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But Dad, I Hate 3D!

I was surprised to learn over the holiday weekend that my younger cousins (under 10 years of age) overall hated to see movies in 3D, as opposed to 2D.

2010 Toronto Film Festival: Part 2

The Toronto Dutch Auction has picked up some steam, but it's going to take at least another AFM to clear out the supergap glut...

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

Transformers 3 continues to top the chart for the second consecutive week, while Mr. Popper's Penguins and Screwed both make their debuts.

YouTube Makes First Move Toward Original Content

In the highly competitive world of subscription VOD providers, YouTube has just moved the world closer to my prediction that Netflix will soon be producing original content.

Highlights From The 3rd Annual Film Finance Forum: Part 2

Last week I moderated Variety's panel on “How to Make Crowd-Funding Work for Filmmakers” and it marks a seminal moment in the convergence of filmmaking and technology. Hear me out...

Review: Future of Film Summit

Variety and Digital Media Wire held their Future of Film Summit -- this year's agenda: Dealmaking in the Age of Digital Cinema...but only if it's in 3D.

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

Pirated Blu-Ray/DVD’s for Captain America: The First Avenger, Cars 2, Kung Fu Panda 2, and Crazy Stupid Love all entered the illicit Top 10 this week — as did...

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent 03-26-12

A Theatrical Screener (TS) copy being propelled into the Top 10 could bode well for 21 Jump Street's marketing team...

So How Much Should You Allocate to the Producer of Marketing & Distribution?

A producer recently inquired as to how much she should allocate to the producer of marketing and distribution (PMD), in her film's budget.Seriously? Another producer title?!While initially dismissive of that concept, I've actually come to terms with the viability and necessity of such a role, given the inability of most independent films to acquire distribution in the United States, which is mostly due to:

Technology Good News & Bad News for Indie Films

There's good news and bad news about technology for independent filmmakers. It's cheaper and easier to make a film: anyone can make a movie with a low-price camera and a laptop. But the bad news is, independent films are competing for distribution and exhibition screens with big budget studio movies - and those movies are benefiting from some pretty nifty technology, too. Is there still room at the multiplex for the personal storytelling and character-driven drama of indie film?

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