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How To Fake Being An Indie Auteur, with @raindance

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Charming and delightful wee article by the folks at Raindance

This is not about how to make Hollywood films, made-for-tv films or even low budget films. This is not about making films whose purpose is to entertain. This is about a different species altogether – the indie auteur film, short or long – the darling of the latest ‘it’ festival – with city names likes Gotenburg, Hamburg, Kerala and Rotterdam in their title. The kind of film that press people, pretentious programmers, art house proprietors and film academians piss themselves for. The kind of film that might just launch your career.

So here goes – ten tips to indie auteurdom

  1. The Plot

When thinking of your indie auteur script think sexual triangles.
Two women fighting over a man – two men over a woman. It’s a well trodden path to indie genius…

Read the rest of the article here.

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