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How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood.  Fascinating story from The Atlantic that includes a generator for creating ridiculous micro-genres like the one above as well as more general Hollywood cliche genres.

How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood

How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood. Fascinating story from The Atlantic that includes a generator for creating ridiculous micro-genres as well as more general Hollywood cliche genres.

Social Media for Filmmakers - Why Every Filmmaker and Artist Should be on Pinterest. I show an example of what a film page might be. Even If you don't use PInterest, there are enormous advantages to having a page like this.  (May 2013)   reidrosefelt.com   #indiefilm

Social Media for Filmmakers - Why Every Filmmaker and Artist Should be on Pinterest. I show an example of what a film page might be. Even If you don't use PInterest, there are enormous advantages to having a page like this. (May 2013) reidrosefelt.com #indiefilm

There are thousands of websites out there for filmmakers both good & bad. Here is our list of the 37 best websites for filmmakers as picked by our students.

The Best Websites For Filmmakers: Directing, Cinematography, VFX, Screenwriting, And Much More!

never tickle a sleeping dragon

I almost feel that the Targaryens should adopt this as alternative house words. Kind of like "A Lannister always pays his debts"

Copywriting your work...

Chain of Title, a New Innovative Website, Takes the Guesswork out of Copyrighting Your Work

Foreign Sales 101: What Independents Need to Know About Selling Films Abroad | Filmmaker Magazine

Foreign Sales What Independents Need to Know About Selling Films Abroad - Cannes Film Festival and Market

How to book a reader: analyzing 10 good opening lines. I don't write much anymore, but this is really interesting. The voyage of the dawn treader is the best one!

(Writing help) How to book a reader: analyzing 10 good opening lines. I don't write much anymore, but this is really interesting. The voyage of the dawn treader is the best one!

Two-time winner of the Webby Award for best film website(most recently, in 2012), Indiewire was lauded as a "must read" by Variety, branded the "online heartbeat of the world's independent film community" by Forbes, and dubbed "best indie crossroads" by film critic Roger Ebert.

10 Filmmaking Tips from 'Legends of the Fall' Producer and Director Ed Zwick.

Marc Schiller's keynote speech at the Film4Forum in London gets into the power of filmmakers knowing about their audience through internet analytics.  It's a great point, however, while this is true for Facebook and purchases and rentals off the filmmakers website, I think that the info is still unknown for Netflix, iTunes, etc.  He uses as an example, his work on the documentary film "East Nashville Tonight."

“Can direct distribution create a sustainable model for independent cinema?

101 Best Websites for #Writers. Honored to receive the award for the past 5 years. Thanks again, @Carrie Mcknelly Butler, Author's Digest!

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Weekly inspiration from MovieMaker Magazine's Manifesto, a call to arms for indie filmmakers on taking back Hollywood! #5.

Weekly inspiration from MovieMaker Magazine's Manifesto, a call to arms for indie filmmakers on taking back Hollywood!

Free Printables For Your Next Novel - TriciaGoyer.com TheWritersCraft.com has a great set of worksheets. Creating Characters Framing the Story Charting the Scenes

Free Printables For Your Next Novel - character worksheets, plotting, etc. these are wonderful worksheets

Amazon recently released a free, cloud-based screenwriting application. Here are the details on how to write a screenplay using Amazon Storywriter.

How To Write A Screenplay Using Amazon Storywriter

I've toyed around with the idea of possibly writing Bible Hoarders (which has morphed into a TV show type plot line) in this format.

Paula Bernstein of Indiewire made a list of  "10 Pinterest Boards Filmmakers Should Be Following" in July 2013.  I'm happy to say that my board http://www.pinterest.com/reidrosefelt/social-media-for-filmmakers/  was listed first.  #indiefilm

Paula Bernstein of Indiewire made a list of "10 Pinterest Boards Filmmakers Should Be Following" in July 2013. I'm happy to say that my board http://www.pinterest.com/reidrosefelt/social-media-for-filmmakers/ was listed first. #indiefilm

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