Archive for the ‘Film Business’ Category
Posted on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 by Bob
Terms and Conditions May Apply is a new documentary film by Cullen Hoback and released to theaters in the last couple of weeks by Variance Films. The film has won recognition at SLAMDANCE and Newport Beach International Film Festival — and we became aware of the film there. With it’s theatrical release, more attention has [...]
Posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 by Wes
In the business of independent film distribution the driving force in how the industry navigates is sales: the money coming in from the films coming out. Theaters, much like the now trending and conquering online streaming platforms, must adjust their cost and technology to a plethora of factors including but not limited to the demand [...]
Posted on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 by Wes
We could easily preach the gospel that is the advantages of a film festival, for all its service to the independent film community and it’s surrounding community as a whole: giving voice to young and upstarting filmmakers, catering to a wide range of interest in genre and subject-matter, and most of all upholding film as [...]
Posted on Monday, March 19th, 2012 by Wes
Doc U: The Business Side of Documentary Filmmaking DATE CHANGE: WEDNESDAY MARCH 21, 2012 Doors Open: 7:00pm Discussion & Audience Q&A: 7:30pm – 9:00pm Wine Reception to Follow The Cinefamily 611 N. Fairfax Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 Documentary filmmakers come in all stripes and from all walks of life, and often the only shared quality [...]
Posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 by Wes
The forced closure of the Iranian House of Cinema, as predicted, has drawn a line in the sand between those in Iran who are for visual expression and those who are not. The House of Cinema, an organization over 20 years old which stood as the tallest pillar of support for independent film in Iran, [...]
Posted on Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 by Wes
Documentaries don’t exact draw blockbuster draw and revenue with their very centralized themes and focused audiences. The skilled documentarian is somewhat of an anomaly in the world
Posted on Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 by IndiePix
Creative England, the company slated to replace other means of funding for Independent filmmaking in and outside of London, has begun to spread its wings and truly create a presence in the indie world.
Posted on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 by Daily News
We came across an interesting article in the Sun Star, in reference to the Kapampangan Indie Film Industry and how its government could help bolster it.
Posted on Friday, November 18th, 2011 by IndiePix
As we keep saying and we will continue to say, the business of independent film is ever changing. While this is also true of mainstream film, the battles that indie film distributors, developers and other interested parties have faced and will continue to face as technology advances are becoming greater.
Posted on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 by IndiePix
The outlook on profit and substantial gain in independent film, in the climate of the last decade as well as the sputtering economy of today, has always been something of a hit or miss.
With some films taking the high-budget high-yield approach and others [...]