Advice for Indie Filmmakers: Peter Broderick Video Q&A
This interview is in three segments. I've tried to indicate the topics we cover in each one.
Part 1 (8:00 running time)
Topics: The Cannes Film Festival, and whether attendees in 2007 were thinking about digital distribution channels. Broderick's favorite film at the festival. IFC's First Take multi-channel releasing strategy, and their acquisitions at the festival. Also: iTunes, Jaman, and Joost.
Part 2 (15:10 running time)
Topics: Film financing, including Internet-based efforts by documentarian Robert Greenwald, DrinkMePictures.com, and IndieGoGo.com. Also: Peter's recommendations about the best way for filmmakers to sell DVDs online.
Part 3 (8:50 running time)
Topics: How to market indie films online. Creating various versions of a film for distribution. The shift from selling DVDs to digital downloads. Also: 'The Secret,' Breakthrough Distribution, Joost, AppleTV, and affiliate programs.