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    International Presales of U.S. Indies by Non-U.S. Companies

    On a panel Howard Rodman, VP of Writers Guild of America - West moderated a panel filmmakers, an agent, Film Finances and yours truly discussed how to make a film without the notorioius interference of studios (they should all be so lucky as to have this problem). In other words, the panelists disc...

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    Project of the Day: A Woman Teaches Intimacy to Men Afraid of It

    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. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

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    Project of the Day: Before Adam & Eve Was the Myth of Lilith -- 'Go in the Wilderness'

    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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    How Lucy Cooke Became The 'Steven Spielberg of [Cute] Sloth Filmmaking' and Helped Save Ugly Animals

    Recently, when talking about a video she produced for VICE Magazine, the Atlantic called Lucy Cooke the Steven Spielberg of sloth filmmaking." This was not necessarily the title London-based Cooke, a zoologist and filmmaker with a knack for comedy, was aspiring for.

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    Project of the Day: A Friendship (Or More?) in Seattle with Zachary Booth

    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. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

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    Project of the Day: A Columbia Thesis Film About Illegal Immigrants in Turkey

    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. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

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    Decide Who Gets to Talk to the Tribeca Film Institute! Vote for October's Project of the Month!

    October is almost over, and it's time to choose one of our Projects of the Week to be named October's Project of the Month. The project that receives the most votes for Project of the Month will receive a consultation from our Project of the Month partner, Tribeca Film Institute!

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    Congrats to 'Starck Project,' Indiewire's Project of the Week!

    Thanks to your votes, the story of one of the 80's greatest night clubs, "Starck Project," won this weekend's Project of the Week contest!

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    New Copyright Exemptions Put Strain On Filmmakers and Consumers

    This week the U.S. Copyright Office met again to decide on exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), resulting in a renewal of the exemption (first secured in 2010) that grants filmmakers the right to rip content from DVDs and streaming videos for the purpose of "fair use" incorpora...

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