Archive for March, 2012

How an odd dancing movie became a phenomenon

“We also use the crowd in ways that are unusual for a film. It was crowd-funded, for one, but we also use the public as background material. It’s a very inclusive film, and people feel like they have some small ownership in all of it, just by virtue of having supported it, or by living […]

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Canada’s indie films ‘being left behind’

Edmonton-born producer works to widen distribution Link:  Canada’s indie films ‘being left behind’.

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Site helps link indies with exhibs – Entertainment News, Film News, Media – Variety

It’s easy for independent films to get lost in the crowd of pics released each week in New York and Los Angeles. Often, they are in theaters one week and gone the next.Tugg.com is offering such films a chance to extend their theatrical lives, not only on the coasts, but in middle America as well. […]

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Kickstarter site funds many SXSW films

Recently, Kickstarter has, for the first time, repeatedly crossed the $1 million mark in funding a project. Strickler said the past four months have been “particularly nuts.” via Kickstarter site funds many SXSW films | The Tennessean | tennessean.com.

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Confessions of a Ticket Scalper

Billboard interview tells why you can never get decent tickets even if you login the moment they go on sale.   Link:  Confessions of a Ticket Scalper: Billboard’s Candid Q&A | Billboard.biz.

Music

Award-winning Sundance documentary ‘Indie Game: The Movie’ kicks off 15-city screening tour in Santa Cruz, home to one of its subjects – Santa Cruz Sentinel

First-time filmmakers James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot are taking their cues from the subjects of their documentary, “Indie Game: The Movie.” Link:   Santa Cruz Sentinel.

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