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In Response to Dan Schoenbrun’s Claim That We Need to “Kill Independent Film to Save It”

In an article on Filmmaker Magazine’s website published October 17th, 2016 entitled Independent Film is a Meaningless, Outmoded Term, and We Need to Stop Saying It, writer Dan Schoenbrun posits the questions “what does the term “independent film” mean to you?”  I’m no stranger to this question, having asked it in interviews myself, and been asked […]

Film Hawk

It is almost impossible for me to separate my admiration for FILM HAWK’s subject, Robert (Bob) Hawk, from the film itself.  Watching this documentary feels more like watching your grandfather’s home movies rather than watching a doc about one of the most influential independent film personalities in the last half century.  From his early childhood […]

Yoga Hosers

Kevin Smith’s (CLERKS, MALLRATS, TUSK) latest film is a continuation of his True North Trilogy starring his daughter Harley Quinn Smith, Johnny Depp, and his daughter Lily-Rose Depp.  YOGA HOSERS is a film right in Smith’s comedic, pot-inspired wheelhouse and is a loving tribute to his relationship with his daughter, and the depth of teen […]
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FilmSnobbery Live! Episode 44 With Guest Zak Knutson

Chop Shop Entertainment’s Zak Knutson calls in to talk about life in Hollywood working with Kevin Smith and how he went from being a bouncer at a strip club to making movies with Mel Gibson, Michael Madson, and chatting with Dennis Hopper (RIP). We also talk about our impending trips to the FirstGlance Film Festival, […]

Provincetown International Film Festival — 2010 Award Winners Announced

Sunday June 20, 2010 (PROVINCETOWN, MA) — The 2010 Provincetown International Film Festival award winners were announced this evening. Prizes were given to the following films: UNDERTOW (directed by Javier Fuentes-Leon) and MAO’S LAST DANCER (directed by Bruce Beresford) tied for the HBO Audience Award Best Narrative Feature WASTE LAND (directed by Lucy Walker) won […]

FilmSnobbery Live! Episode 29 With Guest Bob Hawk

Indie film legend Bob Hawk comes on the program to talk about his storied career as an indie film consultant, producer, and film festival alum (Sundance, IFP, and creator of the San Francisco Film Arts Festival). We talk indie for almost 2 hours…2 glorious hours with the man who championed CLERKS when Kevin Smith was […]

FilmSnobbery Live! Episode 13 With Guests John Keating, Danae Ringlemann and David Geertz

It’s Nic’s birthday and we celebrate by bringing on actor John Keating to talk about his experiences with NIGHT BEFORE THE WEDDING, and then speak with IndieGoGo co-founder Danae Ringlemann and Biracy founder David Geertz about the current state of crowdfunding and how Kevin Smith’s “People?s Studio” could be a game-changer. (10)

Official Rejection

A documentary following the exploits of a group of filmmakers as they take their independent feature, Ten 'til Noon, along the film festival circuit, and the politics, pitfalls, triumphs and comic tragedies they encounter along the way. Full of interviews with important players in the indie world, this is a must see for young filmmakers on the what happens when the shooting stops.
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