James' Blog

IFP Membership Drive and Gotham Awards

Independent Feature Project (IFP) is a great New York City film organization. I’ve been a member for years, and I always recommend to my SVA film students that they should join the organization. Right now there is a 20% discount to join. Keep in mind that the discount ends November 19, 2014.




And if you join now you can vote for the 5th Annual Gotham Independent Film Audience Award with nominees comprised of the 15 nominated films in the Best Feature, Best Documentary,

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Upcoming Q&A with Zeitgeist Films Co-Founders

I am proud to announce that I’ll be moderating a Q&A with Nancy Gerstman and Emily Russo, the Co-Founders and Co-Presidents of Zeitgeist Films, on Thursday, November 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway between, 61st and 62nd Streets.


We will be discussing the challenges of movie distribution in a digital age.


It is free and open to the public. I hope to see you there!


Here is a link to sign-up to attend the event:  http://www.cencom.org/ecom-prodshow/Distribution-Zeitgeist.html

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