Doclisboa: “a place for films that question themselves, not just what they portray”

The documentary genre continues to evolve and develop, and Doclisboa remains at the forefront of that. We spoke to their Program Coordinator Miguel Ribeiro regarding the festival, finding out about their collaboration with on demand platforms, his hot tip regarding submitting, and his favorite docs from last year. Andrew Wilkin: What were your most special […]

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How to Master Your Crowdfunding Campaign with Indiegogo’s Head of Film UK Miranda Fleming

Crowfunding platforms have changed the game of film funding. The possibility to go online and ask your friends and followers for money has revolutionized the process of film financing. So far, in America, it’s been arguably more forward thinking than in Europe. Even well-known American directors such as Zach Baff and Spike Lee raised considerable money with a crowdfunding campaign […]

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6 Tips for Independent Filmmakers from LEIDEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

To act as a gateway for American independent films into Europe is one of the main goals of the Leiden International Film Festival. Evert de Vries, LIFF‘s Managing Director and Programmer, gave us some hot tips for independent filmmakers you shouldn’t miss… As the fastest growing festival in the Netherlands, it‘s a great way for American filmmakers to […]

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