Posts Tagged ‘Film Distribution

Tribeca: Future of Film: As Hollywood Shifts, Are Paradigms Colliding?

…the current shifts in the indie world—fewer indie distributors, smaller acquisition deals, and less money financing indie, especially artier, fare—align with where the studios are headed. As financing indies has become tougher, indie filmmakers who might otherwise be making more challenging work have moved toward genre filmmaking. via Tribeca: Future of Film: As Hollywood Shifts, […]

Hollywood, Independent Film Finance and Distribution

The changing tide of digital film distribution

A glance at the trades tells us everything we need to know about the current state of independent film distribution… it’s changing. http://cri.nyu.edu/the-changing-tide-of-digital-distribution-june-2012

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

With Tugg, people can pick movies to show at local theaters – latimes.com

Tugg’s library includes independent, foreign and specialty films as well as repertory titles. Anyone can select a film and a theater; if enough tickets sell in advance, the movie is shown. via With Tugg, people can pick movies to show at local theaters

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Lost Sundance Films Find A Home In Online Video

Fantastic news for films that played at the Sundance Film Festival and never got a distribution deal. Link:  Lost Sundance Films Find A Home In Online Video.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Thanks for the memories: It’s the end of an era as 35mm film declines

In January 2012, there will be more digital-cinema screens in the world than 35mm ones for the first time since the technology conversion began in 1999. Link:  Thanks for the memories: It’s the end of an era as 35mm film declines.

Hollywood

Occupy Big Screens: New venues welcome DIY filmmakers

Studios and the big specialty distributors have long been the main occupiers of theatre screens, but smaller players—do-it-yourself DIY distributors and especially DIY filmmakers—are now being afforded more big-screen opportunities. Call it revenge of the 99%. Link:   Occupy Big Screens: New venues and programs welcome DIY filmmakers.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

LAME DISCUSSION of Indie Film DIY DISTRIBUTION concludes you need to be a hit at Sundance

  Otherwise bag it, they say…   DIY DISTRIBUTION: CAN YOU REALLY DO IT ALL YOURSELF? | Film Independent.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Should you tailor your next film for Halloween?

The pros and cons of a Halloween release… While most theatrically released horror/paranormal and related Halloween friendly pictures fail to reach the $100 million dollar mark at the domestic box-office, most of them are also void of expensive actors, so their financial risk is minor. Simply put, rolling the dice on productions that cost less […]

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

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