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Indie Film Will Eat Itself: Are lower budgets sabotaging crew-base? - Indie Wire (blog)

Indie Film Will Eat Itself: Are lower budgets sabotaging crew-base? - Indie Wire (blog) | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
Indie Wire (blog)Indie Film Will Eat Itself: Are lower budgets sabotaging crew-base?
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Here's the Third Winner for Christine Vachon and Ted Hope's Masterclass - Indie Wire (blog)

Here's the Third Winner for Christine Vachon and Ted Hope's Masterclass - Indie Wire (blog) | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
Indie Wire (blog)Here's the Third Winner for Christine Vachon and Ted Hope's MasterclassIndie Wire (blog)Our producers wanted a horror film because they had experience there and it's a safer bet with no budget and unknown cast.
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FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR JAMESON FIND YOUR AUDIENCE AWARD

FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR JAMESON FIND YOUR AUDIENCE AWARD | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
$40,000 CASH GRANT IS FUNDED BY JAMESON® IRISH WHISKEY   LOS ANGELES (November 2, 2011) – Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, is now accepting submissions for the...
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Creative England names Vision+Media staff on senior management team - How Do

Creative England names Vision+Media staff on senior management team - How Do | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
How DoCreative England names Vision+Media staff on senior management teamHow DoHer role will be to lead a national team to promote the English regions to film makers.
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THE MICROBUDGET CONVERSATION: DO YOUR HOMEWORK ...

THE MICROBUDGET CONVERSATION: DO YOUR HOMEWORK ... | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
As Micro-Budget folks we can only get better at this. Use that drive, passion, and freedom, but don't rush it. If you're frustrated, put it into the pre-production and make your no-budget film that much better…your brain costs ...
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SECRETS TO SUCCESS FROM OUR CASE STUDY COLLECTION

SECRETS TO SUCCESS FROM OUR CASE STUDY COLLECTION | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
As we all know too well, there is not one road to success when you choose a career making films. Each filmmaker must forge their own path by
From Javier Fuentes-León's Undertow
considering what is right for their film and their career.
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"A CINEMA OF RECESSION: MICRO-BUDGETING, MICRO-DRAMA, AND THE "MUMBLECORE" MOVEMENT" by Maria San Filippo

http://t.co/iSOoE358 - Hey film hipster! Wanna know where its at!! THE POST-MUMBLECORE MOMENT! Flush ur Wes Anderson dvds down the can man!
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Great First Features for 250K and Under | jasonbkohl.com

Another interesting point here is that many, many of these films were shot ON FILM for less than many graduate thesis films cost. Just as a clincher, here are Peter Broderick's 9 principles of ultra-low budget filmmaking: ...
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Very low Finances Movies Usually aren't Difficult to Make | Gotham ...

This could be real in a large amount of strategies but not so much in film-making. If truth be told, big-budgeted movies are further epic in nature and so are because of this further hard to yield. With low-budgeted movies, ...
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DGA RELEASES RESULTS ON WOMEN & MINORITY DIRECTORS WORKING IN TV

DGA RELEASES RESULTS ON WOMEN & MINORITY DIRECTORS WORKING IN TV | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
Directors Guild of America released a report on the percentages of women and minority directors in episodic television.  The numbers are dire.
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What Does a Feature Film for the Web Look Like?

What Does a Feature Film for the Web Look Like? | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
Here's a question: what is Film 2.0?With my goal of making and releasing a "web feature" looming in the near future, I am beginning to question even the very nature of what that means.
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CELEBRATING HISPANIC HISTORY MONTH WITH HBO’s THE LATINO LIST

CELEBRATING HISPANIC HISTORY  MONTH WITH HBO’s THE LATINO LIST | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
My new colleague Elvis Mitchell, Film Independent at LACMA Curator, collaborated with Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on The Black List  for HBO.
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No Budget Film Festival 2011 - Trailers - YouTube

No Budget Film Festival 2011 - TrailersYouTubeTo buy your tickets, visit: http://wearecartel.org/nobudgetfilmfestival2011.php On Thursday, August 25th, at the Downtown Independent, cARTel: Collaborative Arts LA will be holding the second annual No...
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THE MICROBUDGET CONVERSATION: TIPS FROM THE MIX | The ...

