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Photos from DIY Days Philadelphia

Photos from DIY Days Philadelphia

Photos from yesterday's DIY Days Philadelphia are now available in my Flickr photostream (as well as in the 'diydays' photo pool in Flickr). The conference, sponsored by the Workbook Project and hosted by filmmaker and industry commentator Lance Weiler, included presentations on the production, distribution, and financing of independent cinema and other art forms. For … Continue reading Photos from DIY Days Philadelphia

BusinessWeek on Generating Buzz and Profits for Independent Films

"Indie Filmmakers Hit Their Target" in BusinessWeek Online notes that just as some musicians have decided to walk away from the support (and the overhead) of record labels in order to market directly to their fans, independent filmmakers "are foregoing the conventional path of shopping their films to a distributor...and using the Internet to get … Continue reading BusinessWeek on Generating Buzz and Profits for Independent Films

Lance Weiler on Digital Distribution for Indie Films

Lance Weiler on Digital Distribution for Indie Films

Independent filmmaker Lance Weiler authored a piece in Filmmaker magazine titled "Navigating the Digital Divide" that describes the opportunities and trade-offs of various digital distribution channels for independent filmmakers. Last year Knowledge@Wharton interviewed Weiler about his ideas for successfully marketing an independent feature film. (See "The Movies Meet Web 2.0: Lance Weiler on the New … Continue reading Lance Weiler on Digital Distribution for Indie Films