Film marketer Sheri Candler calls in from the 2011 Sundance Film Festival to talk about some of the things she’s experienced on opening night. We also talk about SnagFilms and their growing bank account and future plans to distribute indie films. (8)
This episode was almost going to be a 2 part-er, but I didn’t want to split up our conversation with this week’s guest Sheri Candler. We talk about her trip to this year’s Cannes Film Festival, crowdfunding, PMD’s, and other marketing and distribution woes and solutions. This program is not to be missed! (5)
On May 11th, 2010 film producer Ted Hope posted on this blog 38 More Ways The Film Industry Is Failing. This should be considered, amongst other things, to be a direct response to that article. I will not deny that there are many obstacles facing the indie community. But film history has shown time and […]
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