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    Eugene Hernandez: "I want it like I wrote it."

    New York, NY, November 2, 2009 -- This week: Miramax, Madonna, and Michael Jackson.

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    Eugene Hernandez: "Precious," $1 Million or $100 Million?

    New York, NY, October 26, 2009 -- The folks at film sales and financing company Cinetic Media have an infamous parlour game they play in advance of a film opening in theaters. John Sloss and his colleagues each try to predict a movie's theatrical box office. Clearly, the big film they'll be prognost...

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    Gordon Paddison: Moviegoers 2010

    The Moviegoers 2010 research study, from Stradella Road, is intended to provide film marketers with actionable insights into how to best reach movie consumers over the next decade. It was presented on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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    Eugene Hernandez: Critics (still) Matter

    New York, NY, October 12, 2009 -- Filmmaker Antonio Campos reads his reviews. Since debuting his first feature "Afterschool" at last year's Cannes Film Festival and later screening at the New York Film Festival, among others, he's been closely following polarized reactions to the film. Now, a week i...

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    Eugene Hernandez: Is There a Doctor in the House?

    New York, NY, October 5, 2009 -- There's an old story about Harvey Weinstein that ends with the movie mogul screaming at someone, "I invented this fucking business, OK?"

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    Michael Lynne at The Indie Summit: "Stay independent"

    The following are Michael Lynne's opening remarks from Friday's Independent Film Summit, presented by MoMA & indieWIRE (with Zipline Entertainment).

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    Eugene Hernandez: The Indie Summit

    New York, NY, September 29, 2009 -- At the end of Friday's Indie Film Summit here in Manhattan, a pair of leading film insiders were leaving the event together. One said to the other, "Half the people seem to be frustrated the model is changing and the other half are trying to be part of the change...

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    Declaration of Independence: The Ten Principles of Hybrid Distribution

    We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

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    Eugene Hernandez: DIY v. DIWO

    Toronto, Canada, September 14, 2009 -- How many of you have blogs? How many of you are on Twitter, on Facebook, or are curating a film series? Those are the questions that indie producer Ted Hope asked yesterday at a film financing conference here at the Toronto International Film Festival. He's cer...

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    Liesl Copland: "Dear theater owners, fear not - you are not going anywhere"

    I'm Liesl Copland from William Morris Endeavor's Global Finance & Distribution Group, and am honored to be here at the inaugural Toronto Film Festival Documentary Conference. When Thom [Powers] asked me to come and talk to you about what I think about all day long - where, in this CHANGED world are...

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