Posts By: John Rodzvilla

Distributor FAQ: Third World Newsreel

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What is Third World Newsreel? Third World Newsreel is a nonprofit, multicultural media arts organization that fosters the creation, appreciation, and dissemination of independent film and video made by and about people of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, and social justice media. This includes distribution, production, training, programming, and exhibition services which reach local,… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: The Sync

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What is The Sync? The Sync is an Internet broadcasting company. We provide streaming audio and video services to businesses and have original content on our site for Internet users. Why do you consider yourselves distributors? We consider ourselves distributors because we make it possible for viewers all over the world to watch films, videos,… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: Video Data Bank

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What is the Video Data Bank? The Video Data Bank (VDB) is a nonprofit that has assembled and distributes one of the largest collections of videos on and about artists. This collection of over 5,000 titles is housed at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). We handle the work of about 270… Read more »

First Look Pictures/Overseas Filmgroup

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First Look Pictures/Overseas Filmgroup, 8800 Sunset Blvd., Suite 302, Los Angeles, CA 90069; (310) 855-1199; fax: 855-0719 What is First Look? First Look Pictures (FLP) was established in 1990 to assist producers in the development and packaging of new projects. In 1993, FLP created a theatrical distribution division to package, finance, and distribute theatrical motion… Read more »

NEA Survives Act II; Final Curtain for Jane Alexander

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Conservative lawmakers lost their latest bid to kill the National Endowment for the Arts in late October as the House and Senate passed an appropriations bill containing $98 million for the agency in fiscal 1998. The victory was not only a significant accomplishment for Chairperson Jane Alexander, who had been wrestling with Congress since early… Read more »