A blog project of Tribeca Film Institute

In 2006 video was internet-ized. People began to watch what they wanted when they wanted online. The networked screens; computer, ipod, cell phone all have become legitimate screens for people to watch shows, movies and videos. This trend is game changing for every party in the media value chain.
A film or new media business will […]

Some great follow-up coverage in the trades on fair use and insurance:
Variety: Insurance for documentary 'fair use' - Coverage to enable free use of film clips by Dave McNary
Hollywood Reporter: Documakers getting aid on fair use by Gregg Kilday

Cash prizes and fame await! Here's the scoop:
Now accepting submissions for The Independent Lens Online Shorts Festival: A filmfestival at your fingertips!
Deadline April 23, 2007
- Grand Prize: $2,500 and consideration for a national television premiere on Independent Lens
- Jury Prize: $1,500 and showcased on the Independent Lens Web site at, one of the top […]

Deadline for applications is March 1 for this "annual institute that will work to connect independent producers and their socially relevant content to emerging models of storytelling and distribution."
About the Institute The Producers Institute for New Media Technologies is a ten-day residency […]

D-Word is hosting another great online forum from Feb. 19-23. The idea is a spin-off of the DocAgora conference from this year's IDFA and many of the participants from the confernece are participating in the forum. You must register if you aren't a member of D-Word but, no worries, its FREE!
From the email I received: […]

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