30 April 2007

IFN Podcast #072

Interview with Tiffany & Jayce Bartok (Directors) of Altered by Elvis (USA) feature documentary plus Jayce is also the screenwriter of The Cake Eaters (USA) currently playing at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Industry Player of the Week
Interview with Ben Pinkhasik and Clint Mazur (co-founders) of My Movie Network a great social networking/resources for filmmakers and we announce the "Discover Me" film competition in conjunction with the My Movie Network - win a copy of FrameForge 3D (storyboarding software) and a chance to be guest on Indie Film Nation.

Another Wasted Barman by Kidbrother (Sweden)
Coming Down Easy by The Brown Hornets (Canada)

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14 April 2007

IFN Podcast #071

Interview with Stephen Tramontana (Writer/Director) of Grindhouse (USA) feature film made in 2002 and has accused Quentin Tarantino of ripping off his film for his new film project with Robert Rodgriuez. Tramontana has released his film for download for only 99 cents at The Real Grindhouse

Industry News
Bryan Singer vs Gus Van Sant - both are making new films about the Harvey Milk murder in San Franscisco

Anne Thompson from Variety magazine reports that independent filmmakers are now using online distribution strategies like Amazon Unboxed to release their films and details Linda Nelson and Michael Madsen experience of distributing their film Shifted (USA) on Amazon. Madsen appeared on Indie Film Nation #039 on the 19th March 2006 discussing exactly this strategy over year before the industry papers picked on this trend.

Preview of San Francisco International Film commences the 26th April to 10th May 2007

Had Enough by Frenzal Rhomb (AUS)
Sleepwalker by Sender (AUS)

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05 April 2007

IFN Video Podcast #03 - Interview with David Carradine and Hommo Erectus team

Red carpet interviews at the Slamdance Film Festival on the world premiere of Homo Erectus (USA) feature length comedy starring David Carradine.

Interviews with David Carradine (Star) [official site], [myspace] [IMDB], Scott Billups (Director of Photography) [IMDB] and Adam Rifkin (writer/director/producer/star) on [MySpace] or [IMDB]

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