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Alternative Distribution Streams, Short Film Funding, and Industry Data Galore - Indie Talk #21

Hello Indie Creatives,

In this week's episode, Executive and Advisory Producers Christopher Barkley and Nicholas Buggs talk about alternative distribution streams for your short film, who the big winners and losers are coming out of "Safer-at-Home," and explore a world in which Amazon owns AMC theaters. Kudos to the Kelly Reichardt film, 'First Cow' and R.I.P. Lynn Shelton and Fred Willard.  


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Dust sci-fi short films

Alter horror short films

Future short films

5Folds Creative

Short Movie Club crowdfunding

Indiegogo crowdfunding

Seed and Spark crowdfunding

Kickstarter Crowdfunding

Amazon Prime to stream SXSW films (article)

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Power (tv series)

The Morning Show (tv series)

The Mandalorian (tv series)

Fleabag (tv series)

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (tv series)

Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill (special)

First Cow (film)

Kelly Reichardt (director)

Ryan Hartsock (producer)

A24 Films

Moonlight (film)

Lynn Shelton (director)

Hump Day (film)

Master of None (tv series)

Aziz Ansari (actor)

Fred Willard (actor)

Best in Show (film)


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