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Know Your Crew: The Costume Designer

When: Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Film Independent Office
Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035
Cost: Free for Film Independent Members (get tickets)

Next up in our popular series highlighting key below-the-line positions is the Costume Designer. We’re pleased to welcome Samantha Kuester to Film Independent to talk about her work as a costume designer on numerous indie productions, including Spork, Almost Kings and Any Day Now. Topics -- continue reading →

Free Members-Only Screening: Lambert & Stamp

When: Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Where: The Landmark Theater
Address: 10850 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064
Who: Members +1
(get tickets)

Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp, aspiring filmmakers, set out to make a cinema vérité documentary about the mod world of rock and roll, but sidetracked instead into managing and developing the sonic powerhouse that came to be called The Who. Their gorgeously propulsive footage—the rock documentary -- continue reading →

IndieLink: Cinematographers 2015

When: Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Film Independent Office
Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035
Cost: Free for Film Independent Members (get tickets)

How can you find a fantastic cinematographer for your next project? Come to IndieLink to meet and watch reels from a variety of talented cinematographers. If you are a producer or director, whether your project is a short or a narrative feature, this is a -- continue reading →

Member Night – April

When: Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2015
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Where: Film Independent Office
Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035
Cost: Free and open to the general public (get tickets)

Film Independent, home of the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, is a distinct organization that has celebrated artist-driven filmmaking since 1980. Our Members are filmmakers, film industry leaders and film lovers. Whether you are looking into membership for the first time or you’ve been a -- continue reading →

Film Independent Writers Salon: Plot & Structure

When: Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Film Independent Office
Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035
Cost: $40 for Film Independent Members; $50 for Non-Members (get tickets)

Sponsored by Final Draft Film Independent’s Writers Salon returns with the first session of 2015. The Writers Salon brings together some of today’s top screenwriters to talk about a specific aspect of the craft in an intimate setting. This session’s topic will be plot and structure. -- continue reading →

Foreign Sales Opportunities for U.S. Indies

When: Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: FIlm Independent Office
Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035
Cost: Free for Film Independent Members (get tickets)

Beyond the prestigious festivals of Cannes, Berlin and Venice, are American independent films still selling well in European territories and further afield? Is the grass greener over there? Do specific themes resonate more with audiences? Are name actors essential? We’ve assembled a panel to shed light -- continue reading →

Music Licensing

When: Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Film Independent Office
Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035
Cost: Free for Film Independent Members (get tickets)

Clearing music rights for film can be a frustrating legal headache, especially for the first-time producer. Film Independent is pleased to welcome back Music Supervisor Brooke Wentz from the Rights Workshop for a primer on licensing music for your drama or documentary. Brooke will cover -- continue reading →

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