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LINE ITEMS

THE BIG ART/LITTLE DEBT PLAN

Balancing risk and responsibility while making great films. By Esther B. Robinson

SCRIPT SUPERVISING GOES DIGITAL

By Shari Carpenter

REWIND

The trends and business developments of independent film in ’09. By Scott Macaulay

SLUMPDAYS

Five fundraising success stories from today’s down economy. By Alicia Van Couvering

THEATRICAL LAUNCH

Paul Devlin chronicles the challenging journey of his film BLAST! to the big screen.

CONFRONTING THE PLIGHT OF THE MAINSTREAM INDIE

By Ryan Gielen

NOW PLAYING AT THE QUAD…YOU!

Alicia Van Counvering

READERS’ CHOICE: BEST OF THE DECADE

Here are the results of our online poll where we asked you, our readers, what was the best of the last decade.

REPORTS

Women Without Men, The Collaborative, Buried, Archiving Your Films, Red Riding Trilogy.

COLUMNS

INDUSTRY BEAT

When does Plan B become Plan A? By Anthony Kaufman.

CULTURE HACKER

This decade is about the filter. By Lance Weiler

FEST CIRCUIT

Reports from Doha and Thessaloniki.

Winter 2010 Table Of Contents

FEATURES

CARNIVALESQUE

With The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Terry Gilliam returns to the fantastical circus-show storytelling of his hits Brazil, Time Bandits and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Nonetheless, for Gilliam making a movie is never easy... By Jason Guerrasio

THE MOURNING AFTER

Leaving Gucci five years ago to pursue filmmaking aspirations, famous fashion designer Tom Ford revealed his labor of love, an adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man, at this past year's venice film festival to high praise — and a best actor award for lead Colin Firth. He talks to Peter Bowen about adaptation, inspiration, and the design of his very melancholy debut feature.

ART AFTER DEATH

Don Argott's latest documentary, The Art Of The Steal, depicts the fight to control Philadelphia's Barnes Collection, a private collector's museum of Impressionist and early modern art, as the heist of the century. By Scott Macaulay

INTERNAL COMBUSTION

Ramin Bahrani sits down with The Exploding Girl's writer-drector Bradley Rust Gray to talk about his intimate yet mysterious portrait of a college girl at an emotional crossroads. Plus: Producer Karin Chien gives tips on no budget filmmaking & Zoe Kazan interview.

SECURITY DEPOSIT

With her features growing alongside her characters, Nicole Holofcener looks at the linkage between mortality and real estate in her insightful and moving fourth film, Please Give. By Jason Guerrasio.

SUNDANCE 2010

We asked Sundance feature filmmakers to tell us the most difficult decision they had to make to get their films completed.


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