Cool indie Web sites

New Cinema

http://www.newcinema.com

This site is an ahead-of-its-time sneak preview of one Internet scenario in which indie filmmakers self-distribute their films on the Net. Featuring several experimental short films presented in streaming video, this site will blow your mind — if it doesn’t blow your computer first.

Tom Noonan’s Web site

http://www.tomnoonan.com

Indie filmmaker Tom Noonan’s (“The Wife”) personal Web site. Lots of great information from a master of do-it-yourself filmmaking.

Filmmaker magazine

http://www.filmmag.com

Featuring interviews and articles from the magazine of independent film plus daily news from IndieWire.

Austin Powers

http://www.austinpowers.com

The official site includes psychedelic graphics and music — shag till you drop.

Reel Independence

http://www.reelindie.com/

A bimonthly newsletter on independent film featuring case studies of independent films, articles, interviews and a column with scuttlebutt garnered from well-connected anonymous sources.

D/Vision Systems

http://www.dvision.com

The D/Vision editing system has long been the de facto standard in Hollywood for editing low-budget and no-budget films. Check out their company homepage.

Sony Pictures Classics

http://www.spe.sony.com/Pictures/SonyClassics

Check out some of the best independent and foreign films in release at Sony Pictures Classics.

IndieFilms

http://www.indiefilms.com

A Hollywood-based network that helps independent filmmakers find investors, grants, funds and distributors. Beware, though, as access to much of this site requires a paid membership.

The Roxie Cinema

http://www.roxie.com

Now in its 21st year, San Francisco’s Roxie is one of the oldest venues for independent film in the country.

FilmDependent, the CyberSpot for Indies

http://www.filmdependent.com

If you ever wanted to ask John Pierson a question, this indie film e-zine is the place to go.

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