Posts Tagged ‘Theatrical Distribution

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.

Hollywood

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

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

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

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.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

How to Sell Your Documentary in 2011

Informative piece by a real international doc distrib. Link: Film Threat – Going Bionic: Distributing Independent Films Internationally – Distributing Documentaries.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution

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

Theatrical: To Do… or NOT To Do.

Orly gives you the rundown on theatrical distribution for indies with Cinedigm,  Emerging Pictures, Fathom, hybrid distribution, Ira Deutchman, Screen Vision, TheFilmCollaborative, and Variance Films. via Theatrical: To Do… or NOT To Do.

Independent Film Finance and Distribution