March 2014

Indie Movies On DVD: The To Do List

With the popularity of movies like Superbad and Adventureland in the past few years, the idea of the coming of age, teen angst story is back in vogue. And with that will come a plethora of movies that almost touch greatness, but sadly miss the mark. That is the case with writer/director Maggie Carey’s first full length feature, The To Do List.
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Indie Film and Distribution Challenges: The Internet May Provide Bigger Audiences

Indie films continue to have a confluence of having a renaissance and the conundrum of canceling each other out due to so many being made. It’s the problem of distribution, though, that’s the real issue behind the indie film industry today, even if many of them still make just enough profit to get by. But is that really good enough when so many great films demand to be seen and should be making ten times more than what they’re actually making?
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The “Dallas Buyers Club” Factor: More Affordable Budgets May Help Indie Film Funding


indieFilmFunding is a problem indie filmmakers have to contend with perpetually where stresses of unknowns can bring far too much frustration. However, with more astuteness to what’s marketable in film, outside companies away from Hollywood are starting to come forward in funding promising indie projects. With outside big business still making a fortune in various industries, the thought to invest in indie film is a new and exciting way to make use of all their money.
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Funding Your Film Online: Should You Promote Yourself More than the Project?

Funding an independent film online can sometimes be a challenge if you don’t already have some clout beforehand. While some already know that, the details of your marketing might occasionally go in the wrong direction. There may be a thought the marketing side has to focus strictly on the film itself. While that’s part of the process, a crowd-funding campaign should really focus on yourself to bring a sense of personalization with those who donate.
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