Event | Traditional Distribution vs. Service Deals and Hybrid Options
Filmmakers: get insights into the distribution, marketing, and promotion of your work on Thursday, January 25.
Join New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) for a presentation by Jim Browne, founder of Argot Pictures, on the differences between traditional distribution models and hybrid and service deal options where filmmakers take a more active role in the distribution, marketing, and promotion of their work.
As part of the event, Browne will discuss how best to partner with those who handle booking, publicity, marketing and design, and the role that others on your filmmaking team can play in this stage of the life of your film.
Program Title: Traditional Distribution vs. Service Deals and Hybrid Options
Date and Time: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Cost: $15 for NYFA-affiliated artists (Fiscally-Sponsored, NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows, Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program Artists) and $20 for the general public
Register: RSVP here via Eventbrite
Jim Browne has been exhibiting, programming, producing, and distributing film projects in New York for over 25 years. He founded Argot Pictures, an independent film company specializing in hybrid-distribution strategies for documentaries and feature films, in 2006. Browne, the former Director of Theatrical Distribution for Plexifilm, served as a programmer for the Tribeca Film Festival from 2006-2010 and the North American programmer for the Abu Dhabi Film Festival from 2010-2014. He is currently the American consultant for the Shanghai International Film Festival. He is based in Brooklyn, NY.
This program is being presented by NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship, which offers artists and emerging arts organizations greater fundraising options. NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship’s next quarterly no-fee application deadline is March 30, 2018, and you can learn more about NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program here. NYFA also regularly offers professional development programs and workshops through NYFA Learning. Sign up for our free bi-weekly newsletter, NYFA News, to receive updates on upcoming events.
Image: Yuanchen Liu (Fellow in Video/Film ‘15)