There are many definitions of "Independent Film" but for the purposes of this category, Indie films are loosely defined as films not produced by the major studios,(for example, most film festival films). Indie filmmakers are loosely defined as professional-level filmmakers who film their own original work.
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This category is for sites related to independent filmmakers and their productions. Please submit to the appropriate subcategory where possible. For amateur filmmaking please see Arts: Movies: Filmmaking: Amateur. For commercial film production services please see Business: Arts and Entertainment: Media Production: Independent Film/.

Sites about individual independent auteurs.
DO NOT submit production companies here! Submit them to Business: Arts and Entertainment: Media Production: Film: Independent This category contains sites about individual independent auteurs. They can be either fan sites or personal sites belonging to the filmmakers. For the purposes of this category, a "filmmaker" is considered to be a single person who takes on the key roles in creating their film or video: for example an auteur is a producer, director and cinematographer all in one. For people whose role in production is less broad, please see other subcategories of Arts: Movies: Filmmaking: People.
For the purposes of this category, independent films are films which have been produced using professional equipment and media, with serious artistic or technical intent, but which have not been widely released. For example, film school final projects that have won awards, film festival films, and the spare-time projects of professional film personnel.
This category contains sites about individual independent film titles. This includes production sites, fan sites, reviews and any other site pertaining to a specific independent film. For amateur films (films produced on no budget, using consumer camcorders 8mm or other non professional media, or produced by kids) please submit to Arts: Movies: Filmmaking: Amateur: Titles. For commercial films, and independent films which have later been commercially released or have enjoyed broad popular success (for example Blair Witch Project) see Arts: Movies: Titles.