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Indie Film Producers and Financiers Praise VOD

Monday, June 06, 2016   (0 Comments)
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From Deadline:

The panel of indie distributors and financiers agreed that VOD has been a boonto indie filmmakers. "You have to be nimble today, ” saidMolly Smith, Partner, Black Label Media. "You have to ride the theatrical wave andyou need to pull back and find a life in the VOD space.”

"VOD helps mitigate the risk,” saidJonathan Saba, VP of Marketing, Saban Films.

Daniel Hammond, CCO, Broad Green Pictures, said, "VOD is a part of the business today,” beforeadding a reassuring"The sky has been failing for a couple of years now.”

On the other hand,Andrew Karpen, CEO of Bleecker Street Media, argued that there is still a very strong market for movie-goers 35 and older in theatrical.

"I don’t think the sky is falling,” he said "It’s easier to make films than ever before and yes there are more options for consumers to view movies than ever before”.

- Read the full article at Deadline.com



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