December 10th

Pride and Identity as Factors in Resisting Growth

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Why do people have so much trouble changing?  You resolve to be better with your finances, to lose weight, to work less, to be less cluttered, whatever it might be — but you don’t change.  Why is this so common? One reason is pride.  Often people see some aspect of their behavior as being indicative [...]

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November 13th

Indie News Headlines Nov 10 2008

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Welcome to Super Indie Film’s Indie News Headlines. This is Anna Callahan, and I’ll be bringing you news highlights from the independent film movement around the world. To listen to a podcast of these headlines, click here.
Today is November 13, 2008.
The American Film Market opened on November 5th in Santa Monica. Over 8,000 industry [...]

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November 11th

Workshop 5: The Future of Internet Video

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Hi, this is Anna Callahan from Super Indie Films, and you’re reading the transcript of our fifth podcast for independent filmmakers. This podcast talks about getting your film to stand out from the crowd, what to look for in an online distributor, and the future of internet [...]

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November 10th

Fight Fire with Water: How Obama Won the Presidency

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You hear a lot of commentary these days about why Obama won the presidency. We had an economic crisis; George Bush is a very unpopular president; we’re in an unpopular war; Obama had more money to run his campaign. These are true, but most of these were true four years ago, too. While [...]

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November 7th

Workshop 4: Hi-Def and Download Time

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Hi, this is Anna Callahan from Super Indie Films, and you’re reading the transcript of our fourth podcast for independent filmmakers. This podcast covers two questions indie filmmakers often have about distributing their film online: what’s up with download times, and how do tv monitors and [...]

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November 6th

Workshop 3: A Rising Tide Lifts All Filmmakers

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Hi, this is Anna Callahan from Super Indie Films, and you’re reading the transcript of our third podcast for independent filmmakers. This podcast talks about helping other filmmakers to help your own film, digital rights management, and how TV and the internet affect what kind of [...]

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November 2nd

Workshop 2: Marketing an Indie Film

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Hi, this is Anna Callahan from Super Indie Films, and you’re reading the transcript of our second podcast for independent filmmakers. This podcast is the meat and potatoes of this five-part series: I’ll give you an overview of one indie film’s successful marketing campaign and how [...]

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October 29th

Workshop 1: Indie Filmmaking & Distribution Background

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Hi, this is Anna from Super Indie Films, and you’re reading the text to our first podcast for independent filmmakers. These first five podcasts are taken from a workshop I gave at the New England Film and Video Festival.
This first podcast gives a little background on [...]

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August 1st

First Triathlon

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So yesterday I did my first triathlon. Woo hoo!
My sister and I got roped into doing a triathlon by a friend in NYC, who has been doing them for years. (He is now training for the Ironman.) He told us about one on Staten Island called the “Flat as a Pancake Triathlon”: only 1/4 [...]

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