Technology Good News & Bad News for Indie Films

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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The Scary Fate of Pre-Sale Deposits

The Scary Fate of Pre-Sale Deposits

When it comes to the fate of foreign presale deposits in packaging a film’s financing, foreign sales as an institution are not in jeopardy, but the terms and conditions for the standard 20% deposit from the foreign buyers is.

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