Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business (2020)

Clapboard Jungle (original title)


Following five years in the life and career of an independent filmmaker, supported by dozens of interviews, posing one question: how does an indie filmmaker survive in the current film business?


Justin McConnell

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Updated: 21 April 2020
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Michael Biehn ... Self
Guillermo del Toro ... Self
Paul Schrader ... Self
Sid Haig ... Self
Tom Savini ... Self
George A. Romero ... Self
Richard Stanley ... Self
Dick Miller ... Self
Jennifer Blanc-Biehn ... Self (as Jennifer Blanc)
Uwe Boll ... Self
Lloyd Kaufman ... Self
Larry Fessenden ... Self
Tom Holland ... Self
Justin Benson ... Self
Larry Cohen ... Self
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Navigating the current film business is more difficult than ever before. Rapidly-changing technology, and a greatly over-crowded marketplace have lead to an industry in which anyone can make a film now, but few can make a living. CLAPBOARD JUNGLE is a documentary intended to serve as a survival guide for the modern independent filmmaker. Featuring interviews with dozens of directors, producers, writers, actors, distributors, festival programmers, publicity persons and much more, while following one filmmaker's personal journey, this is a film created to help people stay afloat in a risky business. Written by Unstable Ground

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5 June 2020 (Canada) See more »

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