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IFP’S Independent Film Week – 2014 Wrap-up

IFP’S Independent Film Week – 2014 Wrap-up

As ever, the Independent Filmmaker Project’s Independent Film Week, which wrapped last Friday at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, remains a seminal annual event for those involved in indie film, be they industry figures or media types like me. Indeed, one of the things that makes the event so special is that it brings

Notes from IFP Indie Film Week: Day 5 – Sundance #ArtistServices Workshop

Like last year, the final day of IFP Independent Film Week, held at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, consisted of a series of Sundance Institute-sponsored panels called, collectively, the #ArtistServices New York City Workshop. And just like last year, the Workshop heavily geared toward technical and practical subjects meant to benefit the directors, producers,

IFP Launches New Web Series Initiative

The Independent Filmmaker Project has announced a new Web Series initiative as part of its RBC Emerging Storytellers  program. Up to five web series in development, production, or post-production will be selected to participate in the largest meetings-based forum in the United States. As part of their acceptance, projects also will have exclusive access to additional

Sundance Institute #ArtistServices WorkShop – Notes from IFP Indie Film Week Day 4

Day 4 of IFP Independent Film Week, held at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, was a Sundance Institute sponsored affair entitled #ArtistServices Workshop NYC, which geared itself heavily toward the various tech-specific possibilities of modern independent film production, distribution and technology.  The Indiewood/Hollywoodn’t day began with a Dolby Laboratories presentation/panel on Digital Cinema Package

The Resurgence of Film Stock, Local Filmmaking for National Impact & A Filmnation Keynote – Notes from IFP Indie Film Week Day 3

It was something of an abridged day for IndieWood/Hollywoodn’t on the third of IFP Independent Film Week, being held at the Film Society of Lincoln Center; nonetheless, another filled with useful information provided by a nicely diverse array of panelists and speakers.  The theme of the day was “Crafting a Career“, a motif mostly relating to

Fruitvale Station, The New Economy of Indie Film & New Black Voices – Notes from IFP Indie Film Week Day 1

The 2013 edition of IFP Independent Film Week kicked off at The Film Society of Lincoln Center today with a case study of the Oakland-based Oscar Grant story ‘Fruitvale Station‘.  Featuring first time feature Director Ryan Coogler and the films’ lead actress Melonie Diaz, moderated by FILM COMMENT Editor Nicolas Rapold, the conversation was an interesting peer

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