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For Tubi chief, streaming’s future is serving fragmented audiences

Feb 28, 2023
Since Fox bought the ad-supported streaming service in 2020, growth has been like a "rocket ship," says Tubi CEO Farhad Massoudi.
"We have audiences that love Black cinema, some love horror movies, some want to watch anime," says Tubi CEO Farhad Massoudi, seen in 2019. "And I think that's the way of the future."
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SXSW films to stream on Amazon without a paywall

Apr 27, 2020
For some filmmakers, the exposure could be a boon. But there may be financial downsides.
The SXSW film festival marquee in 2016. This year, the festival goes virtual.
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Streaming platforms vie with film fests for screenings

Oct 10, 2016
Small independent festivals face well-funded competition from Netflix and others
Netflix and other streaming services are proving to be competitors with smaller indie film festivals.
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Betting on an indie darling doesn't always pay off

Aug 7, 2015
Critically-acclaimed independent films have had a tough summer.

The grittier side of Cannes -- Marché du Film

May 22, 2013
Beneath Cannes, far less prestigious films are bought and sold at a different conference.

Behind the sale at Sundance

Jan 26, 2012
The annual Sundance Film Festival runs through Sunday. While Sundance has evolved beyond film and into a cultural phenomenon over the years, independent film producers now have more outlets than ever at the festival.