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Indie Film & Filmmaker News Roundup

Indie Focus: Objectivity turns to negativity with Craig Zobel’s ‘Compliance’
Los Angeles Times

Even before Craig Zobel’s psychological thriller “Compliance” premiered this year at the Sundance Film Festival, the filmmaker knew the movie would be a button-pusher. Still, he didn’t expect the very vocal, very negative response from some.

Julie Delpy goes from serious actress to fun-loving
Boston Globe

Julie Delpy goes from serious actress to fun-loving filmmaker … In the film, which she screened in late April at the Independent Film Festival Boston (it opens here on Friday), Delpy returns to her role as the beautiful, breezily neurotic Marion.

‘Crux’: Writer/director makes independent film available to public
Examiner.com

Fans of independent film in the Valley have an opportunity to check out a new short before it makes its festival rounds. In “Crux,” Jarrett Ricker … Filmmaker Bryan Boykins’ concept is a very compelling ones that is executed extremely well.

Red carpet joy for filmmakers
Lancashire Evening Post

It may not be a Hollywood blockbuster but two Preston students are hoping for the red carpet treatment when their movie gets a public airing next week. The pair made the 22-minute long film ‘Timeline’ while they were studying on the film production course at UCLan and despite the budget it was nominated for a prestigious Royal Television Society award earlier this year and screened at the London Independent.

Guerilla Filmmaking: 101
blogTO (blog)

Featuring guest speakers, tons of film clips, and an eighty-five page booklet, GF:101 is a relaxed weekend workshop that teaches you more about filmmaking in two days than you might learn at college over a few years.

Indie Film & Filmmaking Stories From Indewire

Ryan Reynolds Tapped For Atom Egoyan’s ‘Queen’ – Indiewire

Sundance on Indie Producers · Ryan Reynolds is teaming up with fellow Canuck Atom Egoyan for the filmmaker’s latest film “Queen of the Night.”
The thriller — which will start shooting in early 2013 in Ontario, Canada — is based on an original story by Egoyan. Reynolds will play the father of an abducted child.

Watch: Sundance Institute Explains What an Indie Producer Does
Celebrating 16 Years of Film. Filmmaker Toolkit · Project of the Day

Humphrey Bogart Posthumously Supports Low-Budget Film

Video: Sundance on Indie Producers · Humphrey Bogart as indie-film booster? It could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Writer-director Steve Anderson (“The Big Empty,” “Fuck”) has convinced the Humphrey Bogart Estate to help finance his micro-budget noir, “This Last Lonely Place,” according to the WSJ’s MarketWatch.

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