GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – THE 2014 SUMMER BOX OFFICE GOES ON VACATION

Welcome to Going Bionic, #224. Today we’re discussing the epically shitty summer box office of 2014.



Posted on July 22, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: THE STRANGE WOMAN

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil genuflects before a screen beauty…



Posted on July 18, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 212: BLISSFUL NOSTALGIA

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, the clerks reminisce on a classically cheesy flick from the ’80s that pits children against classical monsters, and there’s nothing wrong with that whatsoever… nope…



Posted on July 16, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – BUSINESS PLANS – FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Most investors cut checks on market probabilities, not once-in-a-generation possibilities…



Posted on July 15, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: THE MAGNIFICENT TWO

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil picks up a forgotten British romp…



Posted on July 11, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 211: FIRST IMPRESSIONS…

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, we continue with the theme of Mr. Bay summer popcorn flicks by giving our initial reaction to the upcoming “Teenage Alien… sorry… MUTANT Ninja Turtles” flick based on the latest trailer…



Posted on July 9, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC – DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – ANOTHER READER Q&A!

Today we’re reaching into to our mailbag and answering a handful of questions on casting an indie film.



Posted on July 8, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: THE LOTTERY

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil casts the first stone…



Posted on July 4, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 210: AGE OF EXTENSION

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, we look at the extended effects on the visuals of Michael Bay’s newest chapter to the giant transformable robot battles…



Posted on July 2, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – MANAGING EXPECTATIONS PART 3

Today we’re continuing our series on Managing Expectations with an emphasis on what to expect from international distribution. While the simplest answer would be to expect “very little to nothing” unless your film is embedded with a serious amount of star power, that answer is a bit too simple….



Posted on July 1, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: THE THIEF AND THE COBBLER

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil considers a legendary unfinished animated epic…



Posted on June 27, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 209: FIND NEW CLOUDS

Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, a new plot brews like the Sea Between…or maybe it’s just something confusing, who’s to say…



Posted on June 25, 2014 by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – MANAGING EXPECTATIONS, PART 2

Today we’re continuing our series on Managing Expectations by focusing on what to expect out of your first project. While some “first projects” are what dreams are made of, most are nightmares that turn into comical war stories years after the fact…



Posted on June 24, 2014 by

THE BOOTLEG FILES: MAKING A LIVING

Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil recalls a disastrous movie debut…



Posted on June 20, 2014 by

DIGITAL CELLULOID – ISSUE 208: R.I.P GIGER

This week, you know, A little late on this one, but hey, no dick jokes. We’re classy like that…



Posted on June 18, 2014 by

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