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NYT | Indie Films, Coming to a Small Screen Near You

By Indiewire | Indiewire May 25, 2008 at 9:26AM

"More than 3,600 independent features were submitted to the Sundance Film Festival this year, a record driven by inexpensive digital equipment and an abundance of film financing. But only a couple hundred of those movies will ever be distributed in theaters. Does that mean that almost 90 percent of indies have zero value," wonders Brooks Barnes in The New York Times, taking a closer look at the emerging Cinetic Rights Management business.
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"More than 3,600 independent features were submitted to the Sundance Film Festival this year, a record driven by inexpensive digital equipment and an abundance of film financing. But only a couple hundred of those movies will ever be distributed in theaters. Does that mean that almost 90 percent of indies have zero value," wonders Brooks Barnes in The New York Times, taking a closer look at the emerging Cinetic Rights Management business.

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