Tag Archives: Filmmaker Magazine

The Most Influential Indie Films of All Time, As Seen from 1996

I just stumbled across an old document on my computer, in which I was responding to a request from Filmmaker Magazine for a list of the “Top 10 American Indies.” The timestamp indicates that I wrote this in July of … Continue reading

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The New Professionalism – A Flight Toward Quality

This article was originally published in the Winter 2013 issue of Filmmaker Magazine. Over the last decade, as the tools of filmmaking became less expensive and more generally accessible, there was much excitement about what came to be known as … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Magazine on the Columbia Film Program

The following article by Charles Lyons appears in the current issue of Filmmaker Magazine. Click on a thumbnail to get started… Here’s a link to PDF of the piece. (reproduced with permission) Comments after the break…

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Master Class: Independent Film Financing

Last week, I moderated a master class on Independent Film Financing at the IFP’s Independent Film Conference. The panelists were Nekisa Cooper, producer of “Pariah,” Philipp Engelhorn, founder of Cinereach, Pat Kaufman, the Executive Director of the New York State Film Office, Richard … Continue reading

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Filmmakers: the New Breed

Filmmaker Magazine and the Workbook Project are doing a series of reports from Sundance/Slamdance on the new breed of filmmakers–the ones that are taking distribution of their work into their own hands. Below is one segment that the Filmmaker Blog … Continue reading

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