How Forest Whitaker And Two Film Buffs Are... →
“JuntoBox Films, co-chaired by Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker and indy maker Phillipe Caland, gives aspiring writers and directors a chance to build their ideas on a social platform with one serious incentive: JuntoBox will produce five of those proposed films a year with a total of $2.5 million in funding.”
Distribs focus on niche opportunities →
“Focus World targets titles with good digital potential but whose projected B.O. grosses may not justify the required P&A spend of a large theatrical release.” YES. “Instead, the label has come up with creative ways for high-profile Focus titles to benefit Focus World pics, all within the low-cost digital space. That helps solve the promotional challenges associated with...
Welcome to the Era of Relationship TV →
digitalwatercooler: TIME is talking social TV as part of their SXSW coverage: “From DVR to Netflix streaming, technology has the changed the business of the TV industry; now the push towards transmedia has content creators dreaming up new and creative ways of forging relationships with fans.” Last Chance Kitchen is featured front and centre - Bravo, Bravo! Also: “During a Saturday...
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