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Don’t be a hippie, but that’s beside the point.

Get a good producer. Confidential to the film student who doesn’t feel like reading this whole post: I ask you at least take this lesson to heart- NO, YOU CANNOT BRING A LOADED GUN ON SET JUST BECAUSE THOSE KEWL GUYS IN NEW YORK DID IT. Get a good producer. Just do it. I know […]

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Legal Ease

Historical Events and Figures

I was super excited to read this post on Film Independent’s Legal Ease blog– “If historical events/figures are open game for the public to write about, when is it necessary to secure nonfiction book rights?” This is a timely subject for me because I have been working on a historical story for which an incredibly […]

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2/14/11 – Pawel

2/14/11 – Pawel

Section 181 compiled off the net I once had a dream to be a tax lawyer. God how sad you say. I say NO! I say Exciting. Why do I say exciting, because what is more exciting than free money. I jest of course there is no such thing. However, Film as an investment vehicle […]

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puzzle

a small mystery sandwich

big decisions regarding the formation of our company and some other items

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101-dark-staircase

hard choices

so that was a very interesting meeting. some very interesting points and counter-points. lots of fascinating points-of-view about how much of the company each person feels entitled to, etc. i’m not going to say it didn’t get a little heated now and then, but the good news is that we’re all pretty reasonable people that […]

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kyle

a few quick things

so a few quick things before this next meeting – most of this we’ve hashed over already but i haven’t had time to add to the blog: been helping the awesome kids over at we make movies with their new site. they’ll be launching it on february 24th and we’re going to coordinate our big […]

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a non-profit?!

a non-profit?!

if our true intentions are to help create a healthy middle class of independent filmmakers – and if we’re actually serious about that purpose – then what could possibly prove the authenticity of our motivations better than making the production company a non-profit.

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