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During the day (EST) through Thursday the 22nd there should be free live streaming of the panels taking place here at Independent Film Week. The week is now over but after the jump there are some archived videos for watching on demand. More »

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IFP’s Independent Film Week is currently accepting applications for filmmakers, producers, and screenwriters for its 33rd annual forum, being held for the first time this year at Lincoln Center in New York City, September 18-22, 2011. They’re currently seeking entries for No Borders (for U.S. and international producers with partial financing on new narrative projects seeking additional partners) and Spotlight on Documentaries (for U.S. filmmakers with projects in production or post-production seeking financing partners, broadcast/distribution opportunities, and festival invitations). Deadline is Friday, May 20 — I highly recommend anyone with an eligible project apply, as am I: More »

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The reason I slipped from my daily posting schedule this week is because it’s Independent Film Week here in New York; as a participant in the No Borders co-production forum, I pitched my feature-length, interactive murder mystery 3rd Rail to something like eighteen different producers/financiers/sales agents/distributors over the past three days. This post, about the experience of attending and pitching at Ithe Project Forum, is cross-posted on the Filmmaker Magazine blog. For more on what the Project Forum is and why you should apply, check out this post. More »

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Independent Film Week kicks off in New York City this Sunday the 19th, and the main event of the week is the Independent Filmmaker Conference. It’s going to be a networking clusterlove, with reps from CAA, ICM, Kickstarter, Paramount, Sony Pictures Classics, Focus Features, Fox Searchlight, IFC, and festival programmers from Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, Toronto, Berlin, Rotterdam and more out and about. I’ll be there as part of the No Borders Project Forum with my transmedia project 3rd Rail, but I’m going to try to make it to as many panels as I can — of which there are 33 in all, covering the latest in need-to-know info for indies: More »

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Independent Film Week (IFW) takes place every September in New York, and it’s a whirlwind event chock full of panels, screenings, networking events, and meetings. One part of IFW is the Project Forum, wherein filmmakers meet with financiers, producers, distributors, and other enablers. Films participating in the Project Forum range from those in the development stage to those in need of finishing funds. I’m happy to announce that 3rd Rail, the transmedia project I’ve been working on with Zack Lieberman (my co-writer/director on The West Side), has been selected to participate in the No Borders International Co-Production Market. More »

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Independent Film Week is coming to New York City this September (19-24), and a big part of the event is IFP’s Project Forum, which is “a meetings-driven forum connecting filmmakers who have new narrative and documentary projects in development, production, or post-production with key industry executives interested in identifying projects with which to become involved at the financing or distribution stage. Participating industry includes broadcasters, distributors, festival programmers, sales & talent agents, producers, funders and financiers.” If you’ve got a narrative or documentary project at any stage of production, this is an opportunity worth checking out — whether you’re NY-based or not. Two out of three programs are open til Friday: More »