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Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Creating Support for Your Projects

Following “The End” of an indie movie I recently saw, there came the credits for the cast and crew. But then came what might be thought of as “The Beginning”— scores of people whom the filmmaker thanked for making film possible. Perhaps some gave notes on early versions of the script. Others may have offered…

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Cinephone Film Festival Has a New Address

Cinephone’s 2018 competition—its seventh—is coming soon. If you want to keep in touch with the organization, please note that they have a new online address: http://cinephone.es.  

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Deadline Approaching for the NYC Drone Film Festival

January 7 is the deadline for submitting a film to the New York City Drone Film Festival. If you have a drone-shot movie, here’s where you’ll find  the submission information. If you’re quick on the draw but would value some advice on shooting narrative movies with a drone, the Festival has produced a short video in which prize-winning drone moviemaking…

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Global Mobile Film Awards Winners Announced

The Global Mobile Film Awards™ has announced the winners of the 2017 competition. These are: Best Film: “Figment” Best Director: Aris Tyros for “How I Became a Movie Theatre Murderer” Best Documentary: “Space Van Man” by Kara Haarburger with Swineburne Univ. of Technology students Best Cinematographer: Blake Worrell for “Dissolution” Best Experimental Film: “No Budget”…

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Call for Submissions to the Cairo Mobile Film Festival

The Cairo Mobile Film Festival is accepting submissions through the end of December. In its second year, CMFF seeks to accomplish the following:  mission this way: “Our aim is to have a sustainable festival that would reoccur yearly, thus we will be specifically aiming for the best practices and an advanced level of organization and professionalism at…

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Steven Soderbergh’s Next Movie is an iPhone Shot Thriller

Steven Soderbergh shoots a low-budget thriller using an iPhone.

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