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

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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

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Fandor to Finance Original Shorts Program

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Yesterday, Fandor announced the creation of its FIXshorts program, which invited participants in its FIX initiative to submit a budget and proposal for a short-form production. 5 out of the 34 proposals were selected to receive 50% project funding from Fandor,…  Read more

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Directors and Producers Tyler Measom and Justin Weinstein on The Amazing Randi Doc An Honest Liar

An Honest LiarAn Honest Liar

I’ve been a fan of Tyler Measom’s work ever since I wandered into a screening of his and Jennilyn Merten’s nail-biting portrait of teen exiles from the FLDS Church, Sons of Perdition, at Tribeca five years back. (The doc ultimately…  Read more

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Is Netflix’s Move Towards Traditional Distribution In Favor of Filmmakers, But Against the Theaters?

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The notion of boycotting day-and-date releases seems a bit extreme since it’s a widely practiced distribution strategy for several years running, but that’s just what AMC, Regal, Cinemark and Carmike are planning with Cary Fukunaga’s Netflix-acquired Beasts of No Nation. The exhibitors informed Variety that…  Read more

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