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10 fascinating facts about indie films that will blow your mind

  • Posted by Petrus Malherbe
  • On 2017-06-21
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  • bill murray, blair witch project, bryan singer, ellen burstyn, ethan hawke, facts, film, independent film, indie, john ottman, little miss sunchine, movies, sofia coppola, terminator
We all love a good movie. That joyous feeling of sitting back with a bucket of salty popcorn and being swept away to a different world for an hour or two. But these amazing facts about some of your favourite indies will blow your mind.
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10 independently produced movies that became massive blockbusters

  • Posted by Petrus Malherbe
  • On 2017-06-14
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  • box office, income, independent filmmaking, money, movies, profits, return on investment
It’s no secret that movies can be darn expensive to produce. And in an age where the average cost of a film now exceeds $100 million, it’s worthwhile to remember that the bigger the budget does not necessarily lead to bigger profit margins.
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As more unaired episodes leak, Netflix continues the war on piracy

  • Posted by Petrus Malherbe
  • On 2017-06-05
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  • ABC, Disney, hackers, hacking, Netflix, orange is the new black, piracy, technology
On Monday, the ominous hacking group TheDarkOverlord returned with a bang when it announced the release of eight episodes of the still-unaired TV show Steve Harvey’s Funderdome on The Pirate Bay.
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Some of the biggest pre-release movie leaks ever

  • Posted by Petrus Malherbe
  • On 2017-05-19
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  • film, filmmaking, leaks, piracy, pre-release, screeners
Though it doesn't happen often, a lot have movies have leaked to file sharing sites weeks, sometimes even months before their official release date.
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[Podcast] Easily protect your digital creative work with Custos

  • Posted by Petrus Malherbe
  • On 2017-05-04
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  • bitcoin, media, piracy, podcast
Custos Media Technologies develops cutting edge digital content distribution solutions that allows content owners to distribute, manage, and protect sensitive media. The company was recently profiled on Cape Talk, a prominent commercial radio station in Cape Town, South Africa. Listen here to co-founder and COO, Fred Lutz, explain how Custos’ technology can protect your digital […]
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Three things to consider when distributing your indie film online

  • Posted by Petrus Malherbe
  • On 2017-04-20
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  • Amazon, distribution, independent filmmaking, influencers, iTunes, movies, video on demand
    First, a warning: DVD distribution is dead. Despite the odd DVD rental store scattered around your home town, the days of physically sending your film to prospective buyers and industry influencers are over. Done. Out of the thousands of films produced every year, only a handful will garner theatrical distribution. The rise in […]
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