GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – THINGS THE 2014 EMMYS REVEALED

Since the 66th annual Emmy Awards just concluded, today is the perfect time to discuss a few key trends that emerged from last night’s results.

Posted on August 26, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY: INTERNATIONAL BOX OFFICE ROUND-UP!

Today we’re taking a peek into what films are dominating the international box office…

Posted on August 19, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – FIVE INDIE FILMMAKER FAUX PAS TO AVOID!

Today we’re discussing a handful of faux pas that independent filmmakers commonly make while creating their cinematic offerings. These colossal mishaps occur time and time again, regardless of the genre or the filmmaker’s country of origin.

Posted on August 12, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY” ORBITS AUGUST BOX OFFICE RECORDS

Today we’re discussing the surprisingly solid launch of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and how its stellar numbers may alter summer release strategies in the future…

Posted on August 5, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic, News by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – THE RISE AND RISE OF COMIC-CON!

Today we’re discussing Comic-Con. Born on March 21, 1970 in San Diego, when about 100 people showed up for a one-day event, Comic-Con has grown into an eclectic, four-day marketing sensation that houses 130,000 people and produces over 600 events…

Posted on July 29, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by

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 in Features, Going Bionic 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 in Features, Going Bionic 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 in Features, Going Bionic 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 in Features, Going Bionic 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 in Features, Going Bionic by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – MANAGING EXPECTATIONS, PART 1!

Don’t beat yourself up over how long things are taking, because film careers are like fine wines; they take years of aging to
become amazing…

Posted on June 17, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – WHAT ‘EDGE OF TOMORROW’ TELLS US TODAY!

Time and time again, I find myself telling my filmmaker friends to pay attention international sales, since the income earned overseas usually surpasses the money their film will make domestically….

Posted on June 10, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – MALEFICENT THE MAGNIFICENT!

Today we’re paying homage to “Maleficent,” the $180 million dollar budgeted Angelina Jolie starrer that became the Queen Bee at the box office over the weekend…

Posted on June 3, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – CANNES 2014 FILM FESTIVAL & FILM MARKET WRAP-UP!

Today we’re corralling key happenings during the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival as well as the 54th annual Cannes Film Market. So, here’s what we learned at Cannes over the past few weeks!

Posted on May 27, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by

GOING BIONIC: DISTRIBUTING INDEPENDENT FILMS INTERNATIONALLY – SILENT DISCO NIGHT (QUIETLY) ROCKS CANNES!

With my embarrassingly true history of loving 1970’s Disco aside, Silent Disco Night circa 2014 was an unquestionably hip moment in time during the Cannes Film Festival.

Posted on May 24, 2014 in Features, Going Bionic by

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