Digital Movie Distribution For Independent Producers
Many independent filmmakers (myself included) and movie distributors have relied on DVD sales to survive. With DVD sales in a steady decline that revenue source is drying up fast. It might be premature to pronounce DVD dead as format, but it is fading.
With DVD sales in a slump independent filmmakers and distributors are adrift at sea waiting for a lifeboat to rescue them. That lifeboat is digital movie distribution. Slice Of Americana Films has jumped on board by signing a deal with Gravitas Ventures, a company that is focused on digital movie distribution. How does digital movie distribution differ from traditional distribution?
In my view traditional distribution is modeled on old ways of doing business. The biggest downside for independent filmmakers is the length of contract they have to commit to. Some distribution deals for are long as