From Nikki Finke: Indie Filmmakers Speak Out

This is an entertaining article I found on the D2DVD Blog lists recent quotes from supposed "indie film experts" ...

A Review of Scott Kirsner’s Book, “Fans, Friends, & Followers” by Stephanie Bousely

A Review of Scott Kirsner's "Fans, Friends, & Followers" by Stephanie Bousley Hi everyone. My name's Stephanie ...

Jon Reiss on Film Finance/Distribution Panel at LA Film Fest Today

Los Angeles Film Festival - Film Financing Conference June 20th at the Landmark. At 2:45 pm I'll be on the ...

Speaking Event! LA Film Festival Financing Conference on Saturday, June 20th, 9am.

Don't miss this all-day event on independent film production, financing, and distribution at the 2009 LA Film ...

Reducing Your Film’s Budget – Saving on Music Liscense Rights and Music Costs with KUSSU!

If you're a music lover like me as well as a DIY/Independent filmmaker, you are all too familiar with the ...

DIY-ing Your Film’s Trailer: Do’s and Dont’s for Filmmakers

In the new digital film age and the world of DIY marketing and distribution, we film makers will no longer be ...

Jon Reiss on Panel at the LA Film Fest this Saturday the 20th

Los Angeles Film Festival - Film Financing Conference June 20th at the Landmark. At 2:45 pm I'll be on the ...

New “Indie Studio” Plans to Release 12 Feature Films Per Year at Budgets of $10M or Less – Guaranteed Distribution!

Honestly, I saw this on Indiewire Monday and could not be more excited. While some indie film companies are ...

Filmmakers, stay ahead of the game and learn what indie audiences want in these changing times! Using the internet as a DIY platform.

Check out this article from today's LA Times: Digital technology and dollar signs The artists and business ...

Cleopatra’s Second Husband Review on American in Paris Blog

Cleopatra's Second Husband review on the Blog American In Paris: This directorial feature debut from Jon Reiss is ...

A DIY Emperor: The Rise of “Valentino” – Success in DIY Filmmaking for the Independent Filmmaker and Self-Distribution

Someone used the DIY model to a profitable return recently; just thought I'd share it with you. Peter Knegt wrote ...

Online Roundtable Discussion from Indie Panelists on Self-Distribution, and the most current DIY Distribution model

This great article from Braintrustdv.com features ten current independent film makers working today, who ...

Indie Film Is Dying…Unless it Isn’t. Why Independent Filmmakers Shouldn’t Throw in the Towel and Why Indie Audiences Still Exist.

Don't give up on audiences yet. Just read "Indie film is dying -- unless it isn't" -- a great article from ...

If It Doesn’t Spread, It’s Dead – The Importance of New Media as a DIY Tool For Independent Filmmakers, Web 2.0

Check out the review of a lecture from the Futures of Entertainment, written by Eric Kohn and published in ...

TRENDS: Is Indie Film Destined to Die and be Reborn?

An interesting and provocative take on the future of indie filmmaking by Film School Rejects. Trends: Is Indie ...

Guerrilla Drives or MobMovs Attack the Country with Independent Film – DIY Your Film Distribution

Check out this article from AP and CNBC.com on Guerilla drive ins as a newly rediscovered form of theatrical ...

Andrew Whittaker Mirrors Indiwire’s Coverage of Tribeca Indi Film Dist Panel

Indiwire's coverage of my Tribeca panel was mirrored by Andrew Wittaker in a 3 part series. Here's Part 3 but ...

Snag Films Overview in Fortune Magazine

Every blog becomes a cinema Leonsis-backed start-up wants users, not studios, to distribute documentaries. NEW ...