Free-to-share documentary highlights alternative distribution methods for the digital age

British production company VODO utilizes an alternative distribution strategy using filesharing sites and free-to-share networks.  The strategy immediately engages a worldwide audience. From 100,000 downloads for first VODO release 19 October, 2009 | By Sarah Cooper Ivo Gormley’s documentary Us Now has achieved 100,000 downloads in its first five days of operation, through its […]

Ted Hope Speaks at BFI London Film Festival

Seasoned Indie producer Ted Hope (21 Grams, The Hawk is Dying, TrulyFreeFilm) speaks in London on the future of Independent filmmaking.  How will digital technology make films more accessible? From Film industry should be more accessible, says Hope 14 October, 2009 | By Sarah Cooper Veteran independent film producer Ted Hope called for new […]

Jeremy Thomas Speaks of Creative Pre-Sales Strategies at FIND

Financing production with US pre-sales is becoming more and more rare, if not non-existent.  As US indie distribution faces a crisis, filmmakers must look to other sources of investment.  International pre-sales are a good start. From Don’t waste time looking for a US pre-buy, Jeremy Thomas tells film-makers 11 October, 2009 | By Jeremy […]

How will the studios adapt to changing distribution markets?

At, Mike Goodridge suggests it’s decision time for studios’ distribution strategies.  How will they adapt to new digital markets?  Will they embrace transmedia?  Food for thought: Mike Goodridge Would you pay $250 to have Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen delivered to your living room on the same day it is released in theatres? D-Day […]