Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Filmmaker Toolkit

  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    5 Tips for Filmmakers on How to Navigate the Film Festival World: An IFP Film Week Report

    Sarasota Film Festival director Tom Hall, who has consulted with festival programmers around the world to develop Best Practices for Film Festivals, delivered succinct advice to filmmakers on Thursday during IFP Film Week.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    The Top 8 Challenges of Crowdfunding: An IFP Film Week Perspective

    Crowdfunding has become a go-to method for indie filmmakers, but they are facing lots of obstacles. We outline the top 8 challenges in crowdfunding.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    Why Getting on Upworthy is the New Goal for Kickstarter Campaigns

    When the project page for Pamela Green and Jarik van Sluijs' campaign for "Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice-Guy Blache" launched on Kickstarter, it was promising. The film was about a subject that film history nerds knew, the first major female director, and it was an idea that was intriguing ...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    The Future of Crowdfunding (and the Tax Implications)

    A panel during IFP Film Week talked about crowdfunding and its tax implications.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    8 comments
    tweet
    0

    Project of the Day: A Photographer, A Mermaid & The Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in 'Pepper and the Salt Sea'

    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.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Exclusive: Film Independent Forum Announces 2013 Keynote Speakers Ted Sarandos and Ava DuVernay

    Film Independent, the non-profit organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, has announced two keynote speakers for the upcoming 2013 Film Independent Forum. Ted Sarandos, Chief Executive Officer of Netflix, will deliver the Executive Keynote addr...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    6 comments
    tweet
    0

    Project of the Day: A Film Editor in 80s London in Horror 'EDIT'

    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."EDIT"Tweetable Logline:

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    7 comments
    tweet
    0

    How to Succeed in Business: 6 Tips From IFP Keynote Speaker Glen Basner

    After hearing FilmNation CEO Glen Basner talk at the IFP Film Week Filmmaker Conference, we wrote up these 6 lessons in how to succeed in the film business.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    45 comments
    tweet
    0

    10 Reasons Why Filmmakers Should Shoot Film (According to Kodak)

    At a Kodak-sponsored panel during IFP Film Week, filmmakers discuss the benefits of shooting on film.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    'Insidious,' 'Paranormal Activity' Producer Jason Blum On the Secret to His Phenomenal Success

    Box office pundits all expressed shock this past Sunday at how well "Insidious: Chapter 2" performed financially, generating the second highest September bow in history with a mighty impressive weekend cume of $41.1 million. But for producer Jason Blum, whose Blumhouse Pictures produced the film and...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Adopt Films to Release African-American ...SydneysBuzz
  • ViolationTeaser Trailer: Street Harassment Triggers ...Shadow and Act
  • Janine Sherman BarroisABC Backs Another Black Woman-Led Drama ...Shadow and Act