IFP MINNESOTA is now FILMNNORTH

Check out this great resource for all things Minnesota Indy Filmmaking…

IFP MINNESOTA CHANGES NAME TO FILMNNORTH 
After careful consideration, Independent Film Project MN’s Board of Directors agreed to rebrand IFPMN as FilmNorth. We felt it was time that our name more accurately reflected the unique place we occupy in the national independent film community. Please visit us at our new website, myfilmnorth.org.
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Forms for Filmmakers

 

No Film School is a great resource for beginning filmmakers. Full of tips, tricks, and smart examples. Here is a link to their recent collection of useful forms for pre-production planning and other tasks…

FOR YOUR PRODUCTION BIBLE

Every Filmmaking Form You’ll Ever Need in 99 Free Templates

http://nofilmschool.com/2016/08/grab-every-filmmaking-form-youll-ever-need-these-99-free-templates

The Bechdel Rule

One of the most enduring tools to measure Hollywood’s gender bias is a test originally promoted by cartoonist Alison Bechdel in a 1985 strip from her “Dykes To Watch Out For” series. Bechdel said that if a movie can satisfy three criteria — there are at least two named women in the picture, they have a conversation with each other at some point, and that conversation isn’t about a male character — then it passes “The Rule,” whereby female characters are allocated a bare minimum of depth…

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Alison Bechdel’s 1985 ‘The Rule’ comicstrip

The Dollar-And-Cents Case Against Hollywood’s Exclusion of Women

By WALT HICKEY

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-dollar-and-cents-case-against-hollywoods-exclusion-of-women/

Campaign TV Commercials

The Living Room Candidate
http://www.livingroomcandidate.org
The Living Room Candidate contains more than 300 commercials, from every presidential election since 1952, when Madison Avenue advertising executive Rosser Reeves convinced Dwight Eisenhower that short ads played during such popular TV programs as I Love Lucy would reach more voters than any other form of advertising. This innovation had a permanent effect on the way presidential campaigns are run.