From: owen (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Mar 12 2006 - 12:54:38 PST

On Mar 12, 2006, at 3:26 PM, David Tetzlaff wrote:

>> The naivete of people who expect experimental filmamkers to
>> actually get paid is charming but also comic.
> with fee amounts to -- in a very imperfect way, granted -- is a
> sort of
> cooperative screening. By pitching in entry fees filmmakers get the
> opportunity to have their films screened to people who wouldn't get
> to see
> them otherwise.

Getting paid is one thing. Paying for the privilege of entering a
competition, another.
A cooperative, to me, implies that all the work will be seen, I
think the "festival" is some else completely.
Sorry for the brevity of my replies. I'll try to write 500 words or
more in my replies to
fulfill Fred's criteria for seriousness.

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