Dana Stevens (Slate) and Will Leitch (Deadspin) discuss how social media buzz influences their choices of movies to review at our Future of Film event (Everyone’s a Critic: Film Criticism in the Age of Twitter) on January 17th, 2013.
Stay tuned for more excerpts from this conversation.
In this first clip from our Future of Film conversation exploring film criticism and social media, Deadspin’s Will Leitch and Slate’s Dana Stevens talk about their first impressions of Twitter, and explain why they decided to start Tweeting.
Social Media Today reports on the rising influence of social media on the film industry.
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Some movie executives are increasingly skeptical that Facebook ads and promotional campaigns that ask users to ‘like’ a movie can deliver big box-office returns.
Read more at The LA Times
Don’t think Facebook is helping your film? Maybe you’re not doing it right.
(via Truly Free Film)
If we can get Canadians to fall in love with Canadian filmmakers early, we believe we can be the Oakland A’s to the New York Yankees of the big studios.
J. Joly, CineCoup
Is social media the answer for Canada’s indie filmmakers? Vancouver digital entrepreneur J. Joly recently launched CineCoup, a one-year “film accelerator” that gives social media a starring role in film production even before the cameras start rolling.
To read more, visit The Globe and Mail