10 Tips on Indie Distribution, Funding, Casting

Good tips from the BNA Atlas International Film & TV Finance Summit.

Like this one:

Jodi Peikoff, also an entertainment attorney, represents clients like Michael C. Hall. Using Hall as an example, Peikoff explained that he has no shortage of offers to play gay characters or serial killers, given his roles on Six Feet Under and Dexter. But, she said, something that’s considerably different would hold much more interest for him. For example, Hall has a musical theatre background and could have interest in a musical. While studios often peg and typecast talent, indies can offer talent outside-the-box opportunities. Make sure that yours does. Look at casting against type.

Link:  The Independent.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

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