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Archive for February 2010

Are documents submitted in support of state film tax credit incentives confidential?

February 24, 2010

That is the question being posed in Iowa after that state’s suspension of the film tax credit program by the governor’s office. Eleven film companies are suing Iowa’s Department of Economic Development, arguing that certain documents relayted to  film tax credit program – including expenses and budgets – should be kept confidential. The attorney for the film […]

Aided by technology, Sundance brining indie films to a screen nearer than you think

February 5, 2010

Technology and a new Sundance road show are helping festival organizers and filmmakers expand their audience. On Thursday, as the event heads into the closing weekend of its 11-day run, eight films and their directors will be in eight cities around the country, giving fans a taste of the nation’s top showcase for independent cinema […]

17th Chicago Underground Film Festival Call For Entries

February 1, 2010

The Chicago Underground Film Festival is now accepting submissions for our 17th festival to be held June 24 – July 1 2010 at the Gene Siskel Film Center. Early Deadline is March 1 2010, Final Deadline March 15. For entry forms and guidelines please visit http://www.cuff.org.