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Finding the right producer (or any producer for that matter) for your film can often mean the difference between seeing it blossom or wither away into obscurity. A distinguished player herself, Producer and President of Gamechanger Films Mynette Louie has not only compiled and shared a list of over 100 independent producers that have track records of getting behind successful indie films, but also offers some excellent advice for those in need of guidance as they search for the right person to back their film.

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Ted Hope Christine VachonIndependent film producers Ted Hope and Christine Vachon just want to share the knowledge and love by offering their filmmaking masterclass, American Independence Day in London, online with you for absolutely free. The seminar is broken up into 4 parts, each about an hour-long, in which Hope and Vachon touch on many diverse topics — listing them would be a painstaking endeavor (that has already been done for you on each video, thankfully.) Hit the jump to find out about how to access the masterclass, as well as more info on what it’s all about. More »

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The meaning of the term “cinema” has changed greatly during the history of moving pictures. For a long time, “cinema” was synonymous with “theater,” which implied that both terms were so connected that they became one and the same. Now, with the advent of digital downloads, streaming video, and even DVDs/Blu-rays, cinema, especially independent cinema, is no longer tied to the theater experience. What does this mean for the state of cinema? Producer Christine Vachon (KidsBoys Don’t CryI’m Not There) gave the State of Cinema Address at the 2011 San Francisco International Film Festival and dug into this topic. Check out the video below: More »

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21 Grams. Far from Heaven. In the Bedroom. One Hour Photo. Boys Don’t Cry. American Splendor. I’m Not There. Happiness. Adventureland. The Ice Storm. These are just a few of the independent films produced by superproducers Ted Hope and Christine Vachon, and the two of them are banding together to share what they’ve learned with other producers and aspiring producers on Saturday, November 5, 2011 here in NYC. The masterclass focuses on the important stuff: “get your movie made, make it well, make it great, get it seen, and survive to do it all over again.” They’ve also created a discount code for NoFilmSchool readers: “NoFilmSchooler125″ will save you $25. For would-be indie producers, this is a must-attend workshop, and you couldn’t pick a better pair of producers to learn from. Here are the full details: More »