Movies

Things to Prepare for After Submitting Your Indie Film to Film Festivals This Summer

After completing an indie film, the attempt at distribution is arguably going to be your greatest challenge so you can get your film seen by the right audience. With so many new opportunities both online and offline now, the whole process is becoming slightly easier. But submitting your indie film to film festivals is another method of getting a potentially bigger audience, even if you have the risk of the film not being accepted. However, submitting to many festivals can increase your chances your film may be picked for a screening.
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Mentorship Opportunities for Talented Indie Film Producers are Starting to Grow

CrowdfundingBeing an indie film producer today is becoming a much more exciting opportunity than it was a number of years ago. With more attention being placed on indie film and the crowd funding process rooted in the mainstream, the chances of an indie film being seen are becoming greater. That means more money made for a producer and the chances of keeping a production company in the black.
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What Makes A Film An Indie Film?

What makes a film an Indie Film? That’s a hard question to answer. Sure it’s easy to define an Independent Film-A film financed and produced independent of the Hollywood Studio system-but is that all that makes an Indie Film? If you go by the “definition” than Star Wars Episode I:The Phantom Menace is an Indie Film. And yet, Phantom Menace is hardly what comes to mind when most people think of Indie Films. So what kind of movies do come to mind?
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Will Indie Film Distribution in Russia Be Affected by Their Anti-Profanity Laws?

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Indie film distribution is still a major challenge after dealing with funding, and international markets are just as important as domestic ones. While Russia has had a thriving film industry in the years after Communism fell, much of that may be threatened now with the Putin regime ordering a new ban on profanity. No matter how you feel about profanity in movies, there could be a real threat to independent film there, as well as American indies being distributed in Russia.
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Indie Films Released Through VOD: Has “Snowpiercer” Success Set a New Mark for Obscure Indies?

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Indie film is arguably having its greatest renaissance in history right now, and the concept of crowd funding has certainly helped that along. It’s allowed numerous indie films with more obscure ideas to finally be seen by the audiences who want to see similar films in theaters. But it’s arguably jump-started other methods of distribution for indie films, like VOD (Video on Demand).
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