Articles Tagged Distribution

Funder FAQ: Soros Documentary Fund

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What is the Open Society Institute and what is your relationship to it? The Soros Documentary Fund (SDF) is a program of the Open Society Institute (OSI). It is one of many programs that operate under OSI and are funded by philanthropist George Soros. OSI is a private operating and grantmaking foundation that seeks to… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: University of California Extension

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University of California extension 2000 Center St., 4th fl., Berkeley, CA 94704; (510) 642-1340 or 643-2788; fax: (510) 643-9271; cmil@uclink.berkeley.edu; www-cmil.unex.berkeley.edu/media/; contacts: Dan Bickley and Kate Spohr What is the University of California Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning (CMIL)? We are the educational media distribution agency of the University of California. We distribute… Read more »

thefutureishere.com

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Documentary filmmakers often struggle for years doing whatever it takes to finish our labors of love, only to find one roadblock after another thrown up between the completed work and the audience we know is out there. Now comes the Internet, with its extraordinary power to target and reach potential viewers, as well as broadband,… Read more »

Cast Off Your Costumes!

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My desk is festooned with the fruits of two previous Independent Feature Film Markets: a cupful of pens, buttons, a mousepad, a key ring. And that’s not counting the baseball caps and t-shirts that are given out by filmmakers each September to promote their work. Navigating the IFFM can be bewildering for newcomers. But the… Read more »

The Cinema Guild

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What is The Cinema Guild? We are a well-established (in business over 25 years) “full-service” distributor of motion pictures in all markets—theatrical, nontheatrical, television, and home video—and are thereby able to oversee the release of a film and maximize its commercial potential throughout its entire distribution career. Who is The Cinema Guild? Philip and Mary-Ann… Read more »

Funder FAQ: The Aperture Film Grant

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When and why did the Aperture Film Grant come into being? I [Lewis] was raising money to shoot my own short film, and I thought that doing so under a nonprofit umbrella would make the process easier. This did not turn out to be the case, but a friend, Eric Taras, suggested that a nonprofit… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: V Tape

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What is V tape? V tape is an information and distribution system for mediaworks by artists and independents. We are strongly committed to the medium of video and media artworks—to their cataloging, their exhibition, their distribution, their preservation, and their future. V tape is actively involved in the continuous evolution of information technologies, seeking new… Read more »

V Tape

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What is V tape? V tape is an information and distribution system for mediaworks by artists and independents. We are strongly committed to the medium of video and media artworks—to their cataloging, their exhibition, their distribution, their preservation, and their future. V tape is actively involved in the continuous evolution of information technologies, seeking new… Read more »

Funder FAQ: Experimental Television Center

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When and why did the Experimental Television Center (ETC) come into being? ETC was founded in 1971, an outgrowth of a media access program established by Ralph Hocking at Binghamton University in 1969. The center’s original programs involved individuals from the arts, education, and regional community in activities that included access to portable video equipment… Read more »