China's increased film quota is opening up more doors for independents.
As the six Hollywood majors chant the tentpoles-and-franchises mantra, coin has been flowing toward the indie sector to fund mid-range films.
The launch of SVOD services by Netflix and Lovefilm has created a divide between the haves and the have-nots among the U.K.'s indie distributors.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Weekend:$24.5M
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Weekend:$16.6M
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Weekend:$8.0M Disney
Gravitas Ventures and Variance Films are teaming to acquire and co-release seven to eight independent films a year theatrically in the U.S. and Canada and on VOD.
As the 32nd American Film Market wraps, the indie sector is feeling optimistic about the Hollywood studios' move away from mid-budget projects, though sellers are feeling the pinch from worldwide…
Bullishness is back in the indie world.
When a nonprofit film producer hits the jackpot at Sundance, filmmakers may benefit, but not in a traditional way.
Reports of the death of New York independent filmmaking have been greatly exaggerated.
The increasingly profitable business of distributing Brazilian pics at home is shifting from the hands of majors based in the country to local indie distribs, a trend that is expected to continue in…
Traditionally, U.S. indie drama plays better at home than abroad.