A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval.
It’s a man’s movie world. “For the top 250 domestic films of 2011, only 18 percent of behind-the-camera positions, including producer and director, were held by women,” according to the New York Times. Join the debate about how women can gain cachet in the industry.
Get excited. The Toronto Film Festival opens September 6th, and Indiewire published the full lineup of films.
Check out these postcards from the early 1900s, featuring proto Photoshop skills. One postcard, “Bringing in the Sheaves, A Common Scene On An Okla Farm,” includes mammoth corncobs and cabbage.
Here’s some inspiration to start your weekend: How to Be an Explorer of the World, courtesy of Brainpickings. One representative gem of a quote: “The imagination needs moodling — long, inefficient happy idling, dawdling, and puttering.” — Brenda Ueland.