Filmmaking - Distribution


BitTorrent Launches BitTorrent Now with Streaming Option for Creators


BitTorrent Bundle will re-launch as BitTorrent Now, extending the platform with new streaming apps for Apple TV, iOS, and Android, as well as introducing advertising as a new revenue stream for creators, BitTorrent announced today. Straith Schreder, BitTorrent’s VP of Creative…  Read more

By Jun 23, 2016

Producer Miranda Bailey Debunks Swiss Army Man Controversy and Challenges Conventions about Women in Film

Jay Ellis and Miranda Bailey in Like Cotton TwinesJay Ellis and Miranda Bailey in Like Cotton Twines

You may not know Miranda Bailey’s name, but you probably know her work. As an actress, writer, director and producer, Miranda Bailey has a hand in just about every aspect of the independent film business. Early in her career, she executive…  Read more

By Jun 17, 2016

How to Build Your Documentary’s Distribution Strategy

Dawn Porter's TrappedDawn Porter's Trapped

Gone are the days when if you were lucky enough to sell your documentary to a single distributor, they would take care of the rest. Though a select group of established documentary filmmakers still operate along those traditional lines, the majority…  Read more

By May 24, 2016

POV’s 2016 Calls for Entries is Now Open

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee BoggsAmerican Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

POV, television’s longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films, has opened the doors for entries for the 2017 PBS broadcast season and beyond. The deadline for submission is Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Each year POV premieres 14-16 of the most memorable nonfiction stories…  Read more

By May 12, 2016

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