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The Indie Spirit Nominees Are ...

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment

Film Independent announced the nominees for the 2014 Spirit Awards on Tuesday, kicking off awards season in earnest by honoring the best of the year's...

The LA Film Festival: From Sun Kissed to The Queen Of Versailles, a Thoughtful and Emotional Adventure

Lisa Adams | Posted 08.28.2012 | Arts
Lisa Adams

Presented by Film Independent and hosted by LA Live Regal Cinemas, the LA Film Festival was the best staycation one could have ever hoped for.

Studying the Economics of Independent Film: A Proposal

Josh Welsh | Posted 12.22.2011 | Los Angeles
Josh Welsh

While it's obviously true that it's hard for many independent filmmakers to sustain a career doing what they love, it is simply false that there's no money in independent film.

LA Film Fest, Starring Silverlake

Abe Schwartz | Posted 08.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Abe Schwartz

I saw three different narrative features this past week at Los Angeles Film Festival that were set in the Silverlake area of LA. I live in the area, and it was cool to see familiar spots captured through different eyes.

Elvis Mitchell Enlisted To Head LACMA's Film Program

latimes.com | Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

Elvis Mitchell, the film critic and host of KCRW's "The Treatment," has been named the new head of the film program at the Los Angeles County Museum o...

Los Angeles Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles

On June 16, Film Independent and the Los Angeles Times present the highly anticipated, seventeenth annual, ten-day-long movie-watching extravaganza th...

Activists in the Doc Lab

Lee Schneider | Posted 06.04.2011 | Impact
Lee Schneider

If you are an activist, now is the time to make a film to let more people know about your cause, and if you're a filmmaker, especially a documentary filmmaker, now is the time to become an activist.