Posts Tagged ‘Hollywood

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

Industry Shocker: ‘Insidious’ Is the Most Profitable Film of 2011 – The Hollywood Reporter

From the “Paranormal Activity” team: via Industry Shocker: ‘Insidious’ Is the Most Profitable Film of 2011 – The Hollywood Reporter.

Hollywood

Art-house films floppo in L.A.

Who woulda thunk it? Art-house films find a colder welcome in L.A. – latimes.com.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

38 More Ways The Film Industry Is Failing

Very good insights here not only to problems but also to what’s needed to fix some of them. 38 More Ways The Film Industry Is Failing Today | Truly Free Film.

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“IF THEY’RE GOING TO GIVE US ALL THESE CREDIT CARDS, WHY CAN’T WE MAKE A MOVIE WITH THEM?”

After your film is made, raising 10 million for advertising isn’t enough.  Figure 40 million. Interview with Scott Hillenbrand Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies – Film Threat.

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The Wizard Lord Of The Rings of Oz – WLOTROO

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When a movie is “fine for what it is.”

Prime example here is Clash of the Titans.  I wasn’t really thrilled even with the original.  Sounds like the remake is even less thrilling. When a movie is “fine for what it is.” – Indie Eye – Blogs – IFC.com.

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Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop

is Hitting Theaters Soon via viral release. This is another of those “Is it real, or faked?” films. via FirstShowing.net.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Indie Film Producer Sues Variety for Bad Review

I can’t imagine something more damaging to a film’s prospects than a bad review in Variety.  Interesting claim of “entrapment” of a sort. Movie Review Leads to Suit Against Variety – NYTimes.com.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

Variety Drops Chief Film and Theater Critics

Wow!  I thought Hollywood was doing better than ever! On the other hand, less major studio titles per year has to  mean less ad revenue, etc. I remeber going to Hamilton News Mart weekly to pick up that huge Variety paper of the 60’s and 70’s. Variety Drops Chief Film and Theater Critics | The […]

Independent Film Finance and Distribution