60 Best Independent Film Blogs & News Websites

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Here are 60 Best Independent Film Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. No Film School Blog

No Film School Blog Brooklyn, New York, US
No Film School is the leading worldwide community of filmmakers, video producers, and independent creatives. No Film School is where filmmakers learn from each other — 'no film school' required.
608.9K 211.6K 19 posts / week Get Email Contact More

2. Film Independent Blog

Film Independent Blog Los Angeles, California, US
A non-profit arts organization that champions the independent filmmaker. Their 6,000 Members have access to the best in film education with classes and workshops on the latest indie trends, get first-looks at the upcoming indie releases, receive discounts on casting rooms, have monthly networking events, gain exclusive access to the LA Film Festival, and make up the voting constituency for the Film Independent Spirit Awards.
308.9K 607.6K 180.1K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact More

3. Indie Film Hustle Blog

Indie Film Hustle Blog Los Angeles, California, US
Teaching you how to hack your indie filmmaking with stuff they don't teach you in film school. Showing you on how to get your Indie Film Hustle on!
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165.9K 41.7K 22K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

4. Shooting People Blog

Shooting People Blog London, England, UK
A vibrant community of independent filmmakers. They connect and collaborate to get films made and seen.
32.6K 27.2K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

5. Film Threat Magazine

Film Threat Magazine Los Angeles, California, US
Film Threat was founded over 25 years ago. From the beginning, Film Threat magazine dominated the print landscape as the source for conversation about independent and underground cinema. Since then, the website has continued the tradition set forth by the magazine; a lone voice shouting into the void of mainstream media, that there is more to film than summer blockbusters and celebrity gossip.
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12.7K 109.6K 3.2K 30 posts / week Get Email Contact More

6. Raindance Blog

Raindance Blog London, England, UK
Read the latest articles on the Raindance blog, featuring tips, advice and insight for independent and aspiring filmmakers.
87.5K 115.6K 8 posts / week Get Email Contact More

7. Filmmaking Stuff Blog

Filmmaking Stuff Blog Hollywood, California, US
Filmmaking Stuff is a professional resource for independent filmmakers and provides tips on screenwriting, producing, crowdfunding, directing, movie marketing and film distribution.
64.8K 8.7K 4 posts / year Get Email Contact More

8. Flickering Myth

Flickering Myth England, UK
From independent and world cinema to the latest Hollywood blockbusters and 'geek' culture, Flickering Myth covers all aspects of the movie, TV, comic book and video game industries with news, reviews, trailers, interviews, articles, opinions and more.
30.5K 53.5K 1.8K 22 posts / day Get Email Contact More

9. Filmmaker Magazine

Filmmaker Magazine Publication with a focus on independent film, offering articles, links, and resources. Through its four published issues a year and its regularly updated website, blog and newsletter, Filmmaker, a publication of the IFP, covers the world of independent film from the point of view of the working filmmaker and the independent film enthusiast.
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363.3K 100.5K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

10. MovieMaker Magazine

MovieMaker Magazine Los Angeles, California, US
MovieMaker's content is directed at the audience as well as the artist, and its lively mix of interviews, trend-setting criticism, DIY techniques, festival coverage', distribution and financing tips, behind-the-scenes indie 'war stories and appreciations of classic Hollywood actors, directors, cinematographers, producers, screenwriters and editors makes MovieMaker Magazine a perennial favorite and trusted brand with cinema artists and discriminating film fans everywhere.
89.3K 171.9K 18 posts / week Get Email Contact More

11. StudentFilmmakers Magazine

StudentFilmmakers Magazine New York, US
StudentFilmmakers Magazine's mission is to provide outstanding, high level educational articles, interviews, and insider best practices and techniques that are inspiring and informational for both new-and-emerging and established film and video makers of all levels around the world.
13.1K 63.4K 140 5 posts / week Get Email Contact More

12. CineVue

CineVue London, England, UK
Founded in April 2010, CineVue's team of passionate cinéastes work to bring you the very best in content, from weekly reviews of the latest theatrical and DVD/Blu-ray releases to special features and international film festival coverage. As an independent film site, their aim is to reach out to the largest audience possible, whilst also highlighting and championing some of the more diverse and lesser-known new releases from the world of cinema.
8.8K 10.4K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

13. FirstShowing.net » Independent Films

FirstShowing.net » Independent Films FirstShowing is a professional web-based destination providing complete media coverage of mainstream and independent movies, the latest on the moviegoing experience, and the connection between Hollywood and the audience. We only cover theatrically released films, and updates from film festivals all over the world.
43.2K 7 posts / week Get Email Contact More

