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Main categories British feature films: Films must be over 70 minutes in length. Films must have had a public screening to a paying audience, either on general release in the UK or at a British film festival or at one of BIFA's recognised international festivals.
Best International Independent Film: Voting process[ edit ] BIFA has a large pool of voters that consists of past BIFA winners and nominees, top British film industry professionals and experienced filmmakers from all areas of production.
The Independent Filmmaker Project fosters the development, production and promotion of hundreds of feature and documentary films a year. IFP’s Fiscal Sponsorship program focuses exclusively on documentary films and other works of nonfiction, short films and low-budget fiction/narrative features (50 minutes+). An intensive eight-week program for directors who are prepping their independent feature films Under the guidance of established industry professionals who serve as Creative Advisors, Directing Lab Fellows receive script feedback, discuss their visions, and select short scenes from their screenplays. Publication with a focus on independent film, offering articles, links, and resources.
Although the pool is continually growing, fewer than voters vote for the nominations in any one year. All entered films must be seen by a minimum number of voters and discussed at a voter meeting before being marked as having been given fair consideration.
Once all entered films have been given fair consideration, votes are cast privately in two rounds: In calculating the results, BIFA takes into account the number of voters who have seen each film as well as how many voted for it. The winners in most categories are decided by independent juries, newly—appointed each year.
Juries meet to discuss all nominations before voting confidentially for the winner. Exceptions include the honorary awards and the award for Best British Independent Film, the winner of which is decided by a confidential vote amongst all BIFA voters.IndieWire is an online publication covering film, TV, and digital news, reviews, and interviews for passionate fans and industry insiders.
T he year turned out to be somewhat of a rejuvenation after the comparatively weak offerings of Although Korean films did not win any major awards from top-ranked festivals in , as they had the previous year, the films themselves provided a much broader range of quality.
The official Independent Film Project member video posting site. Filmmakers can post their videos here and it will automatically appear on our website at ifp. An independent film, independent movie, indie film or indie movie is a feature film or short film that is produced outside the major film studio system, in addition to being produced and distributed by independent entertainment companies.
Independent films are sometimes distinguishable by their content and style and the way in which the filmmakers' personal artistic vision is realized. Nebraska Independent Film Projects is a non-profit that is here to help filmmakers get things done, with help getting grants and a network of individuals.
A non-profit arts organization that champions the independent filmmaker.