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Indie Film News Roundup

An invitation to indie filmmakers
Den Of Geek

If you’re an indie film maker, without any distribution deal in place, then we invite you to send in your movie if you want us to watch it. We’re having to be careful about this – we might get one, we might get hundreds. All we’ll say is we’ll watch as many as we can.

Contrastive filmmaker on a mission
Albany Times Union

July 2012 sees the official release of UK indie film David is Dying. The film was accepted into over 21 festivals to international acclaim, scooping Seven International Film Awards with Writer, Director and Producer, Stephen Lloyd Jackson awarded for …

Sundance sets producing labs: New fellowship named after Bingham Ray
Chicago Tribune

The Sundance Institute has named the lineup of producers tapped for the org’s annual Creative Producing Labs, selecting a roster that will include the Institute’s first Bingham Ray producing fellow, a slot named for late indie film maven Ray.

The Exquisite Corpse Project: Fresh New Docu-Comedy Seeks Audience

Creating a micro-budget indie film that is both hilarious and wildly original is no simple task. The Exquisite Corpse Project, which has been racking up awards at festivals in Los Angeles, is a film deserving of a much larger audience.

‘Union Square’ Review: Nancy Savoca’s Indie Film Reaps Rewards

Nancy Savoca’s latest film, “Union Square” is one of those unique films where viewers think they have the film pegged, but then are surprised…

Please check back next week for another roundup of Indie Film and Filmmaking news. is an extension of David M. Adler’s Entertainment Law practice of Leavens, Strand, Glover & Adler, LLC in Chicago, Illinois. For over a 15 years, I have guided and assisted screenwriters, filmmakers and producers through the changing, often confusing and always exciting labyrinth of issues that is Independent Filmmaking.

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