14. IndieTalk

IndieTalk The Internet's #1 Filmmaking Forum Since 2003.This is Filmmakers Forum , Video Forum , Cinematography Forum , Screenwriting Forum .
1.9K 1.3K 5 posts / day Get Email Contact More

15. SimplyScripts

SimplyScripts Virginia, US
Free screenwriters screenplay resource and discussion board. Make your script better. Read professional movie scripts and screenplays. Searchable database of movie, television, radio, anime scripts, transcripts and plays. A screenwriter's resource. Directors and Producers, find your next award winning script here.
541 3 posts / month Get Email Contact More

16. IndieWire » Film

IndieWire » Film For over 25 years, IndieWire has been covering the business and art of entertainment. With the respect of film and TV creators, executives, and passionate fans alike, IndieWire is known for being ahead of the curve with a unique editorial voice that combines in-depth industry reporting and analysis, and breaking news. Read about indie films, reviews, new releases, interviews, and more.
7 posts / day Get Email Contact More

17. Filmmaking Lifestyle

Filmmaking Lifestyle UK
Filmmaking Lifestyle brings readers tutorials and guides on setting up and growing a video production business, as well as articles on independent filmmaking of all kinds.
5K 13.9K 23 posts / month Get Email Contact More

18. Indie Shorts Mag

Indie Shorts Mag We at Indie Shorts Mag, cater to filmmakers and cinephiles alike as a medium to connect over their common passion beyond the confines of any language. Besides hosting reviews, interviews, tutorials, and news related to short films, indie films, foreign-language films & festivals; we also work around the web series and music videos circuit.
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4.6K 4.2K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

19. Noam Kroll

Noam Kroll Hollywood, Florida, US
Filmmaking techniques, camera reviews, and industry tips from my real world experiences as an independent filmmaker in Los Angeles.
6K 15.4K 10.6K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

20. Jonny Elwyn

Jonny Elwyn London, England, UK
A blog on all things post-production from film editor Jonny Elwyn. Jonny Elwyn is a creative freelance film editor with over a decade of experience in delivering imaginative and engaging content. Subscribe to get his latest updates.
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1.6K 5.3K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

21. Independent Cinema Office Blog

Independent Cinema Office Blog UK
The ICO blog brings you all the latest news from the world of cinemas and film festivals, including opportunities, best practice guides, festival reports, opinions and interviews. The Independent Cinema Office's mission is to develop an open, challenging, and thriving film sector. They are the UK's national body supporting independent cinemas of all forms. ICO wants everyone to have access to cinema that nourishes the soul and changes lives.
Also in Film Festival Blogs
8.4K 20.9K 2.6K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

22. Blog

Blog Los Angeles, California, US
SAGindie's online forum for independent cinema, film festivals, industry news, and general tomfoolery. As a free resource, SAGindie offers filmmakers clarity and kinship by guiding them through the SAG-AFTRA signatory process, making it even easier to hire professional actors, regardless of budget.
4.8K 18.9K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

23. Britflicks Blog

Britflicks Blog BritFlicks for the latest independent film trailers, movie news, and behind-the-scenes footage and interviews. Our aim is to bring you the latest independent film trailers of all genres gangster, horror, sci-fi, drama, thrillers, and more.
2.9K 7.7K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact More

24. Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle

Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Chicago, Illinois, US
The Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle (CIFCC) is a creative and engaging non-for-profit organization composed of unique, dedicated, and diversified film critics. Our members are wide-ranging in experiences, backgrounds, tastes, diversities, and target audiences across both print and online platforms and publications.
Also in Movie Review Blogs
316 1.9K 17 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

25. DC Independent Film Festival/Forum

DC Independent Film Festival/Forum Since 1999, DCIFF has been nurturing filmmakers and their films and keeping the independent spirit alive in our nation's capitol. We have showcased cutting-edge features, shorts, and documentaries on every subject from every country with every budget and subject imaginable.
6.6K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

26. Bushwick Film Festival Blog

Bushwick Film Festival Blog Brooklyn, New York, US
The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) is an MWBE-certified independent film, media, and event production company in Brooklyn, NY. The festival is committed to community building, empowering underrepresented storytellers, and increasing diversity in film and other forms of media through year-round programming. Their festival blog is about film reviews, announcements, QNA sessions, and much more interesting information.
4.1K 2.4K 10 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

