Archive for February, 2012

Low Budget Indie Film Trailer, Pulp, has More than One Million Views over Oscar Weekend

More than any of the Oscar films views!   Link: http://www.prweb.com/releases/YouTube/NumberOne/prweb9232204.htm

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

iTunes to feature more low-budget indie films?

Let’s hope that he has the leeway to include some of the many smaller budget, quality indie films that have not yet found distribution.   Link :   http://www.rikaroo.com/blog/matt-dentler-itunes

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Animation Studio Bests Pixar With Solid Record for Nominations

Since its founding in 2008, GKIDS has received an Oscar nod for every film it has released. via GKIDS Animation Studio Hopes to Win an Oscar – WSJ.com.

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Why There’s a Crowd Behind the Camera

Why Filmmakers run in packs these days.   The Groups Behind ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ and ‘Robot and Frank’ – WSJ.com.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

What if Botticelli had Photoshop?

  Artist re-imagines ten classic images of goddess of love Venus with the ‘size zero’ treatment   Read more:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2098355/What-Botticelli-Photoshop-Artist-imagines-classic-images-goddess-love-Venus-size-zero-treatment.html#ixzz1ltJCMNYG

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Movie Projector: 3 new pics could get sacked on Super Bowl weekend – latimes.com

Includes “The Woman In Black”, which is Dan Radcliffe’s first star-turn since the Harry Potter franchise ended…   Movie Projector: 3 new pics could get sacked on Super Bowl weekend – latimes.com.

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How To Have a Hit Franchise (Twilight) and still go out of business

Who says these film executives are geniuses? They’re just rolling the dice with other people’s money. Indie Shakedown | Opinion/Comment | Screen.

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Finding Real Numbers in Imaginary Movies: The Distribution X Panel at Sundance 2012 – Indiewire

Distribution panels have it tough: There’s always an audience for the information, but the panelists are always loath to give up real numbers. So this year Sundance tried to have it both ways with "Distribution X," a January 21 panel that asked top distributors to spill the numbers on imaginary projects. via Finding Real Numbers […]

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