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    INTERVIEW | Michael Galinsky Takes the "Battle for Brooklyn" Across the Country

    In Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley's "Battle for Brooklyn," the subject is the Atlantic Yards development project, in which the New Jersey Nets, with the help of co-owner Jay-Z, would get a new home in downtown Brooklyn. It's a local story about plans to develop an area of Br...

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    Indie Spirit Awards Call for Entries Begins Today

    It's that time of year again: As summer starts to wind down, awards season revs up. Film Independent is getting a head start today, beginning its call for entries for the Independent Spirit Awards, now in its 27th year. They're also taking submissions for filmmaker grants.

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    indieWIRE's Project of the Day: Growing Up with a Coke-Smuggling Dad

    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 Little Documentary "Quantum Hoops" Became a Big Ben Stiller Comedy

    How does a tiny documentary become a hot Ben Stiller comedy? "Quantum Hoops" was Rick Greenwald's 2007 documentary that follows the CalTech basketball team in their quest to gain a win after 21 seasons of nothing but losses. Narrated by David Duchovny, the film made the rounds on ...

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    indieWIRE's Project of the Day: Michael Stipe EP'ed Film Explores YouTube Celebrity

    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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    What You Are About to Read is True: We Interview the Anonymous Creator of "Story Notes From Hell"

    Story Notes From Hell sounds like it could be any struggling screenwriter's snarky and solipsistic blog, but it's something much better. It's a collection of real-life excerpts and dialogue collected by an anonymous screenwriter. And it's an addictive delight.

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    The 10 Things You Must Know Before You Set Foot on the Festival Circuit

    Independent film advice is the ultimate in self-help literature; most filmmakers can't afford other options. (After making a movie, who has the money for professional consultation?) However, the Film Collaborative's new book, "Selling Your Film Without Selling Your Soul," looks to provide the next b...

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    indieWIRE's Project of the Day: Panama's Very Special Beauty Pageant

    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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    Eight Great Reasons to Shoot Your Movie in a Small Town

    It's only natural: You make a movie, you think New York. Or Los Angeles. No one thinks Biddeford, Maine (Pop.: 21,000).

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    indieWIRE's Project of the Day: The "Dangerous Adventures" of Saving Disappearing Parents

    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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