A Rough Start for American Filmmakers in 2017 & Full GH5 Specs Revealed [PODCAST]

This episode of Indie Film Weekly gives a CES preview and drops some disturbing news for the future of the American film industry.

Co-hosts Jon Fusco, Emily Buder, and yours truly, Liz Nord discuss how the death of America’s Section 181 filmmaking tax incentive will affect indie filmmakers. We also talk about the NoBudge Film Awards and say a sad goodbye to Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, and TIFF co-founder Bill Marshall. In Ask No Film School, we give some pointers on properly backing up your footage. Tech writer Charles Haine joins us to bring the latest gear news, including a CES preview that reveals the full Panasonic GH5 specs, and as always, we update you on upcoming grant and festival deadlines, this week’s indie film releases, and other notable things you might have missed while you were busy making films.

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This episode of Indie Film Weekly was produced and edited by Jon Fusco.

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