Author: Lissa Gibbs

Lissa Gibbs was a contributing editor to The Independent and former Film Arts Foundation Fest director.


Articles Written by Lissa Gibbs:

Distributor FAQ: Canyon Cinema

What is Canyon Cinema? Canyon Cinema is a film distribution organization of living filmmakers that distributes, supports, promotes, and preserves independent cinematic works of art. Who is Canyon Cinema? Dominic Angerame, executive director; Mark Toscano, assistant director & film traffic controller; Pamela Harris, bookkeeper; and Klara Grunning, part-time assistant. Current Board of Directors: Susanne Cockrell,… Read more »

Canyon Cinema

What is Canyon Cinema? Canyon Cinema is a film distribution organization of living filmmakers that distributes, supports, promotes, and preserves independent cinematic works of art. Who is Canyon Cinema? Dominic Angerame, executive director; Mark Toscano, assistant director & film traffic controller; Pamela Harris, bookkeeper; and Klara Grunning, part-time assistant. Current Board of Directors: Susanne Cockrell,… Read more »

New Day Films

What is New Day Films? New Day Films is a national distribution cooperative of independent filmmakers who make social issue films. We distribute mainly to colleges and universities, libraries, high schools, and community groups. Who is New Day? We are 70 award-winning filmmakers from across the United States who have made the 100+ films in… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: New Day Films

What is New Day Films? New Day Films is a national distribution cooperative of independent filmmakers who make social issue films. We distribute mainly to colleges and universities, libraries, high schools, and community groups. Who is New Day? We are 70 award-winning filmmakers from across the United States who have made the 100+ films in… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: Women Make Movies

What is Women Make Movies? Women Make Movies is a national nonprofit media arts organization that facilitates the production, promotion, distribution, and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women. Our primary program is our internationally recognized distribution service. We also assist women directors and producers through our Production Assistance Program, which provides… Read more »

Women Make Movies

What is Women Make Movies? Women Make Movies is a national nonprofit media arts organization that facilitates the production, promotion, distribution, and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women. Our primary program is our internationally recognized distribution service. We also assist women directors and producers through our Production Assistance Program, which provides… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: Artistic License Films

What is Artistic License Films? A film distribution company. Who is Artistic License? Sande Zeig, president; Vicky Waldron, vice-president of acquisitions and business affairs; Steve Fagan, vice-president of theatrical distribution; Anne Crozat, distribution associate; Nora Coblence, financial manager. Total number of employees at Artistic License: Five, plus we’re very committed to our trailer maker, poster… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: Canadian Filmmakers’ Distribution Centre

What is the Canadian Filmmakers’ Distribution Centre (CFMDC)? The CFMDC is Canada’s oldest artist-run organization and it helps give underground and independent filmmakers a greater profile through exhibitions. It also helps to generate revenue through distribution for them. Do you only distribute the work of Canadians? Not at all. Predominantly, the 1,600 film title collection… Read more »

Electronic Arts Intermix

What is Electronic Arts Intermix? Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is a resource for artists’ video and alternative media. We distribute a collection of over 2,750 new and historical works by international artists and maintain an ongoing preservation program, a new Online Catalogue and collection database, a screening room, and related services. What constitutes “electronic art?”… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: Electronic Arts Intermix

What is Electronic Arts Intermix? Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is a resource for artists’ video and alternative media. We distribute a collection of over 2,750 new and historical works by international artists and maintain an ongoing preservation program, a new Online Catalogue and collection database, a screening room, and related services. What constitutes “electronic art?”… Read more »