Archive for: 2011 IFP Independent Film Week

Shit Tons and Wheelhouses

Shit Tons and Wheelhouses

Everyone keeps using “wheelhouse”. I’m still a little confused what it means, but it certainly sounds cool and adult.

Confessions Of a Closet Meetings Junkie

Confessions Of a Closet Meetings Junkie

Hi. My name is Gillian Robespierre. I’m a writer/director attending the 2011 IFP Emerging Narrative project forum with my script Obvious Child. It’s a romantic comedy with an abortion. Yes, it’s a comedy.

Some Meetings Are Better Than Others

Some Meetings Are Better Than Others

Rotterdam International film festival: “I am confused why your project is part of Emerging Narrative” Me: ” Its Interesting you chose to meet with me then” Rotterdam: “I didnt”

Why Kat Candler Royally Sucks at Parties

Why Kat Candler Royally Sucks at Parties

Doesn’t everyone?

They appreciate the uniqueness of the project…

They appreciate the uniqueness of the project…

…but are trying to go in a more socially conscious direction.

The Shared Struggle of Indie Film

The Shared Struggle of Indie Film

We’ve had some really nice interest in the project. It sounds nice now, but that might change later on when they say, “You know what? It’s not for us.” I like to keep expectations low. That way you don’t get your hopes up. And that way they can’t come crashing down.

IFP Filmmaker Wisdom

IFP Filmmaker Wisdom

[In Photo: Alex Ross Perry] Steve Perry – Don’t stop believing. Alex Ross Perry – Do stop believing.

Pitch Meeting Lessons and Friday Night Lights

Pitch Meeting Lessons and Friday Night Lights

A few things I’ve learned over the years from going into “pitch” meetings.

ROOFTOP FILMS – LIVE AT IFP

ROOFTOP FILMS – LIVE AT IFP

For a happy fifth year, Rooftop is excited to once again partner with IFP to bring exciting outdoor events to Independent Film Week.

Blog Post #2, In Which I Arrive to Kick Some Ass

Blog Post #2, In Which I Arrive to Kick Some Ass

Just as Kanye West arrived in Austin to play ACL, I arrived in NYC to kick some serious IFP ass. Well, I hope, anyway. We’ll see how that ass kicking goes.

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