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EDGE: Farewell to the ‘quality’ film

It’s not just armchair fawning over the good old days… studios are closing down the “prestige” divisions which could lead to 40% fewer films released during the ever important “award season”. …Film-releases.com, which tracks openings, has announced that American distributors are scheduled to release 40 percent fewer films from now until December — the time Read MoreRead More

Trailer: My Life In Ruins

From Nia Vardalos, writer and star of MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, comes the hilarious comedy MY LIFE IN RUINS. Georgia (Nia Vardalos) has lost her kefi (Greek for “mojo”). Discouraged by her lack of direction in life, she works as a travel guide, leading a rag-tag group of tourists as she tries to show Read MoreRead More

Niche Documentaries thrive on Internet

Here is a great article in Variety by Anne Thompson on new ways of marketing and distributing niche documentaries. The focuses of the article is mainly on “In the Crease” and “Kicking It,” two sports documentaries. …In March 2005, Matt Gannon and Michael Sarner, former acquisition and marketing execs at Fox Searchlight and United Artists, Read MoreRead More