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    The "No Endorsement" Mark - A Simple Solution For A Complex Problem

    "if there’s one thing the file-sharing wars have taught us, it’s that there’s more profit in figuring out how to let honest people do the right thing than there is in chasing down cheapskates who don’t want to pay up – especially when the anti-cheapskate measures make life miserable for the honest c...

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    A Public Discussion On THE FUTURE OF FILM With You, Me (Ted Hope), & Brian Newman

    Brian Newman and I are headed towards the Czech Republic this holiday weekend in order to have a very public discussion on The Future Of Film with the filmmakers and audiences at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. Yet, you too can join in even if you can't make your way to this wonderful festival. Neither Brian nor I are great fans of panel discussions these days; they fail to mine the great knowledge or passions of the community. So in contemplating how to get something done in the time we have allotted, Brian and I decided it would be good to get the conversation started a bit early. Below, Brian and I put together a focus on what we think...

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    Guest Post: Jacques Thelemaque "Independent Film (Dis)Integration Part 1"

    When I first started blogging, one of the first people I encountered was Jacques Thelamaque. His blog "A Filmmaker's Life" had a similar POV as a lot of what I was writing, albeit from a more personal approach. It is always great to encounter a kindred spirit, particularly one who doesn't seek to j...

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    Guest Post: Jacques Thelemaque "Independent Film (Dis)Integration Part 2"

    Perhaps you read today's earlier guest post from Jacques. But did you realize that The Filmmakers' Alliance fundraising campaign closes today?! I hadn't, so I hadn't given until this morning. Jacques explains below some of the great needs that are within our reach to solve: curation, aggregation,...

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    Guest Post: Ava DuVernay "What Color is Indie?”

    Back in January I heard of Ava DuVernay for the first time when the NYTimes ran a story on her new distro initiative. I thought "wow, there's a good idea, that can be replicated in many forms." It lifted my spirits, but then the assault of super-abundance of everything pulled my attention elsewher...

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