Archive for June, 2011

Where Netflix streaming is thin, YouTube could rule

Bottom line is that studios want rental $$ not a one-time Netflix license for their blockbusters.   They are priced out of that market. Per-view rentals, however, work just fine for them. Link: CNET News.

Hollywood

You Know It’s An Indie Horror Movie When . . .

As opposed to a Hollywood Horror Movie… Link: You Know It’s An Indie Horror Movie When . . ..

Hollywood, Independent Film Finance and Distribution

If You’re a Documentary Filmmaker, You Could Owe the IRS a Whole Lot of Money

“Documentary filmmakers, beware: A US tax court judge thinks your life’s work is a hobby. And hobbies aren’t tax deductible.” The subject filmmaker could end up owing hundreds of thousands in back taxes and penalties. There is nothing different between this filmmaker and YOU. via  – Read the full story at indieWIRE.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

BusinessWeek recommends Kickstarter for Indie Film Financing

One film raised $345,000 on Kickstarter, a new record. Why not use this? Kickstarter: Financing Small Movies Online

Independent Film Finance and Distribution