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IFC Media Lab Studios

Lots of chatter this week about the dire straits of indie film, so it was refreshing to be contacted by IFC Media Lab Studios, who want to cultivate new talent through contests and development deals. From their website:
Media Lab Studios, an independent film studio focusing on web and on-air content development and financing, is offering […]

Save Polaroid

Via The Poverty Jet Set, “On February 8, 2008, Polaroid Corporation announced that it will discontinue production of all instant film. This site will document the aftermath of this announcement and will serve as a home-base for the effort to convince another company to begin producing the cherished technology that Polaroid has so carelessly abandoned.” […]

The SPIN Academy

I’m bringing this to you trey late, but you still have two days! I attended a mini-SPIN workshop right before the NAMAC conference in October and found it to be valuable in context of my work as communications manager for the Austin Film Society. If you are struggling with messaging, or just want to hone […]

Tribeca Film Institute Launches Reframe Project
Website Will Make Classic and Hard-To-Find Film And Video Content Accessible To A Wider Audience
Provides Educators With First-Ever, One-Stop Resource For Film And Video Content

(June 9, 2008 - New York, NY) – Tribeca Film Institute, a non-profit organization serving independent filmmakers and media artists, today announced the launch of […]

Fair Use in Expelled Upheld

My dear filmmaker friends of little faith, you are always asking for test cases of fair use in documentary, and here you have one. Please take note:
John Lennon’s sons and widow, Yoko Ono, on Monday lost a battle to block the use of the song “Imagine” in the documentary “Expelled: No Intelligence […]

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