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
Learn how to break out of the “film fest box.”
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Is VOD/digital distribution the answer?
Filmmakers can be so creative when they have close contact with their fan base. Really, that’s their best resource. The benefits of self-distributing, and having an open community in general, help move the process along so much faster.
Will Mainguy, Reelhouse CEO
The Sundance Institute recently announced a new digital partnership with Reelhouse, an online video platform where filmmakers and artists can self-distribute their work.
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Are filmmakers vain for wanting theatrical distribution? At a Wrap panel at the Sundance FIlm Festival on Monday, filmmakers and other indie veterans crossed swords with digital distribution executives in a debate about the future of independent film and how it can find profitability.
THR reports on “the story of how [Chris] Colfer and the producers of [Struck by Lightning] decided to go for a digital release at the cost of a traditional Hollywood opening and why they believe it is the future for many movies.”
Digital distribution is here to stay, you guys. Read here.
Ted Hope thinks the independent film industry has many things to celebrate this year.
Frankly, we couldn’t agree more!
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Digital distribution is messy. Digital distribution is a full-time job. Online film distribution requires a combination of software, digital expertise and elbow grease. But it shouldn’t and it doesn’t have to be. It is time to automate the digital distribution process to create a set of norms. We…
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”[Newlyweds] is the first time since Brothers McMullen that I’m making money as a filmmaker.”
Watch as Edward Burns discusses the benefits of digital distribution and The Fitzgerald Family Christmas at TIFF 2012.
“Distribution is a supermarket—How do you get shelf space?”
The iconic George Lucas talks about how film fans now have unlimited choices at their fingertips—and what that means for filmmakers who want their work to be seen.
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