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Listen Up Philip, The Guest and Conversations with Bret Easton Ellis, Nicolas Winding Refn

Posted Jul 21, 2014, by Eric Hynes and Nate von Zumwalt

Listen Up Philip, The Guest and Conversations with Bret Easton Ellis, Nicolas Winding Refn

Alex Ross Perry’s brand of misanthropy is remarkably endearing. It also happens to permeate his intimate comedy Listen Up…

Director David Charles on The Gary Baseman Documentary “Mythical Creatures”

Posted Jul 21, 2014, by Gary Baseman & David Charles

Director David Charles on the Gary Baseman Documentary Mythical Creatures

David Charles is a filmmaker, writer, and graphic novelist who has written and directed interactive and non-traditional…

A Persian Vampire Romance and Warpaint Convene at NEXT FEST

Posted Jul 18, 2014, by Eric Hynes and Nate von Zumwalt

A Persian Vampire Romance and Indie Rock Band Warpaint Convene at NEXT FEST

There’s not much one can hope to gather from the genre-spanning description for Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at…

Particle Fever Follows 6 Scientists Solving the Universe’s Greatest Mysteries

Posted Jul 15, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Particle Fever Follows 6 Scientists Solving the Universe's Greatest Mysteries

* Particle Fever participated in IFP's 2008 Spotlight on Documentaries at Independent Film Week and is released in-part…

Kickstart Ambulante, Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna’s Rogue Documentary Tour

Posted Jul 8, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Kickstart Ambulante, Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna’s Rogue Documentary Tour

The goal is to "democratize documentary culture," say Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna, the artists behind Ambulante (whom you…

Carte Blanche: Sundance Institute Native Program Screening Series at MoMA

Posted Jul 7, 2014, by Native American & Indigenous Program

Carte Blanche: Sundance Institute Native Program Screening Series Presented by MoMA

Since the early days of Sundance Institute, and true to the vision of Robert Redford, supporting Native Film has been an…

It’s 2014, Where’s Your Film’s Negative? Steve James On Hoop Dreams

Posted Jul 3, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

It’s 2014, Where’s Your Film’s Negative? Steve James On Hoop Dreams and Why You Should Find Out

“These works are like our children,” says Steve James, surely echoing the sentiment of any filmmaker who’s toiled over their…

How to Save Indie Distribution in 5 Easy Steps

Posted Jun 24, 2014, by Straith Schreder, director of content strategy, BitTorrent, Inc.

How to Save Indie Distribution in 5 Easy Steps

Straith Schreder is the Director of Content Strategy, BitTorrent, Inc., which has worked with Drafthouse Films on its…

What I Wish I Knew About Distribution: Producer Ron Najor of “Short Term 12” & “I AM NOT A HIPSTER”

Posted Jun 23, 2014, by Ron Najor

What I Wish I Knew About Distribution: Producer Ron Najor of Short Term 12 and I Am Not A Hipster

Ron Najor produced "I Am Not A Hipster" with a group of friends in his hometown of San Diego. The film premiered at the 2012…

Michael Tully’s Homage to the ‘80s, Ping Pong Summer

Posted Jun 5, 2014, by Eric Hynes

Michael Tully On His Homage to the '80s, Ping Pong Summer

A lot of filmmakers have passion projects. They’ll have scripts that remain on the docket for years, waiting for right time and…

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