There's a movie that, unless you live on the bleeding edge of the foreign film world, you probably haven't heard about. It's called Three Monkeys. Here's the description of the movie as it appears on its Spout movie detail page: A family dislocated when small failings blow up into extravagant lies battles against the odds … Continue reading Three Monkeys: “The clouds thicken as the plot does.”
So much good stuff happening in the Spout discussion and group communities lately. Discussions: The Worst of 2008 Movies Spout Needs to Watch Oscar Buzz and Awards Season 2009 APPALOOSA DVD Giveaway Best Movie Lists -- DVD giveaway Lists: L.A. is Like . . . Nowhere (36) Golden Globes Winners, 2009 (12) Films featuring Hillary Clinton (34) Breaking … Continue reading What’s Buzzing: The Spout Community 1/14/09
As you might have noticed lately, Spout is working on a number of fronts to further the connection between awareness (the goal of a marketing campaign) and consumption (the goal of a distribution strategy) for filmmakers and other stakeholders in a film's success. It's important to remember, though, that continued conversation plays a big role … Continue reading Spout sponsors Slamdance marketing and distribution panel
What better way to get in the mood for the double-barrelled shotgun blast of Sundance and Slamdance than by entering to win one of five copies of The Deal on DVD. Here's what the movie is all about: A struggling film producer (William H. Macy) teams up with a beleaguered studio executive (Meg Ryan) who … Continue reading Win The Deal on DVD!
Once again the Spout team is heading to the Sundance Film Festival. Karina Longworth, FilmCouch's Paul Moore and Kevin Kelly will all be there writing reviews, doing interviews and bringing you all the latest and greatest of the news from the first major film-world event of the year. Spout's COO Bill Holsinger-Robinson will also be … Continue reading Spout at the Sundance Film Festival
Just a quick note to point all of you to MeDeploy's post on their blog announcing the partnership between our two companies. If you want to keep up on everything they're doing you should make it a point to regularly read or subscribe to that blog as well to see what they're doing.
Spout is always looking for two things: 1) Ways to make sure worthwhile films are seen by an audience, regardless of platform and 2) Like-minded partners to be working with. That's why today is such an exciting day. We're thrilled to announce a partnership with online distribution site MeDeploy that gives independent filmmakers the ability … Continue reading Spout and MeDeploy partner to help independent filmmakers
One of the things I dig most about Spout is that there's a genuine affection within the company for the community that's taking part in the discussions, making recommendations and doing everything else the site allows them to do. The folks here all genuinely want to hear what people are liking or not liking, what's … Continue reading We’re all here to make the community better
There's always lots to do at the end of the year. Reflect back on the year that's past, plan for the year ahead, write "Best of..." lists and think about...actually I think that about covers it. Karina's been doing a bit of all of that. In an interview with Filmmaker Magazine she talks about how … Continue reading Time’s running out on those 2008 deals
Now that we're post-Christmas it's time to highlight once again some of the discussions and lists going on and being created by the members of the Spout community. If you've got opinions on some of these discussions you need to get involved. The lists represent not only a chance to connect with people but hopefully … Continue reading What’s Buzzing: The Spout Commmunity 12/26/08