Tag Archives: indieWIRE

How Virtual Cinema Could Help Arthouses Secure Their Future in 7 Easy Steps

I wrote the following article, which ran in Indiewire on July 1st. Here it is in its entirety, with a couple of added points at the end… As a believer and crusader for the theatrical experience, the closure of movie … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Independent Film, Technology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Master Class: Independent Film Financing

Last week, I moderated a master class on Independent Film Financing at the IFP’s Independent Film Conference. The panelists were Nekisa Cooper, producer of “Pariah,” Philipp Engelhorn, founder of Cinereach, Pat Kaufman, the Executive Director of the New York State Film Office, Richard … Continue reading

Posted in Independent Film | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Looking Back at the Last 15 Years of Distribution

The video below is of a panel that I participated in last weekend at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. It was in honor of the 15th anniversary of indieWIRE and the idea was to reflect on the changes that … Continue reading

Posted in Independent Film | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

10 (9 actually) Responses to the Issues Brought Up at the “Indie Film Summit”

Thanks to MOMA and indieWIRE, some 60 or so representatives of the “indie” film world got together yesterday to discuss the state of the business. A tip of the cap is due to Eugene Hernandez and Anne Thompson for their … Continue reading

Posted in Independent Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

10 Reasons Why I Can’t Write a 10 Best List

The offer from indieWIRE to publish 10 best lists from industry types and bloggers is a wonderful thing. The more voices we have out there, the less we are enslaved to the conventional critical wisdom. So why haven’t I posted … Continue reading

Posted in Independent Film | Tagged , , | 1 Comment