It’s official, says Kellie Ann Benz, short films have arrived

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The corporate world is beginning to recognize the value filmmakers can add to their brand and international short film distribution remains strong.

I Declare War gets distribution in US and Canada

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I Declare War has been picked up for distribution by Drafthouse Films in the U.S. and Phase 4 Films in Canada.

Cybercrime thriller Cybergeddon premieres online

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Cybergeddon, the feature film produced by Anthony Leo is premiering online at Yahoo!

Kellie Ann Benz looks at building your online presence

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Let’s say you’ve finessed your good idea into a polished script. You’re getting buy-in from people around you. This project looks like it’s going to go ahead. You start thinking cast, keys, location and of course, solving the mystery of

Trevor Anderson’s High Level Bridge gets exclusive distribution deal

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Huge congrats to Trevor Anderson (NSI Drama Prize) whose short film The High Level Bridge has been licensed for exclusive Canadian distribution by CBC for TV, On Demand and internet rights.

An Insignificant Harvey picked up by Shoreline Entertainment

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An Insignificant Harvey by Jeff Kopas (NSI Features First) was picked up by Shoreline Entertainment for U.S and international sales representation at the American Film Market. Stars Kristin Adams, Jordan Prentice, Art Hindle and Steven McCarthy. Executive producer is Don

Short film Adam Avenger picked up by Sundance Channel

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The short film Adam Avenger co-produced by Jordana Aarons (NSI Totally Television), was picked up by the Sundance Channel.

Video: New models of film marketing, finance and distribution in the digital era (3)

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Jon Reiss talks about the importance of rights issues in the digital space including streaming video.

Video: New models of film marketing, finance and distribution in the digital era (2)

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David Geertz talks about his crowdfunding platform the Biracy Project.

Marketing and distributing your film – why you should create a crew position to handle this work

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In his book Think Outside the Box Office filmmaker Jon Reiss introduces the idea of a new crew position: Producer of marketing and distribution. If you haven’t had a chance to pick up a copy of Jon’s book, check out

Video: New models of film marketing, finance and distribution in the digital era (1)

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Three experts from the international film community discuss new ways to connect an audience to your film.

Need a film festival strategy? Kellie Ann Benz helps out

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Kellie Ann Benz explains where to submit your short film and gives a little advice about how to handle the festival submission process.