Archive for July, 2010

Can this game get films seen?

You submit your short film. If accepted, it goes as one of 4 to an online game and the players rate it.  Fun for all! FILM FESTIVAL IN A BOX

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Disney Sells Miramax for $660 Million

FYI Disney Sells Miramax for $660 Million – DealBook Blog – NYTimes.com.

Hollywood

Exclusive: Todd Levin on How Conan O’Brien Got Screwed: Celebrities: GQ

A year ago, Todd Levin got the job of a lifetime—writing for ‘The Tonight Show.’ Nine months later, he was packing his desk. Now he recounts what it was really like: helping reboot a fifty-six-year-old franchise; watching his boss, Conan O’Brien, get screwed; and saying good-bye to the funniest late-night show to barely exist via […]

TV

Are Twitter and Facebook a waste of time?

Good article of the pros and cons of the new indie promotion models. Should you waste your time tweeting on Twitter and facing on Facebookor should you better spend it on your next project? INDUSTRY BEAT: DIWO REALITIES: WHY WON’T KICKSTARTER AND TWITTER SAVE INDIE FILM?

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

What Happened to M. Night Shyamalan?

“Has any recent director begun with greater promise or had a worse trajectory of achievement?” Marginal Revolution: What Happened to M. Night Shyamalan?.

Hollywood

Should Your Independent Film Incorporate Organize as an LLC? – NoFilmSchool

The answer is never as straightforward as it seems.  Be sure to read the comments below the article. Should Your Independent Film Incorporate Organize as an LLC?

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

What about Foreign Sales?

Good primer on selling to overseas territories and where to learn more. Link: Film Threat.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution