Nice director interview with Joshua Overbay, who made 'As It Is In Heaven&#3…

Nice director interview with Joshua Overbay, who made 'As It Is In Heaven'.

He talks about raising money with kickstarter and producing a low-budget (mid budget in my opinion!) film.

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Lionsgate inks a deal with Alibaba(!) in China to do film distribution.

Lionsgate inks a deal with Alibaba(!) in China to do film distribution.

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Lionsgate Pacts With Alibaba for China Streaming Service. Alibaba is working on a New York IPO that could be the biggest tech listing in history and has been expanding rapidly into the entertainment industry. FTA can act as your Chinese Celebrity Agency and help you contact book any Chinese …

Interesting article about how things are changing even at the top of the food ch…

Interesting article about how things are changing even at the top of the food chain.

EXCLUSIVE: Harvey Weinstein Explains How ‘Snowpiercer’ Became a Gamechanger, We Crunch Theater vs. VOD Numbers
Thirty years in, Harvey Weinstein knows the distribution business. While he’s a wily theatrical animal who knows when to spend big on a wide release and when to dump a movie, he took a radical route with Bong Joon-ho’s action adventure “Snowpiercer,” starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton, seizing the chance to try something new. Weinstein’s decision to open the movie via subsidiary RADiUS with a video-on-demand release two weeks after its releas…

Interesting story of trying to save an old cinema in Cape Town

The NAME of the cinema might trigger some NSFW filters…. but, still a noble campaign.

I am not sure what side of the digital vs film fence I come down on, but, I love old movie houses and definitely think they should be kept going! 

Online campaign to save iconic Cape Town cinema | TechCentral
The Labia Theatre, an institution among cinemagoers in Cape Town, is in trouble and is turning to the Internet for help. Beginning this Thursday and running for 45 days, the four-auditorium Labia

Indie filmmakers can't get a break! Welsh(!) horror movie (!!) Soulmate is up…

Indie filmmakers can't get a break! Welsh(!) horror movie (!!) Soulmate is up against the BBFC.

BANNED: Soulmate is the Welsh movie that became a video nasty by mistake
The low-budget ghost story – which was shot in the Brecon Beacons – has fallen foul of the British Board of Film Classification censors

Pretty and amazing GoPro footage shot with a quadcopter

I think that this innovation can add incredible 'production values' to lo-no budget films. 

Imagine the opening credits to your film being this. A sure-fire audience wow.

Quad's with a gimbal for stability are an interesting camera option, even for dramas, to get a unique look and feel. Google around for some great quad footage.

Of course, I can't stress enough how out of the loop I am, so maybe this is common place!

Interesting article about one director's experience of releasing his film

He does ignore the fact that maybe, just maybe, the film is not so good, which can't help.

Releasing Your Feature Film on YouTube
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