Once upon a time, being an independent filmmaker meant that a writer, producer or director made films outside the Hollywood studio system. From Ed Wood to George Romero to Kevin Smith, independent filmmakers have provided fresh films which eschewed tried and true formulas. Yes, I said Ed Wood; his films aren't nearly as bad as some I've seen, and that Angora loving auteur kept trying.
Today, being an “independent filmmaker” often means
Updated 03-28-2012 at 09:36 AM by Gregory Lamberson