Bond/360 Launches Cinepacks: Pay What You Wish Bundles


Scott previously wrote about and interviewed Bond/360’s CEO Marc Schiller on his decision to bundle and sell their movies via a pay-what-you-wish “Radiohead-esque” model. What began with the “Creativity Bundle,” the packaging of four titles that all dealt with making and creation, now looks to…  Read more


Thom Yorke Explains Value of BitTorrent Bundles by Releasing a New Album

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At the Sundance Artist Services Day at the IFP Filmmaker Conference, I witnessed – and wrote about – the confusion and sometimes anger that erupted during the panel discussion on BitTorrent Bundles. BitTorrent Bundles use the peer-to-peer file sharing protocol…  Read more


“Giving Access Back to the People”: Fandor CEO Ted Hope on FIX and the Festival Alliance

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Back in July, Fandor announced the implementation of two new initiatives, FIX and the Fandor|Festival Alliance. The former aggregates the work of over a hundred participating filmmakers, fostering audience interaction, while the latter assists festivals with technological services and highlights…  Read more


Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue, and Netflix’s Push into Social Issue Documentary


With Netflix in the midst of filming Orange Is the New Black‘s third season and putting $3 million into new content this year, the paradigm seems to have permanently shifted from the service being seen primarily as a content distributor to an…  Read more