Archive for January, 2011

Toronto almost as active as Baltimore in Horror/Fantasy arena

Well, they didn’t write the headline that way in Toronto… For the love of gore: B movie industry flourishing in Toronto – thestar.com.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Wall Street Journal ballys Video on Demand

Surem indies make a large percentage of their revenues on VOD.  That’s because they make almost nothing elsewhere! Link: Independent Films Increasingly Rely on Video on Demand – WSJ.com.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Art-house films floppo in L.A.

Who woulda thunk it? Art-house films find a colder welcome in L.A. – latimes.com.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

WHarton Business School on Indie Film Economics

The conclusion is that there really isn’t a business model for mid-tier indies anymore. No Hollywood Ending: Filmmaker James Kerwin on the Future of Independent Movie Production – Knowledge@Wharton.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution