State of filmmaking and Indie content creation: 2014 (Editorial)

The antiquated politics of Hollywood have somehow reinvented themselves.

At the beginning of the year, I was challenged by one of our readers to update my commentary on the 2012 state of the industry in a new editorial that was fitting for 2014. Although this should have been a pretty simple thing for someone like me to do, I found that I spent the first three months of this year trying to really wrap my head around everything that’s been going on that’s been intriguing me, confusing me, and leave me feeling strangely more excited about the future than I have been in awhile.

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The Magic of the MicroBudget: Sheri Candler talks with Edward Burns (Interview)

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Writer/Director Edward Burns sat down with us at the Sundance Film Festival 2013 to discuss why he loves the freedom that comes with microbudget filmmaking, the compromises that are involved when working with less money, why digital distribution interests him more than conventional theatrical, using social media (primarily Twitter) to reach his audience and why he enjoys it.

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