Sundance 2008 Acquisitions Begin

BY CYNDI GREENING, PARK CITY, UTAH (CINEMA MINIMA) — Festival 2008 is full under sail and the acquisitions have begun. Given the Writer’s Strike and the possibility of a future with limited purchase options, there is some expectation that the mini-major studios and distributors such as Sony Pictures Classics, Magnolia Pictures and IFC Films will … Read This Story

Sundance Prep: Discussing Distribution

BY CYNDI GREENING. MESA, ARIZONA (CINEMA MINIMA) — Seven days until the 2008 Sundance Film Festival begins. A couple hundred films will be screened in the shadow of the Wasatch range and many of them will acquire distribution during the festival. Distribution is the “holy grail” of independent filmmaking. Elusive and extremely difficult to secure, … Read This Story