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7 Producing Tips From Academy Award-winning Producer Cathy Schulman

“Throw all that self-doubting shit at yourself in the mirror and practice making all those no’s turn into yes’s.” Continue reading 7 Producing Tips From Academy Award-winning Producer Cathy Schulman

Film 101: Part Five

Independents, global currents and the eternal fountain of youth.

The Film 101 series offers a short alternative course in cinema. By the time it’s completed, you’ll have hit film’s floodlit high points and ventured down its dim back alleys. Notebook optional. [For more, see Film 101: Parts One, Two, Three and Four when they’re ready.] Continue reading Film 101: Part Five

Film 101: Part Four

The Film 101 series offers a short alternative course in cinema. By the time it’s completed, you’ll have hit film’s floodlit high points and ventured down its dim back alleys. Notebook optional. [For more, see Film 101: Parts One, Two, Three and Five when they’re ready.] Continue reading Film 101: Part Four

Film 101: Part Three

Talkies, from silliness to cynicism to supersizing.

The Film 101 series offers a short alternative course in cinema. By the time it’s completed, you’ll have hit film’s floodlit high points and ventured down its dim back alleys. Notebook optional. [For more, see Film 101: Parts One, Two, Four and Five when they’re ready.] Continue reading Film 101: Part Three

Here’s How to Self-Distribute Your Film

From crowdfunding to publicity, the filmmakers of “The Discoverers” share their must-read tips for successful self-distribution.

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FIlm 101: Part Two

The Film 101 series offers a short alternative course in cinema. By the time it’s completed, you’ll have hit film’s floodlit high points and ventured down its dim back alleys. Notebook optional. [For more, see Film 101: Parts One, Three, Four and Five when they’re ready.] Continue reading FIlm 101: Part Two

Attention, Filmmakers: 4 Tips for Getting Music Rights

What challenges and issues should a filmmaker prepare for during the music-licensing process? Experts at DOC NYC filled us in on some tips.

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