Articles Tagged Distribution

Strand Releasing

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What is Strand Releasing? Strand is an independent entertainment company specializing in the distribution of quality, review-, and festival-driven motion pictures. Who is Strand? Jon Gerrans and Marcus Hu, co-presidents; Gail Blumenthal, V.P. distribution; Rajeev Malhotra, manager, sales and booking; Giovana Driussi, director of acquisitions; and Victor Syrmis, co-president, Strand/New Oz Productions. Total number of… Read more »

Funder FAQ: IFFCON

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What is IFFCON? IFFCON is an annual conference in San Francisco with a dual purpose: to educate filmmakers about financing independent films in today’s global marketplace, and to facilitate direct contact between independent filmmakers and international financiers, commissioning editors, co-producers, and distributors. When and why did it come into being? Michael Ehrenzweig and I [Wendy… Read more »

Funder FAQ: New York State Council on the Arts

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What is the New York State Council on the Arts? Long recognized for its leadership role, the New York State Council on the Arts takes particular care in its support of the media arts and assists virtually every aspect of film, video, radio, audio, installation work, and web-based/computer projects. The Council’s Individual Artists Program and… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: Shadow Distribution

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What is Shadow Distribution? Shadow’s a small distribution company specializing in hand-crafted releases of specialized films. Who is Shadow? Ken Eisen, president; Alan Sanborn, vice president; Sam Sanborn, vice president, Promotion & Publicity Total number of employees: Six. How, when, and why did Shadow come into being? Shadow was founded by the co-directors of Railroad… Read more »

Distributor Profile: Shadow Distribution

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What is Shadow Distribution? Shadow is a small distribution company specializing in hand-crafted releases of specialized films. Who is Shadow? Ken Eisen, president; Alan Sanborn, vice president; Sam Sanborn, vice president, Promotion & Publicity. Total number of employees: Six. How, when, and why did Shadow come into being? Shadow was founded by the co-directors of… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: Atomfilms.com

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What is AtomFilms.com? Atom is a next generation entertainment company that specializes in the best short films and animations from all over the world. It’s the coolest place for consumers to see up-and-coming and established artists. Why do you consider yourselves distributors? We actually consider ourselves marketers and entertainment innovators, but we do license content… Read more »

Point of No Return: On-line Film Festivals, Showcases & Distributors

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The Bit Screen www.thebitscreen.com Launched: July 1998 Plug-ins required: RealPlayer Audience (per month): 100,000 page views, download totals unavailable. Contact: Druid Media, Box 343, Narberth, PA 19072; (610) 664-6945; info@druidmedia .com "It’s really not about distributing films over the Internet," says Bit Screen creator Nora Barry. "To me, it’s a completely new art form." On-line… Read more »

Selling Online: It's the Distributor, Stupid

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For self-publishers everywhere–whether they’re activists, advocates, renegade film critics, or opinionated cranks–you can’t beat the web for access and reach. All you need is an idea and an ISP, and your work is available, globally. Meanwhile, the recent emergence of online bazaars like eBay have made it possible for anyone to sell anything (while making… Read more »

ATOMFILMS.com

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What is AtomFilms.com? Atom is a next generation entertainment company that specializes in the best short films and animation from all over the world. It’s the coolest place for consumers to see up-and-coming and established artists. Why do you consider yourselves distributors? We actually consider ourselves marketers and entertainment innovators, but we do license content… Read more »

Funder FAQ: The Foundation Center

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What is www.foundationcenter.org? The Foundation Center’s Web site [www.fdncenter.org, or www.foundationcenter.org—both will take you there] is “Your gateway to philanthropy on the World Wide Web.” When and why did the Foundation Center come into being? The Foundation Center was founded in 1956 as a library and independent information resource, emerging from Congressional McCarthy-era hearings about… Read more »