This final report from DOC NYC's Marketing Bootcamp by Audrey Ewell is packed with info about how handle publicity for your indie film, grass roots marketing, how you can make money speaking about your film, and, finally, how "I Am Not Your Negro" managed to be such a huge hit.
This final report from DOC NYCs Marketing Bootcamp by Audrey Ewell is

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"I hope I can find an aesthetic that would be best shot on digital, because that would make things easier, but so far we always end up using film." Juho Kuosmanen tells Vadim Rizov about the making of his accomplished debut, "The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki," how to work with children and why he's still shooting 16mm.
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Brandon Harris skipped Tribeca's opening night and has caught up with nine films already. Most fun, predictably: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon returning with "The Trip to Spain." But he's found lots of other films to get excited about, including "The Reagan Show," "Abundant Acreage Available," "The Farthest," "The Departure" and more.
Brandon Harris skipped Tribecas opening night and has caught up with nine

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The IFP's Screen Forward Labs kicks off today. Here are the ten teams of creators who will be taking part in the program supporting serial storytelling.
The IFPs Screen Forward Labs kicks off today Here are the ten

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Despite some bad one-liners from Andrew Cuomo and a doc on music exec Clive Davis that didn't dig too deep, David Leitner still found delight at the opening night at Radio City Music Hall of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.
Despite some bad oneliners from Andrew Cuomo and a doc on music

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Continuing her massive brain dump from DOC NYC's recent Marketing Boot Camp, Audrey Ewell relays real-world advice on how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign and how to effectively promote your film on social media.
Continuing her massive brain dump from DOC NYCs recent Marketing Boot Camp

28 Tips on Crowdfunding and Promoting Your Film via Social Media from DOC NYC’s Marketing Bootcamp | Filmmaker Magazine

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"With the new administration, there is a hunger, and a need, for success stories. Particularly stories of seemingly ordinary people beating the odds to accomplish extraordinary wins."
With the new administration there is a hunger and a need for

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"Around the time Miami’s Borscht Diez went down in late February, Black Cinema seemed to take over the world for a second. That was cool; 'Get Out' was all anyone wanted to talk about. The doldrums of the country’s greater ills lifted somewhat during that thriller of a week, in which the Oscar Best Picture winner and the number one movie in America were suddenly, and for the first time ever,...
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"Audiencing" is a verb? That and more practical discoveries like advice on cutting a trailer and engaging with the world of branded content are collected from DOC NYC's recent "Marketing Bootcamp" from Audrey Ewell.
Audiencing is a verb That and more practical discoveries like advice on

How To Cut a Trailer, “Audiencing” as a Verb, and Branded Content: A Report from DOC NYC’s Marketing Bootcamp | Filmmaker Magazine

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Jim Hemphill finds much to enthuse over in this week's home video column, including Josef von Sternberg's "Anatahan," Nancy Meyers and Charles Shyer's "Baby Boom" (!), and Damien Chazelle's "masterpiece," "La La Land."
Jim Hemphill finds much to enthuse over in this weeks home video

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Here's an exclusive clip from Mark Grieco's documentary "A River Below," which follows a Brazilian wildlife TV star and a renowned marine biologist as they each attempt to save the endangered pink river dolphin from being hunted to extinction.
Heres an exclusive clip from Mark Griecos documentary A River Below which

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Now in its fourth year, Oregon Doc Camp invites experienced documentary filmmakers to a four-day documentary retreat May 18-21, 2017 at Silver Falls State Park in central Oregon.
Now in its fourth year Oregon Doc Camp invites experienced documentary filmmakers

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It's curtain raiser time for the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, which for us means 28 films, TV pilots, short films and VR pieces our editorial team is excited about.
Its curtain raiser time for the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival which for

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Leonor Caraballo set out to co-direct "Icaros: A Vision," a story centered around a healing center that performs ayahuasca rituals, before she knew she was dying of breast cancer, but persevered. Paul Willis tells the dramatic story of the film's difficult production.
Leonor Caraballo set out to codirect Icaros A Vision a story centered

“She Knew Then That She was Going to Die of Her Femininity”: The Making of the Ayahuasca Drama Icaros: A Vision | Filmmaker Magazine

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"I was recently editing a commercial for a popular footwear company and my client kept referring to 'the future of content' to his colleague. I had a hard time telling if this was just another bit of ad jargon or a sinister prophecy about the future of media. When I finally asked him what he thought 'the future of content' was, he delivered a flippant 'you are!' and asked me to reposition...
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"I am a smaller, 5’2″ kind of petite person, and I’m also older, and this is my first feature, and I just think that the equipment is getting more manageable for females; to be able to do feature film work is huge." In part two of Michael Murie's interview with DP Sherry McCracken, she talks equipment, pre-vis and color grading.
I am a smaller 52 kind of petite person and Im also

DP Sherry McCracken on Cinematography vs Photography, Pre-Visualization and the Growing Ease of Equipment for Female Crew Members | Filmmaker Magazine

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"Today, with access to the digital tools, making regional films of value is a goal that is much easier to realize." Moving beyond his biggest hits ("The Legend of Boggy Creek," "The Town That Dreaded Sundown"), Daniel Kremer thoroughly examines the regional filmmaking legacy of Charles B. Pierce.
Today with access to the digital tools making regional films of value

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"It hurts to admit this, but after five years of earnest programming, I’ve come to the conclusion that I have wasted my time, and I suspect others’ as well." Unlocked from our new issue, here's documentary programmer Chris Boeckmann on activist documentaries, failing to raise awareness and what can be done instead.
It hurts to admit this but after five years of earnest programming

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Michael Murie talks with still photographer-turned DP Sherry McCracken about how she came to shoot her first feature, "American Gothic," and why she chose the BlackMagic Production Camera.
Michael Murie talks with still photographerturned DP Sherry McCracken about how she

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Do documentaries need screenwriters? And what does a doc screenwriter do? In this article, just out from behind our paywall, filmmaker Braden King learns about the writing practice of Mark Monroe, whose credits include "The Cove" and "Chasing Ice."
Do documentaries need screenwriters And what does a doc screenwriter do In

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