Filmmaking - Distribution


Be Everywhere All At Once: The Ultimate Guide to Festivals, Online, & Your Short Film Release

The following article is crossposted with, Short of the Week, a new kind of film festival aimed at discovering the next wave of emerging filmmakers crafting stories for online audiences. Visit them at shortoftheweek.com A few years ago we released…  Read more

By Jul 18, 2018

“Don’t Sell Out, Don’t Give Your Art to a Corporation”: Secrets of DIY Doc Distribution at DOC NYC PRO


There are many reasons filmmakers might choose to self-distribute their documentaries: they may want residuals to come in throughout their careers, as opposed to what might be just a single upfront payment in an all-rights deal; they may feel a…  Read more

By Jul 11, 2018

The Truth About Hollywood: On Ben Fritz’s The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies

Avengers: Infinity War

Hollywood has been transformed. The six major studios — Disney, Warner Bros., Universal, Fox, Sony, and Paramount — have all changed significantly. Few filmmakers understand how profound these changes have been and how they have altered their opportunities.


 What…  Read more

By Jun 18, 2018

Why I Am Hopeful: Programmer Eric Allen Hatch on the Future of Arthouse Programming

Andrew Gillis in Werewolf (courtesy of La Distributrice de Films)

As a film programmer who recently made the painful but necessary decision to quit the organization at which I’d worked for 11 years, you might expect me to have a dim view of contemporary film culture. I don’t. Quite the…  Read more

By Jun 11, 2018

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