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    Toolkit Case Study: Friends Band Together to Make "The People I've Slept With"

    Born out of conversation between two friends, director Quentin Lee and actress Karin Anna Cheung, "The People I've Slept With" has gone on to earn positive word of mouth in the press and a TV deal through MTV's Logo TV.

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    Toolkit Case Study: "Undertow" Director Javier Fuentes-León Comes Out On Top

    "Don't underestimate the potential of any 'door'," said Javier Fuentes-León in a statement to indieWIRE. Fuentes-León, the director of "Undertow," was initially unsure about participating in the Berlin International Film Festival's Talent Campus. After deciding to accept, he (profiled by Brian Brook...

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    Toolkit Case Study: Director/Writer Kyle Alvarez & the Road to Making "Easier With Practice"

    After a solid international festival run that included screenings in Edinburgh, Ireland, Montreal, Mumbai, Thessaloniki, Estonia, Kyle Alvarez's "Easier With Practice," was released domestically on DVD and VOD in late April 2010 shortly after Alvarez nabbed the Someone to Watch Aw...

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    Toolkit Case Study: "B-Girl" Takes an Unconventional Route to Find Audiences, Dancing All the Way

    The following profile of "B-Girl," reformatted for publication in indieWIRE's Filmmaker Toolkit, is one of the filmmaking Case Studies offered to participants at last weekend's Film Independent Filmmaker Forum in Los Angeles. All quotes come from filmmakers Emily and Elizabeth...

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    Toolkit | A Lifeline for Docs: OWN It!

    It has yet to hit the air, but Oprah Winfrey's network, OWN, is not surprisingly at the forefront of the distribution maze, and the talk show monarch apparently has a plan that could potentially snap new life into non-fiction filmmaking.

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    Toolkit | Finance, Marketing, Tax Incentives and All Around Useful Advice at Filmmaker Forum

    Film Independent's Filmmaker Forum launched today with a bevvy of advice, insight and case studies to be had and digested by attendees at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles. Discussions on tax incentives, the marketplace, budgeting, pitching for both narrative and non-fiction and more wer...

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    Toolkit | A Look at this Weekend's FIND Filmmaker Forum; Full Schedule

    A weekend packed with filmmaking insiders and insights, Film Independent's annual Filmmaker Forum is set for the final weekend of this month, October 29 - 31. A screening of Doug Liman's "Fair Game" and a keynote by Lionsgate’s Joe Drake will kick-off the event and will be presented this year with indieWIRE. The conference aims to arm filmmakers with knowledge via a wide-ranging roster of industry participants, directors and producers alike over two full days of panels, case studies and networking sessions at the Directors Guild in Los Angeles. Lionsgate’s Joe Drake, Co-Chief Operating Officer and President of its Motion Picture Group, will o...

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    Distributor Profile: Wolfe Releasing

    All information published in the indieWIRE Distributor Profiles is provided by the individual company.

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    Distributor Profile: Elephant Eye Films

    All information published in the indieWIRE Distributor Profiles is provided by the individual company.

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    In the Works: Carol Channing!, Teenagers Confined, Nancy Out of Control, Death Road

    The profiles in this weeks In the Works column go to two extremes: "Carol Channing: Larger than Life" explores the epitome of letting loose, in an exploration of one of the most vibrant performers under the age of 100 working in the U.S. today; and in our smaller profiles, we see expl...

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