Marc Schiller Talks the Benefits of Movie Bundling


This week Bond/360 launched what they’ve dubbed a “Creativity Bundle” — four movies having to do with making and creation downloadable from VHX for a single, pay-what-you-wish fee. In a blog post I wrote about Bond/360′s use of what’s become…  Read more


Nine Lessons for Self-Distributing Filmmakers with No Money and No Experience

Burn premieres in DetroitBurn premieres in Detroit

This article by Tom Putnam and Brenna Sanchez about the distribution of their Detroit firefighter documentary Burn originally appeared in our Fall, 2013 print edition. It is appearing online for the first time. “The reports of my death are greatly…  Read more


Platform Monopolies: Good or Bad for Independent Filmmakers?


Dubbed “a novelist from the day after tomorrow” in Sunday’s New York Times, Vincent Zandri profits, quite well, by living in the Amazon universe. His mystery novels are edited, published, marketed and sold by Amazon. Perhaps most importantly, the mechanism…  Read more


Bond/360 Launches “Pay What You Wish” Four-Movie “Creativity Bundle”

Indie Game: The Movie directors Lisanne Pajot and James SwirskyIndie Game: The Movie directors Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky

Hailed as revolutionary back in 2007, “the Radiohead model” — pay-what-you-wish downloadable media pricing — never flourished in the years following. Even Radiohead abandoned it. Yet, as Bond/360 is setting out to prove, it may still have its place when…  Read more