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Film Independent is the home for independent film lovers and filmmakers. We bring you the best of independent storytelling all year long. We produce the Spirit Awards, our…


Fifteen New Projects on the ‘Fast Track’ to a Theater or Watchlist Near You

For filmmakers eager to develop partnerships for the financing, production and distribution of their projects, no better forum exists for meeting potential champions and collaborators than Film Independent’s Fast Track Film Finance Market—an intensive, four-day film financing marketplace connecting a select group of participants with established financiers, production companies, agents, managers and other industry pros with to power to make things happen.

Maggie Gyllenhaal Unpacks the Biggest Moments of Her Career

If you’re as big of a Maggie Gyllenhaal fan as we are, then there was no better place to be last Friday than the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, where Film Independent welcomed the acclaimed actor-turned-filmmaker to the stage for an extended conversation about her work and career.