Distributing Films In The Internet Age: Interviews with Pivotshare and Fandor | Filmmaker Magazine →
Filmmakers, here’s your chance to get familiar with a few dynamic companies as representatives from Gathr Films, Pivotshare and Fandor speak candidly about their distribution methods.
Consumers should want this because right now the studios are only relying on their own data, making for poorly researched greenlight decisions. Studios should want this because they will be able to access their competitors’ data as well as their own. And the data companies should want this because it will maintain their relevance and hence increase their revenue in this new content ecosystem.
The Entertainment and Digital Media Executive discussed the future of Big Data and the need to change the system at the TIFF Doc Conference.
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You can reach your audience with your film. Can you get them to engage and plan on that? We haven’t been thinking that way.
Ted Hope, SFFS Executive Director
VOD is a game-changer for independent filmmakers. You’re instantly reaching everybody with an Internet connection. The potential audience for your film is tremendous, and the costs involved to reach a nationwide audience are far lower [than before].
- Steve Beckman, FilmBuff
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Is VOD/digital distribution the answer?