Archive for September, 2011

Distributing Independent Films Internationally

  Better you should concentrate on TV and Cable, true for domestic as well as international. Film Threat – Going Bionic: Distributing Independent Films Internationally – Five Strategies For Negotiating Your International Distribution Contracts!.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

The Decline of Indies on Netflix

Hint, They let go of their main indie buyer last year. via The Decline of Indies on Netflix: Were They Amputated With the Long Tail? – indieWIRE.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Dynamo, Distrify & Distribber – Indie Distribution DIY platforms

  Documentarian reviews two online streamers for indie films and one aggregator for iTunes and Amazon.  Documentarians Test New Tools for Direct Distribution Online | PBS.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

SnagFilms Announces Expansion From Documentaries To Fictional Independent Feature Films

Snagfilms has built a following for their documentary offerings.  They now wish to branch out.  Can your film fit in? Link:  SnagFilms.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

How an Intriguing Twitter Handle Landed A Web Series Deal

Twitter Success Story as unbelievable as the web series it sold. Link: How an Intriguing Twitter Handle Landed Web Series ‘Mercury Men’ on Syfy.com, Sarv Taghavian.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Weird Groupon Biz Model Applied to Indie Films.

If you watch on Day one, you pay less and have a greater chance of earing your $$ back totally by recommending the film to others.  If you screen it on Day 2 or beyond, you pay DOUBLE! Link: Get Rewarded For Your Indie Movie Taste With Prescreen.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Variety: Film Financiers can’t be bothered with small projects

Indies go hang. We need international star appeal.  You know, like Hollywood movies! Link: Film Finance Forum: Challenge for indies – – Variety.

Hollywood, Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Hollywood’s Fastest-Growing Job Category – Managers

No college required.  No skill required.  You get up to 25%. Link: Managers realign dealmaking domain – Entertainment News, Weekly, Media – Variety.

Hollywood

NYTimes Lists Top 50 Modern “Must-See” Documentaries

  Plus one “must-must-see”… Link:  NYTimes.com

Hollywood, Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Ex-Groupon Executive Launches Indie Movie-Rental Site

I find these stories so you don’t have to. link: Speakeasy – WallStreetJournal.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution