Category Archives: film festivals

Alumni Spotlight: Joe Rodman

June 13, 2016

  When Joe Rodman first entered the Digital Film Academy, he planned to become a director. It was only through the hands-on experience he got filmmaking that he realized his true calling was editing. “I fell in love with editing. You get to really see the story take shape in the editing room,” he says. […]

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The 52nd New York Film Festival

September 23, 2014

Ladies and Gentlemen, are you ready? In exactly 3 days, the city of New York is going to be taken over by film, and we couldn’t be more excited. The 52nd New York Film Festival kicks off on September 26th and it will bring the power of cinema to the city that never sleeps all the […]

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Countdown to the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

August 19, 2014

We’re a little over 2 weeks away from one of the most exciting film festivals of the year: the Toronto International Film Festival. And we’re here to tell you a little bit about the mighty event and what to expect from this year’s edition. The TIFF was founded by Bill Marshall, Henk Van der Kolk and Dusty Cohl as […]

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3 Ways for Indie Filmmakers to Learn from the Numbers at Sundance

May 9, 2014

The Sundance Film Festival, one of the top festivals in the world, took place in January. Now the numbers (how many films were submitted, which got distribution, and which turned a profit) are in, and there’s a lot for independent filmmakers to learn. The main lesson is for indie filmmakers (and investors) to be more […]

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The NBC Shortcuts Experience!

February 19, 2014

In August 2013, I attended the NBC Short Cuts film festival. This is an event that was created to showcase the work of a variety of artists from diverse backgrounds who might not otherwise get much exposure. At first, I was wary of anything NBC. The last time I’d been involved with them was for […]

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DFA New Filmmakers' Screening

November 5, 2013

October 23rd was the most recent in a proud history of evenings that celebrate DFA graduates’ work. As each semester draws to a close, the DFA screens student projects at the Film Anthology Archives, an impressive venue in NYC whose name also carries quite a bit of weight. The experience of getting to see their […]

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