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    Attention Filmmakers: Werner Herzog's 'Rogue Film School' Teaches Guerrilla Filmmaking Tactics and the Art of Lock-picking

    Werner Herzog stole a 35mm camera from Munich Film School in order to become a filmmaker, something he considered "a necessity" rather than theft. Now, Herzog is going to teach more filmmakers how to take what is necessary rather than wait for permission at Rogue Film School.

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    8 Great Filmmaking Tools for Indie Filmmakers from NAB

    Here's Indiewire's picks for the best filmmaking tools for indie filmmakers from NAB, which just wrapped in Las Vegas.

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    10 Reasons Why We Need a National Film Screening Series

    A National Screening Series is a new concept where theaters across the country screen a movie before it’s released, then simulcast a Q&A with filmmakers and talent to audiences immediately following the screening. Here's why it's a good idea.

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    Columbia University Announces the Blue List Screenwriting Competition Winners

    You've heard of the Black List, now here's the Blue List. Columbia University in New York has announced its list of six exceptional unproduced screenplays they'll support.

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    Project of the Day: 'Stones We Throw'

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

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    Tribeca Film Institute Announces TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund Grantees

    The Tribeca Film Institute has announced the 2014 grantees of the TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund, which gives filmmakers funding and guidance with regards to innovative films that are concerned with science, mathematics, and technology.

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    Screenwriters and Mentors Announced for the Hamptons International Film Festival Screenwriters' Lab

    The Hamptons International Film Festival has announced its selections for the 13th annual Screenwriters' Lab.

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    7 Tips for Documentary Filmmakers from Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

    At the 17th Full Frame Documentary Festival, top programming executives as well as funding specialists shared advice with attendees about how to get funded and go the distance in today’s competitive documentary environment.

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    Exclusive Video: David Gordon Green Explains Why He Populated 'Joe' With Non Actors

    David Gordon Green's new film "Joe" has been making waves since first premiering on the festival circuit last year namely for featuring Nicolas Cage's best performance in ages. And while yes, Cage is indeed awesome in the titular role, his co-stars in the film are equally as strong. As it turns out,...

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    Project of the Day: 'Drip'

    Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

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