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Film London selects Audience on Demand projects

24 June 2013 4:53 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

A total of 12 projects selected for training addressing the changing face of distribution.Scroll down for full list of projects

Film London has revealed the 12 projects participating in Audience on Demand, the training and mentorship programme addressing the changing face of feature film distribution.

Details of the successful film-makers and projects were unveiled at The Future of Independent Distribution event at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, which featured a case study on Film London Microwave’s Borrowed Time, currently preparing for a self funded direct distribution UK release on August 16.

Audience on Demand, funded by Creative Skillset and run in partnership with Creative England, is a three-month pilot programme that mixes classroom and one-on-one sessions alongside dedicated mentoring from top industry experts.

For emerging UK talent with a completed first or second feature, a key aspect of the programme is a marketing and distribution plan created by Iris Lamprecht (Film Tiki). This enables the participating teams to develop »

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Crowdfunding Friday: Being Frank, Dreck and Among The Sleep

2 May 2013 8:41 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Feature Ryan Lambie 3 May 2013 - 06:18

In the first of a regular series, we share a few of the worthy, geek-friendly crowdfunding projects we've stumbled on this week...

Getting any creative project off the ground is a difficult proposition in the current financial climate, particularly if that project happens to be something potentially expensive like movie making or game development.

Thankfully, Kickstarter - and the assorted other crowdfunding services - has created something of a revolution for all kinds of artists and filmmakers, with the funding of generous internet dwellers used to fund everything from whimsical bus shelters to movies to theatrical productions to card games. It's a remarkable platform for new talent; the only problem being that, with so many projects appearing on the Kickstarter site every week, it's sometimes difficult to keep track of them all.

So from this week onwards, we plan to bring you a regular »

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