“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


Why We Are Giving Our Feature Away for Free at LYLEmovie.com

Gaby Hoffman in LyleGaby Hoffman in Lyle

Lyle is the “sharp and moody” story of Leah (Gaby Hoffmann), whose grief over the death of her toddler turns to paranoia when she begins to suspect her eccentric neighbors are involved in a satanic pact. It is an updated,…  Read more


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