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A group of innovative filmmakers in Sydney launched an exciting new initiative today, the first step towards financing their feature project independently of the ATO offset or government funding. Calling the method the 135 Project, it’s a creative exercise in crowd-sourcing. Read More »

There’s a growing trend to release films across multiple media platforms on the same day. Sounds fair enough in a time when entertainment is enjoyed in many different formats, but does it make sense for smaller indie films like it does for studio films? Read More »

DIY is the new catchphrase in indie film distribution. DIY means different things to different people. This post will run through some of the tools used in DIY distribution and introduce you to some filmmakers who are already doing it.

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The web series industry has seen more change in the last six months than in the last six years. I mentioned last week that Hulu has entered the market, and over the course of this week we learned Fox’s digital studio 15Gigs has inked a deal with indie web series distribution portal My Damn Channel. Read More »

Not quite, but we’re inching closer. Reading a great post on Tubefilter a few days ago I had the distinct sense of what it feels like to be in the last stages of a roller coaster climb, before roaring down the other side. Hulu, the online distribution channel created through joint venture by Fox, NBC and ABC in 2007, has entered the original online content market. Until now Hulu has run shows that first appeared on TV and syndicated hosting through other sites, but has had no feasible revenue model.

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