Comments from a distributor

An old friend of mine for­warded my last post to a friend of his in dis­tri­b­u­tion. That friend very kindly allowed me to post her thoughts on the dilem­mas of dis­tri­b­u­tion and rights, from a documentary/educational per­spec­tive:  [T]his whole dis­cus­sion has been quite an alba­tross for a long time, mostly because the nature of distribution …

Distribution Models–where are we headed?

I’ve heard a lot of debate on film dis­tri­b­u­tion in the recent past. Con­sid­er­ing that stu­dios are start­ing to stream their own con­tent, Ama­zon and YouTube are work­ing to cut the dis­trib­u­tors AND the stu­dios out of the pic­ture entirely, and Netflix’s crazy push-me-pull-you is pissing-off their sub­scrip­tion base big-time, it’s obvi­ous that this is an …

So, where do we start?

As part of the estab­lish­ment of my blog, I had to cre­ate an “Action-idea”–basically, a dynamic story arc for what I’m try­ing to accom­plish here. What I came up with is this: We’ve seen pro­found changes in the pub­lish­ing and music dis­tri­b­u­tion indus­tries, but the dig­i­tal rev­o­lu­tion as regards the film indus­try is still in its …

Let’s Do This.

So, here I am. But who exactly, you ask, are you? My name is Kat. Nice to meet you. While cur­rently I am a grad stu­dent in the (com­pletely rockin’) Mas­ter of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion in Dig­i­tal Media pro­gram at the Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton, I am an erst­while per­former in the local the­ater and film scene here in Seat­tle. For one of …