27. Movie-Blogger.com

Movie-Blogger.com UK
Movie-Blogger.com started life in 2012 as a movie review community website allowing members to post and share movie reviews and blogs online. The site was created to help build a directory of movie reviews in one place and allow reviewers and bloggers to share their passion for movies. We have changed the website into the first place to visit for the latest movie news, reviews, trailers, vlogs and indie movies.
5.5K 6.9K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact More

28. India Independent Films

India Independent Films Welcome to IIF, the world's awesomest blog devoted to promoting the independent film and television work of South Asians everywhere. We basically just watch our favorite stuff, write about it, let others write about it, and interview the many folks involved in hopes of spreading the brown love.
5.8K 1.2K 5 posts / week Get Email Contact More

29. The Film Fund Blog

The Film Fund Blog Write one sentence for a chance to win up to $10,000 to fund your short film. The Film Fund serves as an alternative to film industry funding platforms such as screenwriting contests, time-intensive grant applications, and crowdfunding campaigns found on websites such as Kickstarter.
2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

30. The Movie Buff » Independent

The Movie Buff » Independent Engaging Independent Film & TV Show reviews, Film Analysis, Film Festival Reviews, Industry News, and more. A lifetime of quoting movie lines and recalling obscure movie scenes led to the creation of The Movie Buff by Mark Ziobro and Matt DeCristo in November 2011. Our mission is to give every film a fair chance and a fresh perspective.
890 9 posts / month Get Email Contact More

31. Independent Magazine

Independent Magazine Providence, Rhode Island, US
Since 1976, The Independent has been the leading source of information for independent, grassroots, and activist media-makers, providing inspiration and information for their films and video projects, as well as creating connections to the larger independent media community.
4.5K 3.3K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact More

32. FilmCarnage.com

FilmCarnage.com Well, after seven years (so far), the overall aim of Film Carnage has become more and more about celebrating indie film. Whether it's a short or a feature, the goal is simply to help filmmakers by highlighting the amazing work they're doing and giving honest, constructive reviews.
3 posts / week Get Email Contact More

33. IFP Phoenix Blog

IFP Phoenix Blog Phoenix, Arizona, US
Independent Feature Project: Phoenix (IFP/PHX) supports and develops the growth of independent filmmaking in Arizona through comprehensive training, networking, exhibition and filmmaking opportunities. Additionally, the organization aspires to continually reach out with support for all other filmmaking-friendly organizations in Arizona and be the resource that helps connect everyone in our filmmaking community.
3.5K 1.7K 4 posts / year Get Email Contact More

34. Plymouth Arts Centre Blog

Plymouth Arts Centre Blog Plymouth, England, UK
Welcome to Plymouth Arts Centre, a nationally acclaimed centre for contemporary art, independent cinema and creative learning.
2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

35. WFCN Blog

WFCN Blog World Film Communities Network (WFCN) is a unique digital platform for film professionals and film lovers to access global opportunities in research, production, co-production, publicity, film festival submission, and distribution. It brings the producers, exhibitors, festival curators, and creative personalities of merits together under one single roof for the mutual benefit and growth of the industry.
9 posts / week Get Email Contact More

36. Indie Cinema Blog

Indie Cinema Blog The Indie Cinema blog is dedicated to cinephiles. It deals with independent films, cult films and masterpieces of cinema history neglected by mainstream channels.
2 posts / day May 2020 Get Email Contact More

37. Phila Indie Film

Phila Indie Film We discover and curate a unique collection of local and global Independent Drama, Documentary, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Political, Horror, Comedy, Music Video, Animation, Web Series, and other thought-provoking films in Philadelphia, PA, using surrounding traditional and non-traditional theaters and venues.
6.6K 2.8K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

38. Indieactivity

Indieactivity New York, US
Indieactivity is an online publication covering film news, reviews, festivals, filmmaking, interviews to active filmmakers and fans worldwide.
2.9K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

39. Short Movie Club

Short Movie Club Keep up with articles from Short Movie Club.
2.8K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

40. Indie Film Ins & Outs Blog

Indie Film Ins & Outs Blog Hi, I'm Marc Clebanoff. By using my own journey and trial and errors over the years, I was motivated to share with filmmakers and other creatives navigating this business how to gracefully find the middle ground between the creative and the business that will give you a legitimate shot at producing films successfully and ultimately building your career.
1.9K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

41. Indie Film Professor Blog

Indie Film Professor Blog Laguna Beach, California, US
Angelo Ford is a professor of film and producer, known for his work on the feature film(s) King of Killers, The Prey, Modeling Life in Cars and All Quiet on the Homefront. He has worked on over twenty-five commercial and student films in various crew positions.
146 13 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

