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    How A Film Festival Can Truly Help The Indie Film Community

    Film festivals must do more these days than just bring films to the public. The filmmakers need far more support than just that if they are going to be able to sustain a life of making ambitious and diverse work. Fortunately SOME festivals are doing something to help. The Lone Star International ...

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    NYFA's Consulting Program for Filmmakers

    Matthew Seig informs of a helpful new program for New York Filmmakers. Don't miss out on it!

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    Video: Christine Vachon Does A Good Ted Hope Impression

    Christine Vachon recently had a talk with Anthony Kaufman at the NewFest Visionary Award presentation and had many interesting things to say about her career, producing, and indie film -- all that plus a lovely impression of yours truly.

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    Video: Spike Jonze, Lisa Cholodenko, and me on Financing and The Rule Of The Samurai

    Spike, Lisa, and I got to have a great conversation at The Cleveland Public Library early this year, and a great crowd came. An official video was shot of the proceedings and hopefully will be available shortly, but this one came from the crowd, and is a nice little nugget to wet your appetite.

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    It's NOT About Art: The Film Industry Is About People Keeping Their Jobs

    Avenue Q reminded us: The internet is for downloading porn. Well, do you need me to remind you that the film industry is for keeping the few jobs in film development, production, sales, marketing & distribution that still remain?

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    25+ Things I Want To Know From New Filmmakers

    When I moderate a panel, I get to ask some questions that aren't the kind I often get to ask in a regular meeting. The questions are as much, and maybe perhaps more so, for the audience. Still though, I am generally trying to get at something: the how and why of creativity at this time in the world.I learned a lot from moderating the "New Faces Of Indie Film" panel at Lincoln Center on Saturday June 11, 2011. Yes, in the future when I am involved on a panel I will insist upon diversity, and yes, I will set a limit to the number of people on the panel. But I also learned from the answers folks gave. I didn't get to ask all of them, but ...

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