Industry Beat

by Anthony Kaufman

  • Theatrical 2.0

    Releasing movies in U.S. theaters isn’t going away anytime soon. But indie film distribution is experiencing a significant tipping of the scales. While theatrical distribution has always been an advertisement for foreign sales and ancillary platforms, like VHS and then DVD, a new wave of film companies are shifting the balance even further, where theatrical distribution is a means to a digital end. As Vincent Scordino, senior vice president of marketing at rising distributor Alchemy says, “Ancillary platforms have always been important to a film’s profitability, but now we’re talking about them more with the rise of iTunes and the…  Read more

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  • A Rising Tide?

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  • Hits & Misses 2014

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  • Has the Cinematic Water Cooler Run Dry?

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  • The Last Mile

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  • Why Too Many Movies Aren’t Necessarily a Problem

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  • Bad Metrics

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  • A Business of Ignorance?

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  • The Invisible Filmmakers

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