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    iW's Project of the Day: Hiding from Your Horrors in the Southwest in "Coyote Requiem"

    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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    Congrats to "Tomorrow We Disappear," This Week's Project of the Week

    Thanks to your votes, the documentary about a fading, no, disappearing, magician's community in India "Tomorrow We Disappear" won this weekend’s Project of the Week contest for last week!

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    Meet the Hack Behind "Screenwriting Tips... You Hack"

    About two years ago, Xander Bennett liked to Tweet his observations, both sarcastic and sincere, on being a struggling screenwriter. He was prolific -- so much so that when a follower told him to shut up with the Tweeting and start blogging, he recognized it as good advice.

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    Werner Herzog Says Independent Film Is a Myth (and 7 More Good Ideas From the FIND Forum Keynote)

    The Film Independent Forum opened Saturday at the DGA in Los Angeles with a "keynote Q&A" from Werner Herzog. And while the format might have been a cheat, his conversation was honest and direct.

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    Will You See This Movie? | Sophie Fiennes and Slavoj Zizek Revisit "The Pervert's Guide"

    The theories of Slovenian philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Zizek might not be the first subject you'd think could be easily translated into a documentary, but in her 2006 film "The Pervert's Guide to Cinema," Sophie Fiennes accomplished just that. The film inserts Zizek in...

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    iW's Project of the Day: A Documentary Collective Shoots Occupy Wall Street

    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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    The Porno Clause and Other Legal Tips Filmmakers May Not Know, But Will Wish They Had

    Full disclosure: There's no end to the legal rigamarole that accompanies any film's distribution and this article will not make it any shorter. However, the only thing that's worse than paying legal fees is wishing that you had. So with that in mind, here are four items that could b...

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    iW's Project of the Day: "Tomorrow We Disappear," A Doc about India's Last Magicians' Colony

    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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    iW's Project of the Day: Former Game Designer Makes "Curse of the Phantom Shadow"

    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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    Here Are the First Two Winners for Christine Vachon and Ted Hope's Masterclass

    The first winners for tickets to Christine Vachon and Ted Hope's first-ever stateside masterclass in producing, Killer/Hope Masterclass: Get Your Movie Made, Make It Well, Make It Great, Get It Seen & Survive to Do It All Over Again, have been selected.

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