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Audience Building (Again)

Posted on September 3, 2011 by James Riley

I’ve pondered this outloud on a few occasions (here, here, here and here) for our loyal followers, and my own benefit, but the task ahead of us at Colony Bay will be toContinue Reading »

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Story-boarding Courage

Posted on August 11, 2011 by James Riley

Frame by Frame We’re heading down the stretch to principle photography for  episode 2 of Courage, New Hampshire — “The Sons of Liberty.” Yesterday, we spent the better part of the day story-boarding the first week of shooting and it reminds me of a confession a big studio director once made about a major Pixar animation film. […]Continue Reading »

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Starring Scarlett something or other…

Posted on July 20, 2011 by James Riley

I talked to a guy in Michigan yesterday who was so excited about selling our movie, he wants to take it out and sell it to his church, his school, and even his neighborhood. He bought 30 copies of the DVD in our July deal, (a case of 30 for $99). He did not, however, start […]Continue Reading »

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A Year Making It, A Year Yelling About It

Posted on July 12, 2011 by James Riley

Yesterday (and this morning) have been sort of hopping on the distribution front. We have a European network interested.  (They all speak English over there, unlike here in the states) Ben Shapiro, the guy who was the youngest syndicated columnist in America at age 16 and who graduated from Harvard Law at 23 years old, […]Continue Reading »

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Thinking Outloud about Distribution Again

Posted on July 8, 2011 by James Riley

Next week, we’ll have a few meetings with “channel” distributors so I’m just writing this all down to see if I understand it: Continue Reading »

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Distribution

Posted on June 30, 2011 by James Riley

What a week — lots of DVDs loaded up in big postal containers, a media storm from both friendly and hostile voices, and a lot of talk, by everyone about something called “distribution.”Continue Reading »

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Salesmen in Black French Berets(Distribution is Art)

Posted on May 19, 2011 by James Riley

I have a humiliating confession to make.  I actually allowed myself to watch the first twenty minutes ofContinue Reading »

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