The Motion Picture Association of America filed suit against RealNetworks to stop the sale of software that allowed copying of DVDs. Wired is reporting that a federal judge has ruled that the software likely violates the Digital Millemnium Copyright Act and has barred RealNetworks from further sales. From Judge Renews Decision Barring Sale of DVD-Copying […]

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I have to thank Mitchell Block for his remarks on my post of Peter Broderick’s indieWIRE article. It prompted me to look at the discussion/reaction to the article on other blogs (I’m behind on my feed reader!). Karina wonders what’s new with what he is saying – probably not much, but for filmmakers who are […]

I’m a bit late in pointing to this, but if you haven’t read it, I’d suggest you do so. Distribution consultant Peter Broderick posted a two-part article on indieWIRE during Independent Film Week that is, in essence, a primer on the changing distribution landscape for independent film. Unlike the rants and raves we’ve been seeing […]

I’m not trying to be sassy about this at all (ok, the post title is a bit…), but I just read Jonathan Marlow’s excellent column at GreenCine, The Didn’t Build Their Sales Model For You. It reads to me as a good summary of where things have been for last couple of years in film […]

Eek! Where have I been? I hate to keep saying it but after Sundance, I was sick for a week and am still catching up. Leave the garden untended for two weeks and the weeds are uncontrollable! But, I know my filmmaker friends have all been there during production, so I won’t worry too much.

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