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“You May Have Made the Most Amazing Film in the World, But You Have Zero Followers on Twitter”: VHX’s Jamie Wilkinson on Building Film Communities

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Jamie Wilkinson, CEO of the direct-to-fan online video platform VHX, had some words to filmmakers on Peter Katz’s Hollywood 2.0 podcast. Specifically: amp up your social media game. In the conversation, which also discusses some of the platform’s early successes,…  Read more

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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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