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Indie Film & Filmmaking News Roundup

Bijou hosts pioneer indie filmmaker Nancy Savoca
Ct Post

Pioneering independent filmmaker Nancy Savoca, who caused a sensation at the 1989 Sundance Film Festival with “True Love,” will do a question-and-answer session at the Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport on Thursday, Aug. 30 after a screening of her latest film.

From Girls to No-Budget Filmmaking: Alex Karpovsky’s Red Flag Is Sparse, Brilliant
Huffington Post

I really could not recommend this film more highly, especially for independent filmmakers working on miniscule budgets. Red Flag is a clinic on how to create an interesting story with whatever means you can access.

Local filmmaker’s work noticed by LA producer
Toledo Free Press

Boatman’s five-minute narrative film “Mowing Through Misery,” a dark comedy about the frustrations of a man trying to mow his lawn, was screened at the Northwest Ohio Independent Film Festival in Lima in July.

How ‘Sidewalk’ helps us and how we can return the favor
UAB Kaleidoscope

Sidewalk has, for 14 years now, been a local event that has fostered Birmingham’s independent film community while attracting filmmakers and moviegoers from all over the country. Every year, I am amazed at the diverse audience members that flock to our event…..

Film Threat

Many filmmakers, writers and actors fail to see opportunities beyond the vision they have for their own careers. For example, how many aspiring writer/directors do you know who won’t sell their script unless they’re …

Movie review: Jose Javier Reyes’ indie turn in ‘Mga Mumunting Lihim’
GMA News

… even as you know that alongside these conversations are the silenced and unsaid. I understand why the independent filmmaking universe is wont to dismiss this as a bad film, for reasons that would have everything to do with having Reyes at the helm.

‘Bless Me, Ultima’ to open Santa Fe Independent Film Festival October 17

Now in its fourth year, the festival will show more than 75 film screenings, run filmmaker workshops and have parties throughout downtown Santa Fe. Bless Me, Ultima was written by New Mexico author Rudolfo Anaya. The movie was shot in New Mexico….

Anthony Brogdon: ‘The Great Detroit’ Filmmaker On Making A Positive …
Huffington Post

Filmmaker Anthony Brogdon will be releasing his 90-minute film about the positive side of Detroit this fall. Does Detroit get a bad rap? … While your movie clearly strives to accentuate the positives about Detroit, the city is certainly facing its …

Mendham Moviemakers Make Film Festival Cut

Photographer/filmmaker Gail Mooney and her 25-year-old daughter, Erin Kelly, will appear at the screening of their film, Opening Our Eyes, at the Naperville Independent Film Festival, Sunday, September 16 at 8 p.m. at Classic Cinemas Ogden 6, 1227 E.

How to Storyboard for Indie Films | Lights Film School Filmmaking Blog
Lights Film School Online recently had the opportunity to interview Giuseppe “ Peppe” Cristiano, a …

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