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Documentary Sales Are Surging, But What’s Driving the Competition?
Film & Television 21st Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

There has never been a more profitable time for documentaries. Here's why most industry insiders are optimistic about the trend.
Wes Anderson Directs New Christmas Short Film With Adrien Brody - Watch
Film & Television 30th Nov 2016

Wes Anderson, Adrien Brody, Come Together

Christmas has come early for Wes Anderson fans. The filmmaker recently directed a surprise short film for Swedish clothing company H&M starring Adrien Brody called “Come Together.”
VR Buying Guide: How to Give Virtual Reality This Holiday Season
Film & Television 28th Nov 2016

virtual reality, vr

The best ways to turn smartphones into VR headsets, what to buy for gamers and high end users, or how to only spend $10.
Free Scripts! Download 2017 Oscar Contenders ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and More (Running List)
Screenwriting 21st Oct 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting, scipts

Indiewire have a new list full of screenplays that you can skim over, read how the writer envisioned the film, and then go see how the director interpreted it on the big screen.
Why Having the Right Agent Could Make or Break Your Movie
Finance & Funding 29th Sep 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, film financing, film funding, agents

During a panel conversation at IFP's Film Week, agents from Los Angeles and New York discussed the importance of packaging in getting movies made.
‘Queen of Katwe’: How Mira Nair Merged a Gritty African Slum Story with a Disney Movie
Film & Television 27th Sep 2016
Mira Nair brought her knowledge of Uganda to this true story of a champion chess player who escapes the slums.
How We Made $1.5 Million Self-Distributing Our Doc: The Six-Step Playbook
Distribution 5th Sep 2016

filmmaking tips, film school, indie tips, distribution

Once you find your niche audience, follow these concrete steps to unlocking your documentary's earning potential.
Message From Fantasia: Now Is a Great Time to Make Genre Films
Film & Television 31st Aug 2016

filmmaking tips, film funding, film finance

The international co-production market demonstrates how the tight knit genre community invests in promising filmmakers.
7 Revelations From Indiegogo and Seed&Spark Execs on How to Successfully Crowdfund Your Film
Finance & Funding 8th Jul 2016

film finance, film funding, crowdfunding

These lessons from Palm Springs Shortfest could change the way you think about your fundraising campaign altogether.