Monthly Archives: October 2011

  • YouTube Takes on Cable -

      On Friday, October 28th, Google, Inc. officially announced its foray into original film and TV content on its YouTube website … “Wonderful things happen when cool technology meets great entertainment. Cable television expanded our viewing possibilities from just a handful of channels to hundreds, and brought us some of the most defining media experiences […]

  • Henry Jenkins – Spreadable Media -

            With the proliferation of networked digital technologies and the advent of participatory media, artists of all kinds, from writers to musicians to independent filmmakers, have been at the forefront of the DIY approach to the production and marketing of their work, as well as to the search for independent channels of […]

  • Press Release – Rikaroo Site for Film Submissions -

    New York, NY – October 15, 2011 – The RIKAROO Film Collective, in cooperation with United Digtial Filmmakers, today announced the launch of, a place for independent filmmakers in search of exposure to submit their films for review by a jury of industry professionals and possible selection for exhibition online. RIKAROO is the first […]

  • Jon Reiss – “Selling Your Film Without Selling Your Soul” -

          Jon Reiss, an award-winning producer and director, recently launched a new book for independent filmmakers and those interested in digital independent film distribution. Co-written with Sheri Candler and The Film Collaborative, it’s called “SELLING YOUR FILM WITHOUT SELLING YOUR SOUL” and was launched on multiple platforms simultaneously. It follows Reiss’s earlier book, […]