Mary Glucksman on Sundance 2004’s hits and misses, and the changing distribution landscape for independent film. Plus: The 2004 SUNDANCE THEATRICAL BOX OFFICE CHART.
Scott Macaulay profiles four new independent film companies.
Steven C. Beer and Maria Miles on how the 2004 Jobs Creation Act has created some much-needed tax incentives for independent film producers.
The IFP Los Angeles Film Festival and Filmmaker’s Fast Track program. By Tamara Krinsky.
Creative consequences of the rights clearance culture for documentary filmmakers. By Pat Aufderheide and Peter Jaszi.
Maya Churi’s Forest Grove; filmmaking in Indonesia; Park Chan-wook’s Old Boy; Rik Little’s The Church of Shooting Yourself; Braden King’s Thrill Jockey DVD; a Thomas Edison box set; plus Stephen Garrett’s survey of new DVDs.