I was a PMD
It's nearly been six years since the concept of a dedicated 'producer of marketing and distribution' was introduced by Jon Reiss. Having been one of the first-ever PMDs, I'm keeping a close eye on how this concept is evolving. What's needed for it to catch on across the film industry?
Why 2016 is my 'Year of the Dad'
Who would have thought I would write a blog post about the fact that I went to the zoo with my daughter today? (Well, as you may suspect, there was a bit more to it. )
Ambiguity is credibility
The EDN member of the month for December 2015 is Ben Kempas, founder of Film & Campaign Ltd. in Edinburgh, Scotland. EDN has talked to Ben Kempas about his company and its services and about the buzz around outreach and impact.
Film & Campaign congratulates PRISON SISTERS at IDFA Forum
Congratulations to the team behind PRISON SISTERS which was voted 'best pitch' at last week's IDFA Forum in Amsterdam.
My declaration of independence
Alongside making documentaries, I always wanted to be a campaigner for other people's docs in order to share their incredible power with wider audiences. Here comes FILM & CAMPAIGN.
Scottish independence and the film industry
If Scotland's share of new nuclear weapons were to be spent on film instead, that would give Scotland a film fund in excess of £250 million every year.
Maxifying Distrify - the PMD's Top Ten Tips
Ben Kempas shares his Top Ten Tips how to get the most out of Distrify, a key tool for "selling movies socially" across the web.
Why we should build our own nations
What independent filmmakers can learn from politicians when it comes to nation-building, and using NationBuilder.