Archive for October, 2011
Not everyone is a fan of DIY, but remember this is VARIETY talking… After all, years later, is it better to have an inadequate distributor re-releasing your past film(s) once your name becomes synonymous with quality content, or is it better to own a limited library of titles that no one really wants because no [...]
You have a title for your film that’s been used before? Trademarks generally do not protect a singular title of one work. Therefore, the minds behind a A Gnome Named Gnorm may not have any clear trademark rights in that title. It’s a different story if we’re talking about the title of a series (such [...]
Happy Columbus Day. Netflix backs off from a stupid idea. Link: Netflix Abandons Qwikster DVD Plan.
Just about everyone, it turns out… Link: YouTube Planet: Who’s Watching Videos Online? [INFOGRAPHIC].
First you have to narrow your definition of success… “You should look at distribution as a way of getting your movie out to the world, and not as a way of making money. “Thinking you’re going to make money without stars is an unrealistic expectation. Link: SECRETS TO SUCCESS FROM OUR CASE STUDY COLLECTION [...]
His daughter Terri is reviving William Castle Productions and is sharing his Fake Movie Blood formula. Link: William Castle is Back From the Dead and He Brought the Recipe for His Movie Blood – indieWIRE.
Did Kevin Smith take the right distribution path for his “Red State” feature? Lots of people uninvolved with it have opinions anyway… A Guide To Sabotaging Your Own Film, Ctd – The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan – The Daily Beast.
Not everyone is happy with the way things are going. Link: The Brooklyn Rail.
He also opens up about the upsides of digital distribution and small budgets Link: Fast Chat: Edward Burns | Adweek.