Change continues to buffet the independent film industry, and about 100 writers, directors and producers got together on Thursday to talk about it, courtesy of Rick Rosenthal’s Whitewater Films.
Over Mexican food and under Rosenthal’s white umbrellas, a distinguished panel of experts talked about their experiences. Josh Leonard, an actor-writer-director who has been in “Humpday” and more than 30 other films, noted the frustration of making good films that don’t hit the coveted jackpot.
“We’re all going for that bulls-eye -- the ‘Like Crazy,’ the ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’” he said. “But quality -- I don’t think -- mitigates potential failure.”
Jill Soloway, director of the acclaimed “Afternoon Delight,” which is considering offers after screening at Sundance...