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.