Film Independent

Sort by:

  • News

    Previewing the 10th Film Independent Forum

    This year's annual forum will encompass much more than film—Twitter, television, and streaming media will all be included, in addition to the all-important topic of funding.

  • News

    How to Sell Your Film and Other L.A. Events

    The film convention circuit is one of the best places to sell an indie feature or get a project off the ground.

  • Advice

    How to Capitalize on the Business Side of Festivals

    Getting to picture lock on your independent film can feel like crossing a marathon’s finish line but it’s really only the halfway point. Getting it in front of an audience and navigating the film festival circuit are separate challenges.

  • Advice

    The Do's and Don'ts of Submitting to Sundance

    Last year, Sundance received some 8,000 submissions its short film category and 2,000 submissions for features and documentaries. While those numbers can be discouraging, there are ways to make your work standout.

  • News

    Seed&Spark Teams With Indie Distributor for Free Seminar

    Seed&Spark has teamed up with Tugg, a website that lets people choose the movies that play in their local cinema, on a touring seminar that teaches producers how get their films from development to festivals to local movie theaters.

  • News

    Best of the Week Ahead: Dec. 5–11

    The Barbara Stanwyck retrospective at Film Forum; Bette Midler in “I’ll Eat You Last” at the Geffen Playhouse; Fiona Shaw in “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”; “Mary Poppins” on Blu-ray; and a panel at Film Independent on navigating Sundance and Slamdance are what we’re looking forward to ...

  • News

    Best of the Week Ahead: Aug. 15–21

    The 17th annual FringeNYC; an outdoors production of “Lady Windermere’s Fan” in L.A.; Museum of the Moving Image’s “Persol Magnificent Obsessions” exhibit; an explanation of fair use held at Film Independent; and “Smash,” Season 2, on DVD are what we’re looking forward to this week.

  • News

    Three Arts Groups Join Up to Make Indie Filmmaking Easier

    A new bicoastal partnership between a trio of arts groups could help actors become more involved in independent film projects.

  • News

    Financing to Possibly Get Easier for Indie Producers

    Seed&Spark has teamed up with Big Vision Empty Wallet (BVEW), an online community of artists, and Film Independent to offer a reduced rate on crowd-funding and distribution for indie films.

  • News

    Vimeo Launches VOD

    Offers another option to enterprising performers.