crooked smile feat

Exciting news! Film Independent Fellow Sheldon Candis is nominated for an MTV Video Music Award for Best Video with a Social Message, for the video he directed of J. Cole’s “Crooked Smile.” “I really don’t see it as a music video… I call it a ‘musical […]

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“Shorts are ubiquitous… but not shorts with a point of view,” said Film Independent Curator Elvis Mitchell at last night’s Spotlight on The New York Times Op-Docs at Film Independent at LACMA. As Op-Docs series producer/curator Jason Springarn-Koff explained, there’s a reason for that. The […]

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You may not be shooting a horror story, but you may feel like you’re living in one if you don’t plan for post-production during the pre-production process. “This is the area of filmmaking people don’t like to think about,” said Chris J. Russo at a […]

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