Distribution

History of Online Video Infographic

Pretty awesome infographic on the last five years of online video. Lots of interesting data on user demographics and most popular genres, plus comparisons of data between 2007 and 2009. via History of Online Video | The Blog Herald

NASCAR as an Immersive Experience

A few weeks ago I went to the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race in Charlotte. I never understood NASCAR and I still don't get it, but with 140,000 people in attendance (twice as many as the average football stadium), plus the millions that watched on TV, it's a force to be...

“Hiring a Marketing Producer” and Other Great Stuff

Apparently there was a time when a young filmmaker such as yourself could make a decent independent film, submit it to festivals and sit back while distributors threw wads of cash at your feet, all while begging for the privilege to give your little indie the...

Jon Reiss Interview – Think Outside The Box Office [Podcast]

Jon Reiss Interview Jon Reiss (@Jon_Reiss) has become one of the main voices on DIY and alternative distribution (along with Ted Hope). He's a filmmaker and the author of the book Think Outside the Box Office, an invaluable resource for anyone who's made or (more...

New Breed Park City Video Series

There's a very cool video series up by Sabi Pictures with Filmmaker Magazine and Workbook Project. It's a series incorporating interviews and discussions by a few filmmakers and producers from this past Sundance and poses questions, answers, and solutions  on new ways...

45365 – Final Day to Watch it for Free

45365 is a documentary that was at Full Frame but I never got a chance to watch it. This week it's been on Hulu for free, which I'm very excited about (but today is the last day so watch it now). But for the film itself, I thought it was great. It's very Cinema...

Now Available on DVD

Last week I officially finished You 2.0, the doc that delayed graduation a semester, and self released it on DVD. It's a niche film, and I felt like it would work better just selling it myself as a DVD (it has a unique structure) rather than waste time trying to get...

Did the Digital Revolution Screw Over Cinema?

Two articles from indieWIRE got me thinking this morning. The first is from the all too familiar Geoffrey Gilmore in 'Evolution v. Revolution, The State of Independent Film & Festivals.' A lot of it echoes Mark Gill's much buzzed 'The Sky is Falling' essay from...

The Future: “Welcome To The New World of Distribution”

indieWIRE: FIRST PERSON | Peter Broderick: "Welcome To The New World of Distribution," Part 1. This is a great article anyone looking to make a film should read. This is what I'm trying to do with You 2.0 (life hacking movie) and I think a lot of indie films don't get...

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