Posts Tagged ‘Theatres

Scotland’s Indie Movie Theaters Team With Distrify for Online Streaming Service – The Hollywood Reporter

Each movie house will host a new online viewing platform on its website – the GFT Player and the Filmhouse Player. Films will be available to stream 24/7 and can be watched on computers, tablets and mobiles anywhere in the U.K. or Ireland. Streaming prices will start at £3.49 $5.62 with the service going live […]

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Fox To Cease 35mm Film Distribution

The media giants plan to phase out 35mm film to make room for digital prints over the next two years, resulting in all its domestic distribution being on a digital format within two years. via Daily Bite: Fox To Cease 35mm Film Distribution | The Irish Film & Television Network.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Digital movie projectors end Hollywood’s film era

In just two months, digital will overtake film as the predominant movie projector technology in the world’s cinemas Link Digital movie projectors end Hollywood’s film era – Nov. 21, 2011.

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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.

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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 […]

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Cinedigm Digital Cinema Launches Indie DirectTM, a Full Service Theatrical Distribution and Marketing Solution for Independent Films – MarketWatch

While this may be out of range for most of us, it is just the beginning. This could morph into or inspire similar services for those of us on a lower budget. Besides, if Ted Hope is involved then there’s Hope  Link: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Launches Indie DirectTM  – MarketWatch.

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Art-house films floppo in L.A.

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

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