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WMM Sundance Diaries 2016 (Part 4)

Your guide on where to go, what to see, and how to get the

WMM Sundance Diaries 2016 (Part 3)

Your guide on where to go, what to see, and how to get the

WMM Sundance Diaries 2016 (Part 2)

Your guide on where to go, what to see, and how to get the

WMM Sundance Diaries 2016

Your guide on where to go, what to see, and how to get the

The 25 Movies We’re Most Excited to See at Sundance

EACH YEAR, THE Sundance Film Festival feels like a race against time. There are

Nine Tips for Pitching Your TV Series

With the arrival of the Golden Age of Television, many indie-slanting stories are finding

MovieMaker’s Fourth Annual Guide to Digital Distribution: A Game of Thrones

What a difference a year makes. Independent film distribution has continued its blink-of-an-eye evolution

Self-Distribution: You Don’t Have to (And Probably Shouldn’t) Do It All Yourself

The Director of Independent Film at Tugg has some thoughts to share on how


Independent filmmakers dream of making that indie darling that premieres at Sundance, sells for

American Film Market Builds Bridges With Festivals

Why is the American Film Market jumping into the festival business? Its Nov. 9

‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’ Flop Shouldn’t End Early VOD Experiments

“Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” represented a bold distribution experiment and an unprecedented alliance

Is Netflix’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’ the Future of Movies?

‘True Detective’ helmer Cary Fukunaga’s excellent child soldier saga is the first film to

One Way or Another: Why I Released My Film for Free on YouTube

Within the independent film world, prestige is the name of the game. It’s all

You Will Find Your People: Emily Best

Emily Best is the founder and CEO of Seed&Spark, a crowdfunding and distribution platform

Hulu Explores Adding Ad-Free Option to Its Service

Hulu is exploring plans to add an advertising-free option to its service, according to

Video On Demand Platform Yekra Shuts Down

A company that offered studios and filmmakers a platform on which they could sell

Distribution Transparency: Four Filmmakers Reveal Their Numbers, Part Two

Tuesday’s post looked at Neil Berkeley and Judy Chaikin as two filmmakers who wanted to

What Do You Need to Open a Movie? a Post-Distribution Deal Checklist

So you made your film, screened it at a ton of festivals to rave

Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Heckled at Cannes: “You Will Destroy the Film Ecosystem in Europe”

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandoscame under fire from European film protectionists during his

GETTING INTO BED [with a distributer]

You’ve been seeing a lot of each other for a few weeks now. He

Should We Really Fear Movie Sequels?

There’s a new Pitch Perfect movie coming out next week. I knew that they were

Here’s How to Get Elijah Wood and the SpectreVision Team to Produce Your Film

SpectreVision, the genre film production company spearheaded by Elijah Wood along with filmmakers Daniel

Gumroad Now Lets You Rent Movies Directly from Content Creators

Gumroad, the indie sales platform for digital product sales, now supports video rentals. The

Here’s Why Female-Driven Films Are Important Right Now

Korycinski, an award-winning filmmaker, is currently in pre-production on “The Haircut,” a short film

Vimeo Uploads With Copyright Material Will Now Be Flagged Automatically, Even If It’s Licensed

You may already be familiar with YouTube’s copyright protection software, which scans all uploads to

Godard Excuses Himself from Cannes with “Letter in Motion” to Gilles Jacob and Thierry Fremaux

More than half a century since Breathless, Godard still enjoys his fair share of devotees despite a descent