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Creating "live" films can be artistically & financially fulfilling

An interview with documentary filmmaker Sam Green about his new work The Measure of All Things.…Continue

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Started by Sheri Candler Feb 12.

How did the Sundance films from 2013 fare in release?

TFC has published 2 blog posts that look at how the previous year's Sundance films fared in theatrical release. Check them out here…Continue

Tags: theatrical, release, documentary, films, Sundance

Started by Sheri Candler Jan 25.

Anatomy of a film release

Why do distributors do the things they do when releasing a film theatrically? This article does a great job of explaining how the Redford starrer All Is Lost was released and why it wasn't an Oscar…Continue

Tags: releasing, film, theatrical, release, Oscar

Started by Sheri Candler Jan 21.

Money Spent on Making Films

Sundance released the results of a study looking at data from 2010-2014 and the results are illuminating. Of the more than $3 billion invested annually in independent film, less than 2% will ever be…Continue

Tags: budgets, Film, Independent, Sundance

Started by Sheri Candler Jan 7.



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    Sundance Film Festival at Park City

    January 17, 2013 to January 27, 2013
    The Sundance Film Festival brings the most original storytellers together with the most adventurous audiences for its annual program of dramatic and documentary films, shorts, New Frontier films, installations, performances, panel discussions, and dynamic music events. Since 1985, hundreds of films launched at the Festival have gained critical recognition, received commercial distribution, and reached worldwide audiences eager for fresh perspectives and new voices. Year after year, the Festival…See More
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    Film marketing on a dime

    This group is for those interested in knowing more about how to market microbudget and low budget films. Discussions should center around case studies or advice from those doing innovative work that is or could be affordable on a tight budget.See More
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