42. Amy Clarke Films

Amy Clarke Films Liverpool, England, UK
Amy Clarke Films is a filmmaking blog focusing on working within the film industry, career advice and tips for filmmakers.
957 1.5K 3 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

43. Sundance Film Festival | YouTube

Sundance Film Festival | YouTube US
As a champion and curator of independent stories for the stage and screen, Sundance Institute provides and preserves the space for artists in film, theatre, film composing, and digital media to create and thrive.
889.8K 927.6K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

44. Creative North | Youtube

Creative North | Youtube US
Award-winning documentary filmmakers capture their journey. In stories that inspire other filmmakers to make their dream films come true. This is where you learn documentary filmmaking first hand.
4.6K 596 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

45. Indie Memphis

Indie Memphis Rooted in our city's unique creative legacy, Indie Memphis -- through diverse year-round programming, a world-class annual festival, and ongoing efforts to include new voices, new media, and new audiences -- connects the Memphis community while cultivating interest in, and development of, independent film.
13.4K 9.4K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

46. Filmmaking Blog

Filmmaking Blog filmmaking.net was founded in 1994 by Benjamin Craig as the official site for the 'R.A.M.P FAQ', a collection of answers to frequently asked questions found on the main Usenet newsgroup for filmmakers, rec.arts.movies.production.
7 posts / month Get Email Contact More

47. SINdie

SINdie Singapore
The longest running independent film publication in Singapore, SINdie is a web magazine that focuses on both independent and commercial Southeast Asian cinema, featuring reviews, trade news, and editorials.
4.5K 185 4 posts / year Get Email Contact More

48. dGenerate Films Blog

dGenerate Films Blog Brooklyn, New York, US
dGenerate Films is the leading distributor of independent Chinese film in North America. We combine pioneering relationships in China with bold partnerships in North America to distribute previously inaccessible content.
2.7K 1.9K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

49. UK Film Review » Indie Film Reviews

UK Film Review » Indie Film Reviews London, England, UK
Here you will find our Indie film reviews, from some of the newest and most exciting filmmakers working in the industry. UK Film Review is an ardent promoter of #supportindiefilm and welcomes entries for any kind of movie, regardless of the budget.
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50. indiefilmTO Blog

indiefilmTO Blog Toronto, Ontario, Canada
indiefilmTO that we're more passionate about the filmmaker than the film. We do teach you how to get a great producer yourself
955 Get Email Contact More

51. Indie Filmmaking Passion

Indie Filmmaking Passion New South Wales, Australia
This Blog will help you produce and direct your movie. Our goal is to demystify the filmmaking process and show you how to make your film on a micro or low budget, get it sold and seen by a worldwide audience.
2 posts / year Get Email Contact More

52. Black Indie Film

Black Indie Film Walnut, California, US
We provide the latest on the movie-going experience and the connection between Black Hollywood and their audience. We have and will continue to bring groundbreaking films to audiences that might not otherwise be available. Follow us to keep up with the latest movie trailers, interviews, reviews, hype, and everything about the cinematic experience straight from Black Hollywood and beyond. Black Indie Film is an online destination providing complete media coverage of film, television, and web content that is created by Black creatives and about Black people.
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10 posts / year Get Email Contact More

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Independent Film Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Independent Film. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Amie Cranswick flickeringmyth.com 2543
CIC chicagoindiecritics.org 1526
Gary Collinson flickeringmyth.com 1295
Robert Kojder flickeringmyth.com 674
Jason Hellerman nofilmschool.com 543
indienews indietalk.com 489
Matt Rodgers flickeringmyth.com 478
Alan Ng filmthreat.com 414
Ricky Church flickeringmyth.com 412
EJ Moreno flickeringmyth.com 404
Matt filmlifestyle.com 354
Margeaux Sippell moviemaker.com 292
Tom Jolliffe flickeringmyth.com 275
Alyssa Miller nofilmschool.com 248
Shaun Munro flickeringmyth.com 241
Chris Gore filmthreat.com 215
Tim Molloy moviemaker.com 185
Liam Waddington flickeringmyth.com 178
Bobby LePire filmthreat.com 177
Andrew Newton flickeringmyth.com 170
Sundance Institute youtube.com/user/sff/videos 153
Indie Film Hustle indiefilmhustle.com/blog-3 150
Sponsored Content nofilmschool.com 146
CineVue cine-vue.com 144
Filmmaker Staff filmmakermagazine.com 134
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