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    How This First-Time Filmmaker Shot a Film at Sea in Somalia... and Won at Sundance

    Cutter Hodierne shot the Sundance-winning piracy drama "Fishing Without Nets" on a boat in East Africa with Somali non-actors. How did he pull it off?

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    How Do You Make a Career in Indie Film in the Age of Piracy?

    How to make a living in independent film? It's the question facing every indie filmmaker today. A recent panel at IFP Independent Film Week addressed the issue of how to make a living in the age of piracy.

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    Writer Who Pirated 'The Expendables 3' Saw It In Theaters, Panned It

    Not that he's wrong, necessarily, but it takes a lot of gall to pirate a movie and then say it's not worth paying for.

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    Here's Why BitTorrent Needs to Condemn Piracy

    As part of our Indiewire's coverage of piracy in the film industry from various perspectives, we're sharing Ruth Vitale's guest post about BitTorrent. BitTorrent responds: "Of course we condemn piracy, we always have."

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    'Expendables 3' Leaked Online. What Does It Mean for Indie Filmmakers?

    Three weeks ahead of its U.S. premiere, a high-quality copy of "The Expendables 3," starring Sylvester Stallone, has been downloaded via piracy sites nearly 190,000 in just over 24 hours, Variety reports.

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    Guest Post: Here's How Piracy Hurts Indie Film

    Two indie film veterans write about the danger of piracy to indie film in this Op-Ed for Indiewire.

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    Ti West On Why Piracy Hurts Indie Film (and It's Not All About The Money)

    In an impassioned open letter to the internet, director Ti West explains why piracy hurts indie films in particular.

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    5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Top Indies in iTunes, Xbox Gets GoPro and More

    Piracy, a new color predictor app, top indies in iTunes and more must-read tech news for filmmakers and film fans.

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    Hollywood Movie Studios Sue Shuttered Piracy Site Megaupload

    U.S. law enforcement officials shut down Megaupload, the movie piracy site, back in 2012, but today, six major U.S. movie studios have filed a lawsuit against the cyberlocker site and its key operators, alleging that they profited from massive copyright infringement.

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