This week I give you a bonus post and contest. In keeping with what seems to be our “Do Your Homework” theme, we have Grant Edmonds from MixMyFilm.com with.
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THE RIGHT WAY TO APPROACH CROWDFUNDING

THE RIGHT WAY TO APPROACH CROWDFUNDING | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
Peter Broderick, the president of Paradigm Consulting and a guru of the digital distribution revolution, was on hand to moderate a panel about crowdfunding at the 2011 Film Independent Forum.  He brought Peter Broderick and Nick Lewis speak at the...
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FIND ANSWERS: YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT INTERNATIONAL SALES AGENTS

FIND ANSWERS: YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT INTERNATIONAL SALES AGENTS | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
Debra Granik's Winter's Bone signed with Fortissimo Films as a foreign sals agent at Sundance.
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Gary Baddeley On 'What One Learns About Film Financing From Film Financing ... - Indie Wire (blog)

Gary Baddeley On 'What One Learns About Film Financing From Film Financing ... - Indie Wire (blog) | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
Gary Baddeley On 'What One Learns About Film Financing From Film Financing ...Indie Wire (blog)I don't think he was talking about the microbudget kind of films that my company and surely those of many of the readers of HopeForFilm make though.
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George Lucas, J.J. Abrams and Other Filmmakers React to Death of ...

George Lucas, J.J. Abrams and Other Filmmakers React to Death of ... | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
Aѕ раrt οf hіѕ tenure аt Apple, Jobs mаdе digital editing аnd filmmaking a more realistic аnd low-budget option, affording those wіth a passion fοr film opportunities thеу mіght nοt hаνе gotten іn thе past.
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DIVERSITY DEVELOPMENTS IN THE INDUSTRY

DIVERSITY DEVELOPMENTS IN THE INDUSTRY | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
There have been some interesting diversity news in the entertainment industry recently.  Check it out!
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THE MICROBUDGET CONVERSATION ... - Filmmaker Magazine

In our last post Anna Rebek briefly touched on one very important aspect of sacrifice when it comes to making microbudget films...crew. I think we often have to.
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Mumblecore After the Rise of Web Video and Decline of Digital ...

Mumblecore After the Rise of Web Video and Decline of Digital ... | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
What was mumblecore? Many of its formal characteristics were obviously side effects of rise of digital filmmaking — because of cost — and rarely true artistic statements about the state of cinema. I argue in my article that ...
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Cheap shots: Microbudget film-makers

Cheap shots: Microbudget film-makers | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
In 1991 two films changed the landscape of indie cinema by making the frugality of the budget a selling point.
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LEGAL EASE: IS THIS PRODUCER TRYING TO PULL SOMETHING OVER ON ME?

LEGAL EASE: IS THIS PRODUCER TRYING TO PULL SOMETHING OVER ON ME? | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
Q: I just had someone send me an option agreement. I’m not going to lie… a lot of it is legal mumbo jumbo that I don’t fully understand but seems harmless. There’s one thing though that seems really weird.
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FIND ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT MUSIC LICENSING

FIND ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT MUSIC LICENSING | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
As a follow-up to last week’s post about clearances, I’ve been asked specifically about music clearances.  Here’s the scoop: I can’t stress enough how important it is to get the proper clearance, or licenses, for music used in your film.  Music is...
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REFOCUSING YOUR ART, FINDING JOE

REFOCUSING YOUR ART, FINDING JOE | Microbudget Filmmaking | Scoop.it
“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell
 
Chances are, you’re reading this because you are a veteran or aspiring filmmaker in some capacity.
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