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A Guide To Independent Film Distribution in the 21st Century

This blog post originally appeared on Film Independent’s blog and appears here with the permission of the author. Another edition of the Los Angeles Film Festival is in the books. Thirty-nine films had their world premieres at the 2015 festival, 59 percent of the films that screened were from first-time directors. Audiences applauded and filmmakers […]


How the Directors of Meet the Patels Spread the Word and Built their Film Family

This blog post originally appeared on Film Independent’s blog and appears here with the permission of the author. Recently the Film Independent blog spoke with producer Jennifer Dubin about the harsh realities filmmakers sometimes face when it comes to distribution. If no one will release your movie the way you want it done, it’s up to […]


Six Smart Tips for Documentary Filmmaking

This blog post originally appeared on Film Independent’s blog and appears here with the permission of the author. Documentarians face a tall task: the story is unfolding right in front of you and you have to capture it. So many problems rear their heads on a documentary set. The lighting might be horrible, and you can’t change […]