Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Cartoon Shows Filmmakers The Right Social Media Strategy

Sheri Candler wrote a post aptly titled,  “Are you brave enough to shun social media?”  It is a must read for any filmmaker. Sheri develops and executes effective marketing campaigns for movies and works to help film artists gather their … Continue reading

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Can Indie Film Achieve a Network Effect?

In a recent post entitled Networks And The Enterprise, Fred Wilson explains how his firm Union Square Ventures invests in networks. He included this line. My uber goal of writing this post is to explain that the wired and mobile … Continue reading

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“These pictures, by now familiar to the Court, remain the basic story of our case.”

The verdict on the Apple–Samsung lawsuit was delivered last Friday afternoon.  Many people are weighing in with verdicts on the verdict.  Some proclaim the end of innovation, others proclaim it is about to begin. Some try to pick the winners … Continue reading

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Movie Theaters Should Think Like Netflix

This piece appeared on the Future of Film blog in April of 2011 and was by far the most successful post (measured by traffic, comments, tweets and likes) during the blog’s first year of existence.  It is a “what if” … Continue reading

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