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Documentary Landscapes
A look at documentary filmmaking practices and how they're evolving
Curated by Justin Nalepa
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Why Zach Braff's Film Going to Cannes Shows the Future of Film Financing

Why Zach Braff's Film Going to Cannes Shows the Future of Film Financing | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

Colin Brown:  "Welcome to the indie world’s new arithmetic, a film financing revolution for which Braff has become the inadvertent poster-child through his committed embrace of crowdfunding" ...


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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, May 30, 2013 4:22 AM

"For some reason crowd donations have come to be characterized as replacement film financing for private equity. In truth, those pledges are really another iteration of soft money, one that comes with the added bonus of indicating future audience demand [with infographic from Slated]" ...

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How Social Media and Viral Marketing are Saving the Film Industry [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Social Media and Viral Marketing are Saving the Film Industry [INFOGRAPHIC] | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

Anita Li:  "An infographic reveals how the film industry is using social media and viral marketing to compensate for declining ticket sales."


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Justin Nalepa's insight:

In applying this to documentary filmmaking, I think the "Varied Monetization" section to be particularly interesting. As most documentary films don't have a very long or wide release in theatres, exploring other venues for splitting up the rights to your project may prove to be a more successful and lucrative option for most independent filmmakers. 

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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, December 20, 2012 9:38 PM

Awesome infographic to show how the declining film industry is fighting back!

Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, December 23, 2012 11:23 PM

Gr8 Infographics on how Documentary films are using Technology

Maree Lockie's curator insight, October 8, 2013 7:49 PM

Interesting short infographic illustrating how Hollywood is compensating for declining ticket sales (because of the rise of online piracy) through the use of social media and viral marketing. Gives some nice examples of how movies are using social media to generate interest, demand screenings in their local areas and increase engagement. Our own Air NZ's Hobbit safety video even gets a mention!