Archive for May, 2010

The plot thickens for indie film producers

Michael London, whose movies include ‘Sideways’ and ‘Thirteen,’ has had to adjust to new realities by offering investors a rational investment with lower costs, smarter movies and better returns. via latimes.com.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

IFC Launches Midnight Label for Horror

Set to Release Anticipated Horror Titles “Human Centipede”, “Doghouse” and More IFC Launches Midnight Label

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Indie Film Distributor Sentenced in Film Festival Scam – Media Decoder Blog – NYTimes.com

Forged Deal memos…not really a film festival scam, like running just another film festival to get the entry fees, that’s a different scam! via  NYTimes.com.

Hollywood

38 More Ways The Film Industry Is Failing

Very good insights here not only to problems but also to what’s needed to fix some of them. 38 More Ways The Film Industry Is Failing Today | Truly Free Film.

Hollywood

“IF THEY’RE GOING TO GIVE US ALL THESE CREDIT CARDS, WHY CAN’T WE MAKE A MOVIE WITH THEM?”

After your film is made, raising 10 million for advertising isn’t enough.  Figure 40 million. Interview with Scott Hillenbrand Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies – Film Threat.

Hollywood

A friendly rant about digital film distribution.

Why and how putting your film on all possible digital platforms can actually hurt rather than help you. The Outsider: YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG!

Independent Film Finance and Distribution