“This article is a sequel to my report, “Welcome to the New World of Distribution,” which was published exactly a year ago in indieWIRE. Since the report appeared, the Old World of Distribution has continued to decline.
Filmmakers making Old World deals (in which they give all of their distribution rights to one company for up to 25 years) are ending up dissatisfied. Producers and directors who succeeded in the Old World are now telling me that the traditional distribution system is broken and that they are determined to find a new approach.”
Read this article from Peter Broderick.