Filmmaking - Distribution


Searching for an Independent Distribution Strategy Amidst Pandemics and Streaming Wars

Sarah Rich in #LIKE

I made a microbudget movie called #LIKE. Amazingly it is wrapped, posted and on the festival circuit, and it has been receiving glowing reviews like this: “Writer/director Sarah Pirozek’s teenage noir #Like pulses with the energy of a ’70s thriller.”…  Read more

By Jul 16, 2020

Why I Will Not Put My Film Online: A Filmmaker’s Response to Covid-19


Back in the days when I used to distribute avant-garde cinema on home video, I asked my friend George Kuchar about releasing Hold Me While I’m Naked and a few other of his classic films on DVD. “I can’t let…  Read more

By Jun 15, 2020

Are Virtual Theaters Here to Stay?


When Toby Leonard, programming director at Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre, returned to the space for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdown began, a six-foot cardboard display for Never Rarely Sometimes Always struck his eye. Eliza Hittman’s film was four days into the…  Read more

By May 18, 2020

Kaleidoscope and the Museum of Other Realities Step In to Help the VR Industry During the Pandemic

Danny Bittman's Night Snow at the Museum of Other Realities

One thing that’s been uplifting to observe throughout all the recent closures of movie theaters, festivals, and other cultural institutions has been how individuals and companies have stepped in to provide relief, support, and camaraderie during an unprecedented crisis. This…  Read more

By Mar 30, 2020

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