The Indie Issue

In a glamorous industry like Hollywood, it's easy to forget the little guy, but some of our best movies and shows started out as scrappy independent productions — even Star Wars was once an indie film the big studios wouldn’t touch.

Inverse's Indie Issue shines the spotlight on the independent scene, from the rising directors you need to know to the true stories behind some of the most ambitious (and most underfunded) projects in entertainment history.

New stories published daily from March 11-15, 2024.