Distribution Futures (2020) - A part-observational journal, part-analytical appreciation on the film industry and specifically how content distribution has been streamlined and 'futurised' for a global audience. Including a detailed guide for independent filmmakers and production companies can distribute the films using OTT (Over The Top) platforms, streaming sites and virtual showcases. Suitable for Directors, Producers and Distribution fanatics.
Creating Virtual, Accessible Cinema (2020) - A community cinema specific-guide on how to setup a virtual cinema for audiences during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, based on the model of Deptford Cinema's DC On Demand streaming platform. Suitable for Film Programmers and Distribution fanatics.
A Guide to Film Programming (2019) - Aimed at Film Programmers within Community Cinemas & Student Cinemas across the country, this 18-page resource covers a UK-specific understanding of the cinema and distribution landscape, in addition to first/second/third run film titles, common film formats in the Theatrical (cinema) and Non-Theatrical (home cinema/film society) markets and how to book film titles. Suitable for Film Programmers.
The Art, Philosophy and Practice of Film Programming (2019) - Aimed at Film Programmers within Community Cinemas & Student Cinemas across the country; this resource complements the above and aims to provide more detail about the day-to-day running of a cinema including crucial curatorial and cinema management decisions, and the potential implications of those. It also includes links to opportunities for aspiring films programmers including state-run and specialist universities & educational courses. Suitable for Film Programmers.
LOUIS HOLDER / Offline Editor & Assistant Editor (Film)