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FILM INDEPENDENT SELECTS 30 EMERGING FILMMAKERS FOR 2014 PROJECT INVOLVE

Filed Under: Film Independent | Posted on: November 4, 2013

LOS ANGELES (November 4, 2013) — Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, has selected 30 filmmakers for its Project Involve. Project Involve is Film Independent’s signature program dedicated to fostering the careers of talented filmmakers from communities traditionally underrepresented in the film industry. Producer […]

11 FILMMAKERS and 9 PROJECTS SELECTED FOR THE FILM INDEPENDENT 2013 PRODUCING LAB

Filed Under: Film Independent | Posted on: October 28, 2013

$25,000 SLOAN PRODUCING GRANT AWARDED TO Producer Isabella Wing-Davey with FLOOD LOS ANGELES, CA (October 28, 2013)— Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, is pleased to announce the producers selected for its 13th annual Producing Lab. The 2013 Producing Lab is supported by lead funder Time […]

2013 Film Independent Forum Delivers Memorable Keynote Addresses From Ted Sarandos and Ava DuVernay

Filed Under: Film Independent | Posted on: October 28, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 28, 2013) – Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, brought its 9th annual Film Independent Forum for 2013 to a close this past weekend.  In addition to providing aspiring filmmakers with its wide array of panels and networking opportunities, […]

FILM INDEPENDENT ADDS OVER 20 NEW PANELISTS TO UPCOMING FORUM (October 25-27)

Filed Under: Film Independent | Posted on: October 8, 2013

***MEDIA ALERT*** LOS ANGELES, CA (October 8, 2013) — Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, announced today the addition of over 20 new panelists including Ryan Coogler (writer/director, Fruitvale Station), Jamie Patricof (producer, The Place Beyond the Pines, Blue Valentine and Half Nelson), […]

AT 2013 FILM INDEPENDENT FORUM TED SARANDOS TO GIVE EXECUTIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AND AVA DUVERNAY TO GIVE FILMMAKER KEYNOTE

Filed Under: Film Independent | Posted on: September 18, 2013

Dallas Buyers Club is Opening Night Film LOS ANGELES, CA (September 18, 2013) — Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, announced today that Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix, will deliver the Executive Keynote address launching the Forum on Saturday, October 26. This will […]