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    Watch: Using Only Body Paint and Stop-Motion Animation, One Artist Has a Unique Take on the Circle of Life

    Artist Emma Allen posted her circle-of-life-through-body-paint stop-motion animation to Vimeo a few months ago, but it's just now bubbled to the top, and the video is a great showcase of what makeup can do to tell stories.

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    Congrats to 'Canary in a Coal Mine,' Indiewire's Project of the Week!

    Thanks to your votes, a film about life with M.E., the most prevalent and devastating disease your doctor has never heard of entitled "Canary in the Coal Mine" won this weekend’s Project of the Week contest!

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    How I Won Canon's Project Imaginat10n Contest: For 'Here and Now' Director Julian Higgins, It's All Thanks to His Actress, Abigail Spencer

    If it weren't for Julian Higgins’ lead actress, his film short "Here and Now" would have never been made or and gone on to become one of the winning films in Canon's Project Imaginat10n film contest.

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    Filmmakers, Use This 10 Step Casting Checklist to Cast Your Low-Budget Indie

    Slated Editorial Director Colin Brown is back with another essay in his series on packaging films. This one's a two-parter about casting. Below is the second installement, which includes a ten-step checklist for how to cast your feature. Check out the first part of this exploration of casting her...

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    How I Won Canon's Project Imaginat10n Contest: Meet the Filmmaking Family Behind 'Dominus'

    Arrius Sorbonne's short "Dominus" is a family affair. Written by Sorbonne's sister Ellesse Sorbonne Balli, shot by her husband Nathan Balli (who also served as the editor and visual effects head) and starring other family members, "Dominus" was filmed in just three days on a miniscule $400 budget --...

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    Screenwriting 101: 5 Tips for Writing Better Characters into Your Screenplay

    Writing a screenplay is a balancing act, and while all the components need to work together in harmony, the one component that can really make or break the script (in my opinion) is the character. In other words, you could have the most beautifully written story arc, and perfect structure to your sc...

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    Vote for Project of the Week! Will It Be 'Fitness,' 'ACT/OR,' 'Leaves' or 'Canary'?

    Vote below for this week's Project of the Week.

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    Filmmakers, There's Still a Chance for You to Be a Part of Spitfire's Ambitious Crowdsourced Documentary Contest

    Tongal, the company that has made a name for itself by encouraging the production of television and moving image web commercials through crowdsourcing ideas and production, is onto the next step of its partnership with Oscar-winning production company Spitfire Pictures. Spitfire Pictures is the doc...

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    Listen Up, First Time Filmmakers! Why Low Budget Directors Shouldn't Be Their Own Producers

    L.A.-based filmmaker Noam Kroll is currently working on his second feature. He keeps a production blog at his website NoamKroll.com. In this essay, Kroll argues for the value of a good producer by saying that no director should be their own producer. Check out Kroll's blog here, and his productio...

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    A Whale of a Tweet: Six Takeaways from the Twitter Success of CNN's Broadcast of 'Blackfish'

    As the world of television, including research leader Nielsen, begins to investigate more and more the use of Twitter to discuss television shows with other fans, several shows have become well known for developing a robust tweeting fanbase.

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