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Indie filmmakers must operate like small businesses to succeed

by DC Indie Movie Examiner.

Independent filmmakers must operate like small businesses if they want to receive funding to produce their work, federal and state production tax credits and rebates, legal protection from piracy and support from federal and local lawmakers who recognize the economic impact of film making.

This was the consensus reached by industry stakeholders, attorneys, advocates and lawmakers Thursday at an independent film summit on held Capitol Hill as a kick-off to the 2011 DC independent Film Festival in the nation’s capitol.

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