Distribution

Distribution | How To's | Technology

Does Your Website Suck?

26 May , 2016 | Written by James Franklin and Kieran Masterton with introduction by Peter Broderick | Posted by:

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Your website can enable you to maximize your film’s distribution, build a powerful audience, and have a sustainable career. Unfortunately, few independent filmmakers understand the importance of having an effective website let alone how to build and maintain a great site. Hence, this invaluable guide—courtesy of Peter Broderick, James Franklin and Kieran Masterton.

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Distribution | Females in Film | Film Funding | Interviews | Vermont

Film Financing and Finding the Audience

26 Jun , 2015 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

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​Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this new series, Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks to Kerstin Karlhuber about the fundraising and distribution for her feature film, Fair Haven.

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Distribution | Filmmaking | Interviews

Talking with Kat Candler, Writer/Director of Hellion, Recently Picked Up By Sundance Selects

1 May , 2014 | Written by Amy Quick Parrish | Posted by:

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Writer/director Kat Candler of Hellion, a feature staring Aaron Paul and Juliette Lewis, offers advice on making short and feature films, planning for distribution and how to 'always be a student.” Hellion, which screened at Sundance and has been picked up for distribution by Sundance Selects, screened at this recent 2014 IFFBoston.

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Distribution | Reports | Technology

Tech Talk, Networking and a Host of Parties: A Report from the 2014 NAB Show

1 May , 2014 | Written by Maud Dillingham | Posted by:

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With acres of exhibit space showcasing the latest in broadcast technology, around 90,000 attendees and a dizzying array of informational sessions, saying NAB is “overwhelming” is an understatement. Here, writer Maud Dillingham provides her first-hand report of tech developments, distribution insight and the networking (aka partying) that made up this year's annual show of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB).

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Distribution | Filmmaking | Internet | New England | Reports

Why Web Series are Becoming the New Wild West

3 Jan , 2014 | Written by Amy Quick Parrish | Posted by:

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Web series producer, Amy Quick Parish writes about how web series have quickly become a new outlet for indie-filmmakers. She also describes her experiences producing her series Into Dust and how filmmakers are making up the rules as they go.

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Company/Organization Profiles | Distribution | Interviews | New England | Screenplay Doctor | Screenwriting

Ask the Screenplay Doctor: Interview with Sydney Levine, President of Sydney’s Buzz

1 Dec , 2013 | Written by Susan Kouguell | Posted by:

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Screenplay Doctor, Susan Kouguell, interviews Sydney Levine, President of Sydney's Buzz, about film distribution. Email screenwriter@newenglandfilm.com to have your screenwriting question answered in an upcoming issue.

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Distribution | Film Festivals | Filmmaking | Interviews | Screenplay Doctor

Experimenting in the Digital Era: An Interview with Jon Gartenberg

1 May , 2013 | Written by Susan Kouguell | Posted by:

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Jon Gartenberg, President of Gartenberg Media Enterprises, has spent his career forwarding and preserving the work of experimental filmmakers. He talks to the Screenplay Doctor about experimental filmmaking, distribution, and what's happening to the field in this modern age. Email screenwriter@newenglandfilm.com to have your screenwriting question answered in an upcoming issue.

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Distribution | Film Festivals | Interviews

Finding an Audience for Short Films

31 Aug , 2011 | Written by John DeCarli | Posted by:

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With the 3rd Annual Online New England Film Festival happening on the site all this month, four of the selected filmmakers share their thoughts on the roads they’ve taken to find an audience for their independent short films. To see their films and others, check out the festival: www.newenglandfilm.com/festival.

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Company/Organization Profiles | Distribution | How To's | Internet

Digital DIY Distribution: Another Way to Be Heard

31 May , 2011 | Written by B. Walter Irvine | Posted by:

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A new kind of distribution is already here -- it’s digital, it’s DIY, and it’s just a few clicks away. Is it for you? This primer takes you through various services like Dynamo Player, Distrify, EggUP, and Yawma to learn what they're all about.

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Distribution | Filmmaking | Interviews | Local Industry | Vermont

The Artist and the Activist: Bess O’Brien of Kingdom County Productions

30 Apr , 2011 | Written by John DeCarli | Posted by:

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Filmmakers Bess and Jay O'Brien truly believe that they live in 'the Kingdom,' and have worked hard to make films that explore stories of northeast Vermont since 1991. Their most recent documentary, Ask Us Who We Are, is currently making the rounds, showing audiences about the people behind Vermont's foster care system.

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