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  1. 1. Part 8 Distribution and exhibition
  2. 2. The ratio of shorts that make money through more conventional channels of distribution and exhibition to those that don’t is diminutive. Why do you think this is? <ul><li>The ratio of shorts that make money through more conventional channels of distribution and exhibition to those who don't is diminutive because of how the media people, and technology is changing the conventional way of distributing a short film. </li></ul><ul><li>The conventional way of distributing a short film would to have it screened at a festival, either nationally or internationally. This has now become diminutive due to changes in recent years. All formats of Media, from newspapers and books to footage, are now being shown and read online due to the growth in the internet. This is the beginning of the idea of web 2.0. </li></ul><ul><li>A web 2.0 site allows users to interact and collaborate with each other in a social media dialogue as creators ( prosumers ) of user-generated content in a virtual community. Examples of web 2.0 include social networking sites, blogs, wikis, video sharing sites, hosted services, web applications and mashups. The idea of web 2.0 has attracted more people into using the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Short films are now being posted and submitted onto websites such as Youtube and Vimeo to be viewed. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Channels have recently been creating online web pages for shorts to be presented, such as Film4 and the BBC. Websites have been created which are 100% dedicated to the exhibition and distribution of short films. </li></ul><ul><li>Short films are being onto DVDs and sold. DVDs such as, Cinema 19 and Life is short have now been made containing a number of shorts together. </li></ul><ul><li>These new methods are making money through different sources. Websites are making money by offering awards and offers online. </li></ul><ul><li>DVDs are making money when people buy the product from various shops and websites. </li></ul><ul><li>Money is still made through the more conventional channels of distribution and exhibition but this is decreasing, this may be due to the changes being continually made on the media. </li></ul>
  4. 4. In what contexts have the following anthologies/collections of short films been created and how have they been put together? <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The DVD collections of short films made by </li></ul><ul><li>'Cinema 16' have been made in the context of </li></ul><ul><li>parts of the world. The company have created </li></ul><ul><li>different DVDs for each major part of the world </li></ul><ul><li>with short film. For example there is a DVD with </li></ul><ul><li>only British shorts and another DVD with only </li></ul><ul><li>American shorts. </li></ul>
  6. 6. http:// / <ul><li>The DVD 'Moving Shorts' was created by </li></ul><ul><li>the BFI in the context of education. The </li></ul><ul><li>shorts on the DVD have been carefully selected to </li></ul><ul><li>be appropriate for children between the ages of 12 </li></ul><ul><li>and over. The ten films on the disc are designed </li></ul><ul><li>for ideal teaching of a range of skills and concepts </li></ul><ul><li>relevant to Media Studies in the English </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum. The DVD also contains a starter </li></ul><ul><li>booklet and teaching guide. </li></ul>
  7. 7. http:// =15 <ul><li>The company 'Future Shorts' offers a DVD </li></ul><ul><li>catalogue of short films in the context of talent. </li></ul><ul><li>The organization believe that their website is the </li></ul><ul><li>one-stop store for people seeking the latest </li></ul><ul><li>ground-breaking talent. The DVD contains award </li></ul><ul><li>winning shorts from the most famous of film </li></ul><ul><li>festivals around the world such as the BAFTAs </li></ul><ul><li>and the Berlin Film Festival. </li></ul>
  8. 8. http:// =720 <ul><li>'Raindance' create DVDs in the context of self </li></ul><ul><li>advertisement and support. The DVDs the company offer </li></ul><ul><li>for sale include all the short films screened at their festivals </li></ul><ul><li>that year, as well as the collections of shorts. These DVDs </li></ul><ul><li>are advertising the company by showing the good things </li></ul><ul><li>Raindance show at its yearly festival. These DVDs are also </li></ul><ul><li>supporting the shorts they screen by offering a second type </li></ul><ul><li>of distribution after it has been screened and describing </li></ul><ul><li>them positively . </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The company 'Shooting People' has created these two DVDs in the context of talent. The DVDs contain Oscar-award nominees and BAFTA award winners films and are described as containing the most influential short films. </li></ul>