Distribution Transparency: Four Filmmakers Reveal Their Numbers, Part Two


Tuesday’s post looked at Neil Berkeley and Judy Chaikin as two filmmakers who wanted to create a theatrical release for their films to boost visibility, increase ancillary value and learn for themselves how to operate in the new hybrid model of…  Read more


Distribution Transparency: Four Filmmakers Reveal Their Distribution Numbers, Part One

Transparency 4 Filmmakers

Alternative distribution models are no longer the experiment, but are now the norm for the vast majority of filmmakers. However because of a variety of reasons, including not least contract obligations and a fear that exposing numbers may not show…  Read more


Beyond London: Alastair Roberts of the Royal Opera House on Live Cinema Broadcasts

Alice's Adventures in WonderlandAlice's Adventures in Wonderland

One useful maxim in the ever-changing world of theatrical distribution is that transforming your cinematic screenings into a one-time events will help drive people to your film. Likewise, theaters are searching for ways to make their products stand out in a world…  Read more


Dan Berger on Why Oscilloscope is Selling Their 35mm Prints on Craigslist

Andrea Arnold's Wuthering HeightsAndrea Arnold's Wuthering Heights

A somewhat unsettling Craigslist ad made the rounds on Twitter on Wednesday night, offering up “indie film prints” for the grand total of $1. The dollar was a placeholder, but the offer was very much real: Oscilloscope was “cleaning (ware)house” and…  Read more