Distribution Archive

The Women of Sundance 2014

Women, this is our year.  I don’t say this because I’ve got numbers to

15 Predictions On The Future Of Indie Film

I have written about the good things in indie film. I have done it quite

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – WINTER CLEANING!

Welcome to Going Bionic #189. There’s exactly three weeks left in 2013, which means now

Tips for Navigating Digital Distribution

1.  CARVE OUT DIY DIGITAL: Distributors and Foreign Sales companies alike often want ALL

15 Reasons We Should Be Thankful for Indie Film in 2013

In honor of Thanksgiving, film producer Ted Hope, who is stepping down as executive director of San

Adding Subtitles to Your Movie Will Make You More Money

As the tools available to the independent filmmaker expand and improve, so do a

Why Movie Theaters Can Ignore NC-17 Ratings

New York’s IFC Center will allow teens to see ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’

3 FILMS BY ROBERTO ROSSELLINI STARRING INGRID BERGMAN: CRITERION COLLECTION

The real-life and reel-life union of Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman created much controversy

Participant Media: Jeff Skoll’s Unorthodox Business Model Has People Talking

Shingle has been involved in making (and co-funding) some 40 films including “Lincoln,” “The

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – ANOTHER READER Q&A!

Welcome to Going Bionic #179. Today we’re answering five questions that have found their way to

MovieMaker‘s Second Annual Guide to DIY Digital Distribution, Part One of Two

This week’s DIY is part one of MovieMaker‘s Guide to VOD, featured in full in

How Piracy Affects What You See on Netflix

Media piracy has been a thorny issue ever since the turn of the century.

Why The Media Has Been Wrong About YouTube Networks

For much of 2013 I  watched the press write articles about how the YouTube

Increased Digital Distribution Boosts Chinese Film, TV Royalties

Earnings from copyrighted content are expected to reach a record $516 million this year,

12 Steps to Avoid Going Broke Applying to Film Festivals

The author of this guest essay is a filmmaker whose most recent film is Between

FoF Live: Joshua Topolsky Rounds Up Industry Leaders to Talk Film Distribution

The Verge EIC hosted a timely discussion with representatives from AT&T, Comcast, Boxee and

Harlem Shake: Baauer cashes in on viral video’s massive YouTube success

February’s viral hit Harlem Shake relies, in time-honored viral style, on silly dancing and catchy beats.

Why Online Movie Marketing Is Essential

As a filmmaker, you need to start thinking about your distribution strategy from day

Superbowl score: Internet distribution 3 million; TV 108.7 million!

A record average viewership via traditional TV Network and Cable distribution of 108.7 million (and many

The numbers behind the Netflix’s House of Cards

Netflix’s new show House of Cards represents a $100 million investment: is it even possible that

Packaging Case Study: Workin’ The Pre Sales Game At AFM

Hello there! Today I’m back with another Packaging Case Study and how my client Francis (and

Planting the Seeds on a Marketing Deal

Terra Chips, makers of the famous Terra Blues potato chips (the official snack of

FCC Cable Rules Change Will Require Consumers To Pay More For Basic Cable

Watching basic cable on your TV used to be simple. But if the FCC

Creating A Feature Film DCP Using OpenDCP

In December 2011 I wrote about using a MacBook Pro as a playout source for the

Confessions of an AFM Distributor

I spent yesterday attending the American Film Market. My goal was to meet filmmakers

DISCUSSING THE FUTURE OF HYBRID FILMS AT CPH:DOX

“Let’s start before we kill the term,” joked Jakob Hogel during the opening moments