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Nine Tips for Pitching Your TV Series

With the arrival of the Golden Age of Television, many indie-slanting stories are finding


Last week we introduced the updated Social Media Handbook 2.0  and focused on 10

6 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Making a Web Series

The Unemployed Roommate genre is so worn out that even your mom may not

The Generic Stuff: How to Make Film Genre Work, Or Not Work, For You

Talking about film genre is an exercise in stilted speech. Ever had one of

NEW MEDIA MONDAYS: How Periscope Can Be The Best New Tool For Artists

Periscope aren’t just really adorable names for your new kittens, they’re new apps that


When Bridesmaids came out in 2011, Hollywood seemed taken by surprise at its immediate

New Media Mondays: 6 Reasons Your Online Project Tanked

Far too often, I see web series, comedy shorts, or fundraising videos fall short

What Do You Need to Open a Movie? a Post-Distribution Deal Checklist

So you made your film, screened it at a ton of festivals to rave

Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Heckled at Cannes: “You Will Destroy the Film Ecosystem in Europe”

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandoscame under fire from European film protectionists during his

GETTING INTO BED [with a distributer]

You’ve been seeing a lot of each other for a few weeks now. He

How Hollywood Monitors Social Media To Help Movies Make Money

If you are one of the estimated 56% of movie-going Twitter users who takes to

YouTube Stars As Movie Stars: YouTube to Make Full-Length Feature Films This Year

YouTube has made a name for itself by steadfastly supporting the content creators that

5 Blunt Truths That Will Help You Survive in ‘New Media Hollywood’

After having worked with countless rising and current new media artists over the past

Legendary Producer Marin Karmitz on Great Directors, Producing, and Why Money is Never the Real Problem

Combining taste, business savvy, and enduring idealism for the role cinema can play within

Here’s Why Female-Driven Films Are Important Right Now

Korycinski, an award-winning filmmaker, is currently in pre-production on “The Haircut,” a short film

Vimeo Uploads With Copyright Material Will Now Be Flagged Automatically, Even If It’s Licensed

You may already be familiar with YouTube’s copyright protection software, which scans all uploads to

10 Unconventional Steps to Get Your Indie Film Out in the World

Where do you go after winning the Palme d’Or at Cannes for your first

Attention, Filmmakers: There’s a New Indie Film Fund That Wants to See Your Project

A new film funding initiative launched today, promising to invest $12 million. However, as

WMM Film Geeks #45: Interview with David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud

Garrett, Chad & Michelle are at it again with their latest installment of Film

Crowdfunding & Taxes: Kickstarter’s Hidden Bite (& How to Stop the Bleeding)

After months of busting your hump making pitch videos, coming up with rewards, and

Storytelling in an ‘A.D.D. Culture’: How to Capture Your Audience’s Divided Attention

What is at the core of filmmaking? It’s the same thing that made us

Why Indie Film Institutions Are Turning Their Attention to Web Series

Once upon a time, “film” literally referred to pieces of celluloid through which light

Women-Centric Films Out-Gross Male-Centric Films on Average: Twist!

Hollywood: dumb or venal? I once thought the latter, but now I’m not so

Indie-Friendly Direct Distribution Platform VHX Now Open to Everyone

VHX has a pretty simple mission: to allow users the ability to sell their


Welcome to Going Bionic #202. Today we’re discussing Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, because it just

DCC042 – We Make Movies (feat. Sam Mestman)

Have you ever tried to get your movie made? You aren’t alone. Sam Mestman