Two Recent Examples of New Distribution Models
Simultaneously releasing films theatrically and digitally as well as Skyped Q&As with filmmakers are just some of the relatively new distribution models that Digital Cinema Report is profiling. They write, "One of the biggest challenges for independent filmmakers has always been getting their finished films on the big screen and little to date has changed that. Running a movie or trailer online to build an audience is an option and is relatively easy and inexpensive but, as many filmmakers already know, it rarely leads to big success...People and companies around the world are now experimenting with a variety of new distribution models. Most will likely not stand the test of time but two new recently announced efforts bear watching."
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