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We haven’t been shy in talking about our plans to self-distribute our next couple films. Successes like Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog and recent Sundance winner Indie Game: The Movie have shown that technology + great idea = awesome. However, the naysayers are quick to bring up the bane of the modern artist: online piracy.

I have mixed feelings here. Part of me is terrified that taking on the enormous financial risk of making a film will lead to complete and utter ruin an account of piracy. The other part of me wants to give the internet the benefit of the doubt.

The online community has the power now to fuel all kinds of crazy awesome, or become the very thing it hates: a corporate tool. Allow me to explain…

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Hey guys! Justin Mabee here, the newest member of Macedonia Films! I’m currently helping out, doing social media and marketing for MF, and helping to get our name out there. So you’ll be seeing a lot more of me! The MF Crew invited me to start blogging with the rest of them, and I’m a bit of tech nerd, so here’s my first post! Thanks for reading!

So we all love movies here right? We all love seeing our collection sit there, available to us at any time for our viewing pleasure. Pulling out the sleeve, handling the disc, and going through the various packaging included with our favorite DVD or Blu-Ray. But what about keeping a backup?

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It happens.

People invest years of their lives and thousands of dollars in a project and in the blink of an eye, it’s gone forever. Digital workflows are wonderful time and money-saving things, but without proper backup hygiene it can all go to pot.

I give you “5 Quick and Easy Ways to Permanently Lose Your Files:” Continue Reading…