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Independent filmmakers dream of making that indie darling that premieres at Sundance, sells for

American Film Market Builds Bridges With Festivals

Why is the American Film Market jumping into the festival business? Its Nov. 9

‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’ Flop Shouldn’t End Early VOD Experiments

“Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” represented a bold distribution experiment and an unprecedented alliance

Is Netflix’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’ the Future of Movies?

‘True Detective’ helmer Cary Fukunaga’s excellent child soldier saga is the first film to

One Way or Another: Why I Released My Film for Free on YouTube

Within the independent film world, prestige is the name of the game. It’s all

You Will Find Your People: Emily Best

Emily Best is the founder and CEO of Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and distribution platform

Hulu Explores Adding Ad-Free Option to Its Service

Hulu is exploring plans to add an advertising-free option to its service, according to

Video On Demand Platform Yekra Shuts Down

A company that offered studios and filmmakers a platform on which they could sell

Distribution Transparency: Four Filmmakers Reveal Their Numbers, Part Two

Tuesday’s post looked at Neil Berkeley and Judy Chaikin as two filmmakers who wanted to

What Do You Need to Open a Movie? a Post-Distribution Deal Checklist

So you made your film, screened it at a ton of festivals to rave

Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Heckled at Cannes: “You Will Destroy the Film Ecosystem in Europe”

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandoscame under fire from European film protectionists during his

GETTING INTO BED [with a distributer]

You’ve been seeing a lot of each other for a few weeks now. He

Should We Really Fear Movie Sequels?

There’s a new Pitch Perfect movie coming out next week. I knew that they were

Here’s How to Get Elijah Wood and the SpectreVision Team to Produce Your Film

SpectreVision, the genre film production company spearheaded by Elijah Wood along with filmmakers Daniel

Gumroad Now Lets You Rent Movies Directly from Content Creators

Gumroad, the indie sales platform for digital product sales, now supports video rentals. The

Here’s Why Female-Driven Films Are Important Right Now

Korycinski, an award-winning filmmaker, is currently in pre-production on “The Haircut,” a short film

Vimeo Uploads With Copyright Material Will Now Be Flagged Automatically, Even If It’s Licensed

You may already be familiar with YouTube’s copyright protection software, which scans all uploads to

Godard Excuses Himself from Cannes with “Letter in Motion” to Gilles Jacob and Thierry Fremaux

More than half a century since Breathless, Godard still enjoys his fair share of devotees despite a descent

10 Unconventional Steps to Get Your Indie Film Out in the World

Where do you go after winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes for your first

Attention, Filmmakers: There’s a New Indie Film Fund That Wants to See Your Project

A new film funding initiative launched today, promising to invest $12 million. However, as


Written by J. Holtham You have a great idea for a movie. You buckle

Attention Filmmakers: The Kickstarter Film Festival is Accepting Submissions

The Kickstarter Film Festival has begun accepting submission for its annual celebration-slash-showcase of successfully

Are You a Filmmaker Who Wants to Change the World? Here’s How to Win $10K and a Screening at Sundance 2015

The Internet is coming together to help aspiring filmmakers around the world — particularly

WMM Film Geeks #45: Interview with David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud

Garrett, Chad & Michelle are at it again with their latest installment of Film

The Impact Roundtable: Moviemakers On Social Action Films that Matter

Many of the subjects featured in the discussion were members of the online documentarian


Earlier today, Circus Road Films announced their 1st Annual Circus Road Screenplay Contest with