Peter Broderick on Old World vs. New World Distribution
Peter Broderick has written a great piece called "Welcome to the New World of Distribution."
What's important is that it urges filmmakers who believe that traditional distribution is broken -- and are finding it hard to figure out how they'll earn a return -- to try something different. The new world can be dangerous, and there aren't safe routes to success. "But for all the obstacles and dangers," Broderick writes, "there are unparalleled opportunities." One of the best: controlling your own destiny.
The chart at right is from Broderick's piece.