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As we get closer to an independent filmmaking business driven by video on demand distribution, I am on the hunt for various case studies that can help filmmakers navigate the changing world. I caught wind of an indie production company based in Australia called Rapidfire Productions. This is a … [Read more...] about Filmmaker David Allen Talks Modern Moviemaking and VOD Distribution
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