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  1. Have a Q about Film Festivals? Ask Here.

    After 6 years of running an international film festival, being involved in every facet, working with other festival directors, watching thousands of independent films, and screening hundreds, I thought maybe some of you might have a question to ask or two, that you might want the real truth on...
  2. Lakedance09 Call for Entries NOW OPEN! Earlybirds save BIG!

    Lakedance Call for Entries NOW OPEN! Earlybirds save BIG! The Lakedance International Film Festival (http://lakedance.com) has opened the call for entries for its 4th annual film festival, scheduled October 31st-November 8th, 2009 in beautiful Sandpoint Idaho at the Historic Panida Theater...
  3. Micro Budget Stories of Success?

    Hey guys, I'm looking to find some stories of success of the more modest kind... making films for under $250k and turning profits with them. It seems like the Clerks and El Mariachis are the only ones that get written up. Anyone know where I might find some stories like that or some names of...
  4. Thank you for using the report post feature

    I'm sure I speak for the other mods when I say thank you to the users here who have used the "report post" feature for obvious spam. It has helped us keep the board clear, a lot. Many times we can't be everywhere at once, and there are times where there is a few hours between when moderators...
  5. Interesting XMas Box Office

    So 5 pictures opened Xmas day. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - if you haven't heard about this one, you've been living in a cave. It also stars Brad Pitt and was shot on 4k. PG 13 Budget $150m Bedtime Stories - the Disney flick with Adam Sandler who tells kids stories before bed and...
  6. Online Film Festivals?

    Can someone please explain to me the benefit of "entering" my film into an online film festival? Lets say I have a very good quality film, but its not going to push any buttons or have any sex romps. What kind of benefits will I see? TIA
  7. EZLeaves - Free software to design your laurels

    http://www.moviesbymartin.com/EZLeaves/ I just saw this on another forum, and tried it out. It's great, and its free! "EZLeaves is a FREE application that allows to quickly and easily generate custom festival laurel leave images. Features include: * Choose from four different laurel...
  8. 08 SLIFF: FREE entry for all indietalk Premiere Members!

    Schweitzer Lakedance International Film Festival is proud to announce free film entry (no fees except for optional review, if requested) for all premiere members of indietalk.com, the best online filmmaking community, deadline 6/30/08. 2008 marks the third year of operation of our Sandpoint...
  9. Short SAG/Non-SAG comedy Casting May 10 (Seattle)

    If interested in auditioning for one of the roles on Saturday, May 10th, please send headshot, bio/resume, and link to online reel if available to TrevorATdontcallmeadoctor.com by Thursday May 8th, 2008. We will contact you and let you know where the auditions are being held in Seattle. ---...
  10. Should docs be Subjective or Objective?

    I have this conversation all the time with people. Subjective: The purpose of a documentary is to show an opinion, story or agenda, as it relates to that one story alone, so long as it is based in fact. This could be an interview with one person as they relate their story, or following one...
  11. The strike thing is getting out of hand

    SAG says actors won't do Globes It's official: No actors will show up By DAVE MCNARY SAG president Alan Rosenberg has announced that not one of the more than 70 actors nominated for a Golden Globe will attend the Jan. 13 ceremonies because of the WGA's plans to picket the event. The Globes have...
  12. Vision 3 Stock coming soon from Kodak

    http://kodak.com/US/en/motion/hub/v3/evolution.jhtml I can't get the flash to come up. Can anyone else? From what Ive heard, don't expect anything "revolutionary" from these new stocks, but knowing the direction Kodak has been moving in, probably they will flatten slower stocks and make the...
  13. Thieves steal new Coppola script

    Thieves in Argentina have stolen a computer from US film director Francis Ford Coppola, which contained the script for his new production. It was reported that five armed robbers raided Coppola's house in a wealthy neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, and took computers and camera equipment. Saved...
  14. Oct 15-23 Crew Call, Gold Beach, OR

    American Motion Picture Company is shooting two short films destined for worlwide film festivals utilizing the gorgeous coastal area of Gold Beach, OR, and Rogue River. Both being acquired on 1080p24p. Project: Zane, Biopic short about famous author Zane Grey's time on the Rogue River. Dates...
  15. DIY vs. Purchase?

    Where do you draw the line? I know there are many things I have made or want to make but often I get done with it and it has cost as much as if I had just bought it, plus the finish would have been better. How much of your equipment is DIY?
  16. SLFF Proud to announce Indietalk 2007 Selection

    SLFF Proud to announce Indietalk 2007 Selection Schweitzer Lakedance Film Festival of beautiful Sandpoint, Idaho is proud to announce the selection and screening of "Shooters, Get the Picture", submitted by Indietalk.com's Maggie Patton, "MediaHero". AUGUST 14, 2007 - SANDPOINT, IDAHO - Since...
  17. Premiere Member offer for 2007 Schweitzer Lakedance Film Fest

    Official Schweitzer Lakedance Website: http://schweitzerlakedance.com
  18. 24p, 1080, CinemaMode - $1099 MSRP

    It's here, the Canon HV20, April 2007 Release, HDV recording, true 1920x1080 resolution, low light capability reduced to 3lux from 5 lux although the how of this is still not certain, Mic in and headphone out, HDMI/Component - CANON'S NEW FEATURE-PACKED HV20 HD CAMCORDER EXPANDS HIGH DEFINITION...
  19. SONY Vegas Movie Studio 7 + DVD Plat = $59 shipped AR

    Stumbled onto this while looking for something else... good price! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16832135006
  20. Sundance announces 07 Features Lineup

    http://www2.sundance.org/press.html I'm happy for Sarah Polley that her film Away From Her was accepted. Also, I met one of the team that worked on sk8 Life at I2F2 so congrats to them. Shorts program announced Dec 8th.
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