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    Hey Documentary Filmmakers: True/False Announces New 'Pay The Artists' Initiative

    The True/False Film Festival -- which goes down this year from February 27-March 2 in Columbia, Missouri -- has announced a new initiative that should please documentary filmmakers: The Pay The Artists Program.

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    POV and NFB at Forefront of Interactive Filmmaking at FilmGate Interactive and Beyond

    POV and the NFB are at the forefront of interactive filmmaking at this year's FilmGate Interactive in Miami.

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    Philip Bloom On Balancing Art and Business and The Best Cameras for Low-Budget Filmmaking

    British filmmaker Phillip Bloom is in Miami Beach to lead a three-day master class in "Making the Eco Doc" as part of Filmgate Interactive, the interactive transmedia festival that runs from February 1-5.

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    'Mulholland Drive,' 'The Graduate' and 'Zoolander'? Here Are the Films That Inspired This Year's Sundance Filmmakers

    We asked this year's crop of Sundance Film Festival filmmakers which films inspired them and collected their answers.

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    Indiewire Selects the 14 Breakouts of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

    Here we highlight 14 of the breakout hits from the Sundance Film Festival 2014.

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    Sundance Diary: Ira Sachs on Premiering 'Love is Strange' and Meeting With Buyers

    Veteran filmmaker Ira Sachs ("Keep the Lights On") came to the 2014 edition of the Sundance Film Festival with his new drama "Love is Strange," and walked away with some of the best reviews of his career and a pickup from Sony Pictures Classics. In this diary entry, exclusive to Indiewire, Sachs ope...

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    Female Directors at Sundance Have a Long Way to Go, New Study Finds

    There has been no overall change in the number of female directors and producers at Sundance over the past decade, a new study commissioned by the Sundance Institute and Women in Film Los Angeles found.

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    Indiewire's Guide to Distributors at Sundance 2014

    Welcome to the first-ever Indiewire Sundance Distributors Guide. We've created this guide for filmmakers, especially ones who are new to the festival circuit and could use some help figuring out who is who.

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    Attention, Filmmakers: Here's the Distribution Strategy You Need Before Sundance (Or Any Film Festival)

    Distribution strategist Peter Broderick tells you what you need to know about film festivals.

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    FilmGate Interactive Unveils Schedule for 2nd Interactive Film Festival and Technology Conference Featuring Master Class with Philip Bloom

    FilmGate Interactive, South Florida’s first fully interactive film festival and technology conference, returns for a second year, February 1-5, 2014, throughout various South Florida venues, to engage the community in a showcase of the latest ideas and innovations of modern storytelling and audienc...

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