of the new voices speaking out and being heard about “New World” film marketing and distribution business models belongs to Festival Darlings founder Thomas Mai, who will soon be relocating from Brazil and setting up shop in Los...

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On Friday night  I enjoyed attending  a Red Carpet Premiere at the Las Vegas Hilton for a couple of reasons. First of all, it was a theatrical screening of “Reach for Me”, a heartwarming independent film...

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Now that we’ve finished shooting “Accused” and we’re in post-production, I have more observations as a first time producer that I’d like to share with you.  First of all, when it comes to making a...

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There’s an old expression that knowledge is power and I believe that now is the time for indie filmmakers to embrace that adage and learn as much as possible about the business side of the movie industry....

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