Archive for January, 2010

Philip K. Dick – Happy in Orange County?

Why was this quintessential Berkeley Bohemian at his happiest and most stable in Orange County, a place he considered a fake illusion? Philip K. Dick: A ‘plastic’ paradox – latimes.com.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Studios Limiting DVD Purchases From Redbox/Netflix so…

…Redbox sends employees to buy retail from WalMart! Hilarious hijinks abound.  I love this stuff! Retail Conspires Against Redbox by Limiting DVD Purchases | /Film.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Miramax Dies

Miramax Closes Its Offices This Thursday with Six Movies Awaiting Distribution via Miramax Dies: Rest in Peace | The Wrap.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Packaging 8 Low Budget Horror Films For Theatres

After Dark has a hybrid solution for low-end Horror Films.  Once a year they put a few finds together in a package called “HorrorFest” (we’re up to Horrorfest 4) and release them to multiplex theatres as a weekend “Festival”. 8 FILMS TO DIE FOR® – AFTER DARK HORRORFEST®.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Sundance Returning To Indie Roots?

..as opposed to their $20 million “indie” roots… Now that Hollywood isn’t waving much cash in their faces, they find religion. San Francisco Sentinel>>PUTTING THE INDIE BACK IN SUNDANCE.

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Movie made by chimpanzees to be broadcast on television

Now, if THEY can get their film on TV why can’t you?   BBC – Earth News – Movie made by chimpanzees to be broadcast on television.

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If CreateSpace is good enough for Universal Films …

… maybe you should consider it. Popular Catalog Films from the Universal Studios Vault Now Available for the First Time.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

The idea that could revolutionize independent film

They don’t say what the idea is yet, but they outline the current pain very well. NEW BREED » The idea that could revolutionize independent film:.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

YouTube Blog: Independent Filmmakers Wanted

Youtube will offer your film for rental.  (Provided you get shown at Sundance or something, you know?) YouTube Blog: YouTube to Sundance: Independent Filmmakers Wanted.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Indie Self-Distribution Makes The New York Times

Now it MUST be real!  Don’t let MSM approval go to your heads.  But you can now cite a source investors have heard of. Film – The Coming Revolution in Indie Distribution – NYTimes

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