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The New Auteur

Independent Film in Times of the Internet

PRODUCTION TOOLS
Belle Nuit – Subtitling
celtx
Dependent Films – Useful Templates
DotSUB – Transcribing and Subtitle Creation
IndieGoGo
Internet Archive – Free Archival Footage
Millicent.tv – Desktop Publishing
Ourmedia – Free Archival Footage



DISTRIBUTION OUTLETS
Great Overview of Online Distribution Outlets
Another Overview of Paid Distribution Online
Scott Kirsner’s Overview
Video Embedding Comparison Side
And a white-label video comparison side

Ameibo
Atom Films
Babelgum
Bebo
Blip.TV
Breakthrough Distribution
Bside
Clipgarden
CreateSpace
Current TV
Distribber
Film Annex
Gigantic Digital
imeem
Indieflix
Internet Archive
Jaman
Joost
Klatcher
mDialog
Metacafe
Miro
My Damn Channel
Onlinefilm
Openfilm
Reframe Collection
Revver
SnagFilms
TheDocs.TV
TubeMogul
Veoh
Viddler
Vimeo
Vodo
Youtube



MARKETING
Apple Trailers
Cinando
del.icio.us
Digg
Diigo
Facebook
Flickr
IMDb
Movieset
MyProducer
MySpace
Ning
Spottt
Spout
Twitter
Yahoo Groups – Participate, don’t just spam!



PR & ADVERTISING
Ted Hope’s Huge List of Blogs that Review Indie Films
Another List of Indie Film Blogs

99Designs
Big Huge Labs
CrowdSPRING
OpenPR
businessportal24
PresseBox
news4press



(ONLINE) FILM FESTIVALS
bitfilm
Bside
From Here to Awesome
MoFilm
Reelport
Withoutabox



FAN FUNDING
IndieGoGo
Indie Maverick
Fundable
Kickstarter
MyProducer
Zdonk



ALTERNATIVE LENDING
Lending Club
Prosper Loans
Zopa



BRAND SPONSORING
PlaceVine
Storybids
XLNTads
Zadby



JOBS
Demand Studios
MoFilm
MoviePitch



USEFUL FOR WEBSITE/BLOG
AddThis – Bookmarking & Sharing
Bit.ly – URL shortening
Blogger
Box Office Widget
BuddyPress
FreeCause – Toolbar for your site
Google Allerts – See when people write about your film
Google Feedburner
Kaltura – Open Source video integration
ScratchBack – Collect Tips through Website
Tiny URL – URL shortening
TipJoy – Collect Tips through Website
Tumblr
Website Grader
WordPress



RESEARCH and WATCH
Archive of Public Archives
EZTakes
Find Any Film
iArthouse
IndieWire Film Calendar
Jaman
The Auteurs



OTHER STUFF
Kino Eye’s Resources for Documentary Filmmakers
Scott Kirsner’s Powertools Wiki

Bookrix
Call-to-action Overlays for YouTube
Fair Share
Google Grants
InDplay – Online Film-Marketplace
Innovide – In-Video Interactivity
Klicktab
mydrmspace – Digital Watermarking
Shooting People’s Digital Bootcamp
YouTube Nonprofit Program



VIDEO AGGREGATOR
Videosurf



ONLINE VIDEO DISTRIBUTORS
Cinetic
Content Republic

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