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Bond/360 Launches Cinepacks: Pay What You Wish Bundles

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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

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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

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“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

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

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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

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