The distribution marketplace is changing and so are marketing strategies

Not every film will have the same marketing strategy because not every film will have the same core audience.  ...

NetFlix is just the beginning

Does Netflix's profitability hurt the studios?  How will the profitability gap encourage Hollywood to invest  into ...

Developing Audience During Prep, Production and Post

What you do to help your distribution and marketing started out being one chapter in the book. Now it takes up ...

Indies continue to look for ways to harness the internet

For Independent filmmaking and distribution, the internet is still nascent territory.  We've only begun to see how ...

@Jon_Reiss Marketing Art – An Oxymoron?

Today's discussions began with the question of why is it important to identify your audience before you finish ...

Ask @Jon_Reiss a twitter/blog interface experiment

Last week I started posting questions and ideas/tips onto my twitter account @Jon_Reiss about film distribution ...

Disney unlocks a new form of digital distribution with its “Keychest” technology

Allowing you to buy the rights to a movie and watch it on any rights-controlled device (computer, VoD, cellphone), ...

Indieflix Comments on My Blog

In today's changing Indie distribution markets, we must engage with strong marketing strategies from a project's ...

Jon Reiss joins BAFTA panel at this year’s AFM Conference

I'll be sitting on the BAFTA panel at AFM discussing changes in Indie Distribution on Sunday, November 8th from ...

Range Life is putting on a Downtown series of amazing screenings and some great after-hours events!

Venture downtown for some premium independent filmmaking and fun parties! RANGE LIFE ENTERTAINMENT 251 S. Main ...

Free-to-share documentary highlights alternative distribution methods for the digital age

British production company VODO utilizes an alternative distribution strategy using filesharing sites and ...

My Filmmaker Magazine Blog: A Response to Clive Davies-Frayne & Ted Hope About Self Distribution and Marketing

ON INDEPENDENT FILM DISTRIBUTION: A RESPONSE FROM THE PRESENT My posting of a strange letter from the future I ...

Venture Capitalists, VGame Designers, Tech Execs are eyeing the profit turnaround of small, indepedent, self-distributed films

The quest for Big Hollywood distribution is not slowing down these indie filmmakers.  They demonstrate that with a ...

Guerrilla filmmaking crosses into both sides of the political spectrum!

Here's something scary from the right - they can use grassroots marketing too! From the Washington ...

Ted Hope Speaks at BFI London Film Festival

Seasoned Indie producer Ted Hope (21 Grams, The Hawk is Dying, TrulyFreeFilm) speaks in London on the future of ...

Jeremy Thomas Speaks of Creative Pre-Sales Strategies at FIND

Financing production with US pre-sales is becoming more and more rare, if not non-existent.  As US indie ...

Coppola predicts cinema “as we know it” will become more “interactive”.

If, as Coppola predicts, the cinema "as we know it" is falling apart, how can we reclaim the public's interest?  ...

How will the studios adapt to changing distribution markets?

At ScreenDaily.com, Mike Goodridge suggests it's decision time for studios' distribution strategies.  How will ...