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2014 SXSW Filmmaker Profile: Zachary Wigon (Director – ‘The Heart Machine’)

2014 SXSW Filmmaker Profile: Zachary Wigon (Director – ‘The Heart Machine’)

Cody (John Gallagher Jr. – SHORT TERM 12, HBO’s The Newsroom) and Virginia (Kate Lyn Sheil – SUN DON’T SHINE, Netflix House of Cards) start talking while he’s in Brooklyn and she’s in Berlin. It’s a romance that could only happen online, and they’re happy together – except they’ve never really met. But Cody’s questions about Virginia’s life in

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

10 Films to Watch This Fall

As the taste of summer blockbusters rescinds from the palette and is replaced by the promise of fall creativity, the independent, art house and foreign markets begin to rev up their awards season hopefuls, filling theaters with more auteurist tales than mass appeal templates.  Though the summer saw releases of quality filmmaking in ‘Fruitvale Station‘ and

Interview: Destin Cretton (Writer/Director – ‘Short Term 12)

Writer/Director Destin Cretton’s sophomore feature ‘SHORT TERM 12‘ pulls off a tricky balance of imbuing its story with emotional weight while not coming across as cloying in the process. The situation is inherently affecting, but the filmmaker complicates it with characters worth rooting for already resulting in one of the years best word of mouth campaigns,

Industry Registration for Independent Film Week Opens – Friday, June 28, 2013

Formerly known as IFFM and IFP Market, Project Forum has had a prolific history in the independent community supporting both emerging and established independent filmmakers at critical stages in their development processes. The organization championed the early work of pioneering independent filmmakers Charles Burnett, Todd Haynes, Mira Nair, Michael Moore, Joel and Ethan Cohen, Kevin

Interview: Dan Nuxoll (Program Director – ‘Rooftop Films’)

The Rooftop Films 2013 Summer Series, the 17th year of “Underground Movies Outdoors,” will run every weekend from May 10 – August 17, 2013 with special events in September. The 2013 Rooftop Films Summer Series begins on May 10th and continues through the summer, with screenings each weekend in a variety of outdoor locations. Rooftop

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