FoF Live: Joshua Topolsky Rounds Up Industry Leaders to Talk Film Distribution
Joshua Topolsky (Editor in Chief, The Verge) hosted Richard Wellerstein (AT&T U-Verse), Mike Imbesi (Comcast), Avner Ronen (Boxee) and Kristin Jones (Vuguru) at 92YTribeca to diagnose problems and identify opportunities in the digital distribution world. Here's the full discussion and selected highlights from the panel, which took place on April 22nd as part of Tribeca's Future of Film Live series.
Here's the full panel:
On indie filmmakers creating word-of-mouth marketing to compete with big studios:
On whether to focus on DVD sales or On Demand:
On how online distributors can take more risks ("There is no internet jail."):
This Future of Film Live was filmed before a live audience on April 22nd, 2013 at 92YTribeca during the Tribeca Film Festival. Watch clips from the entire series here.