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Attention, Filmmakers: 9 Tips for Maximizing Your Film's Success on the Festival Circuit

Attention, Filmmakers: 9 Tips for Maximizing Your Film's Success on the Festival Circuit

Festival programmers share their tips and advice for making the most out of…

You'll Want to Know These Up-and-Coming Filmmakers from Around the World

You'll Want to Know These Up-and-Coming Filmmakers from Around the World

Remember these names.

Attention, Midwest Filmmakers: Submit Your Film to This Crowdfunding Rally

Attention, Midwest Filmmakers: Submit Your Film to This Crowdfunding Rally

Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival and Seed&Spark are teaming up to help…

This Serbian Director Embodies a DIY Spirit

This Serbian Director Embodies a DIY Spirit

"You really have to do everything: to be the control freak, to know…

Why This Filmmaker Isn't Afraid to Challenge Béla Tarr

Why This Filmmaker Isn't Afraid to Challenge Béla Tarr

"I have to influence reality. Otherwise, I get bored."

Here's What It's Like to Be a Female Filmmaker in Morocco

Here's What It's Like to Be a Female Filmmaker in Morocco

"We expect very specific things when a woman is making a film, and when thos…

Attention, Filmmakers: Oxford Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

Attention, Filmmakers: Oxford Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

The Oxford Film Festival is accepting submissions for its 2016 festival,…

140 Projects Selected for 2015 Project Forum at Independent Film Week

140 Projects Selected for 2015 Project Forum at Independent Film Week

Of the 140 projects that have been invited to participate in the annual…

Attention, Filmmakers: Submit to NYC Web Fest Before Time Runs Out

Attention, Filmmakers: Submit to NYC Web Fest Before Time Runs Out

Submissions close July 31 at midnight EDT, so start hustling!

4 Factors That Influence a Distributor's Decision to Buy a Film

4 Factors That Influence a Distributor's Decision to Buy a Film

Two top independent film distribution executives share the most important…

10 Things I Learned From Self-Distributing My First Documentary Film

10 Things I Learned From Self-Distributing My First Documentary Film

Not everyone is going to want to see your film -- and that's okay.

Attention, Filmmakers: 13 Festival Deadlines Before the End of the Year

Attention, Filmmakers: 13 Festival Deadlines Before the End of the Year

Buckle up boys and girls, it's time to get busy with those applications.

How to Win at Film Festival Roulette: Stacking Your Odds at the Top Fests

How to Win at Film Festival Roulette: Stacking Your Odds at the Top Fests

Be smart in organizing your priorities, do your homework and prepare for the…

Read This Short Play to Understand the Documentary Filmmaking Process

Read This Short Play to Understand the Documentary Filmmaking Process

Follow along as Oscar-winning producer Simon Chinn steers a documentary from…

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How To Think Like a Composer

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How To Think Like a Composer

"Creating an orchestral sound-world is vital to film."

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Make a Million Dollar Movie for Thousands

Attention, Filmmakers: Here's How to Make a Million Dollar Movie for Thousands

"The passion translates. If you have passion for the project it comes…

Here's How This Fledgling Cinematographer Got to Shoot a Film That Made It to Cannes

Here's How This Fledgling Cinematographer Got to Shoot a Film That Made It to Cannes

AFI alumnus and 2014 Film Independent Project Involve fellow Carolina Costa…

Geena Davis' Film Festival is Great, But How Does Wal-Mart Fit In?

Geena Davis' Film Festival is Great, But How Does Wal-Mart Fit In?

While the brain behind the festival is Davis' research-based, non-profit…

Festival Favorite 'Meet the Patels' Has Distribution But Still Needs Help

Festival Favorite 'Meet the Patels' Has Distribution But Still Needs Help

After making the rounds on the festival circuit with their film, "Meet the…

The Top 8 Pitches at the Hot Docs Forum: What Worked and What Didn't

The Top 8 Pitches at the Hot Docs Forum: What Worked and What Didn't

These are the projects which hit it out of the park at "the world series" of…



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