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22 Year Old Norwegian Director to Helm ‘The Framlingham Incident’ for Frenetic Stories

22 Year Old Norwegian Director to Helm ‘The Framlingham Incident’ for Frenetic Stories

Scandinavian comedy writer and fourth-time-feature director Marius Sørvik recently signed with UK company Frenetic Stories to direct and rewrite The Framlingham Incident, after a script by Jim Mack. An independent crime-drama about Britsh teenager Kyle, who has to deal with his guilty conscience after a prank that caused the death of his younger brother. Sørvik, (…) Read More

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Norwegian/Danish dramedy “Just Twenty” to be released in US On Demand

Norwegian/Danish dramedy “Just Twenty” to be released in US On Demand

We haven’t read or heard a lot about the upcoming Scandinavian dramedy Just Twenty since early spring last year. According to IMDb, the movie has been in post-production since late summer and a couple of trailers has been seen on YouTube and other forms of social media. The movie tells the story of a group of three best (…) Read More

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Sundance Institute Vanguard Awards

Alejandro G. Iñárritu to Receive Sundance Institute Vanguard Leadership Award Filmmaker Marielle Heller to be Honored with Vanguard Award, Presented by Mike Birbiglia Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute announced it will present its Vanguard Awards to Academy Award winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu and filmmaker Marielle Heller (The Diary of a Teenage Girl) at the (…) Read More

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SUNDANCE INSTITUTE 2015-2016 International Film Fests

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE 2015-2016 International Film Fests

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE announces 2015-2016 International Film Fests in Hong Kong & London. Robert Redford, President and Founder, said, “We’ve nurtured filmmakers around the globe for many years now and these experiences have brought a rich perspective to all we do. Exploring international opportunities for the diverse landscape of American independent storytelling is an exciting proposition, and something to which we are equally committed.”

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Issue #66 Spring 2015

Issue #66 Spring 2015

The wait is over. The magazine of independent film & video production covering Reel Life Adventures in indie-making & distribution returns for Spring-Summer 2015. Real indies share how they did it. Plus gear reviews, practical tips and advice from the experts. Now available at Barnes & Nobles, Books-A-Million, Hastings, Chapters, and more, plus virtually every studio in the LA area. Issue Highlights Cover (…) Read More

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Movies We Like

Movies We Like

Recently released movies Indie Slate editors like and recommend… Rosewater – We’re Jon Stewart fans, so expectations were high for his cinematic retelling of Newsweek  journalist Maziar Bahari’s detention by the Iranian government as a result of his 2009 on-camera interview with The Daily Show‘s Jason Jones.  Stewart came up with a valiant first outing as (…) Read More

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