Evaluation question 3 what kind of media institution
It connects every new film with the largest possible audience. Launching and sustaining films in the market place. Bring each film to market, starting from scratch and realising its potential.
Why They’d be interested?. It specializes in independent films.It specializes in British films Low budget films – Often make a large profit Successful Crime/thrillers: Sexy Beast The good thief Street Kings, Never die alone
Appeals to UK audience – Yes Reflects todays youth – loss of childhood Kept it British – London based locations/characters In the style of Guy Ritchie Broader audiences – Yes Situations in film, common in American street life. People from other countries – learn about bad side of British youth Shows extreme cases of crime in UK
Free viewing in Cinema’s ( excluding big names, such as Odeon) For one weekend only Posters – An eye opening poster that’s sums up film – appeal to niche audience – 18 – 28 YOA Radio adverts – No visual impact – interests listener
For:1. You can retain full control and rights over your film2. You dont have to give a cut of the money made from any sales of your film to a distributor Against:1. Very time consuming chasing buyers and sales and filling in paperwork.2. Need to be aware of legality – problems involving what you can do within the law Verdict?• Avoid self distribution• Help us get the ball rolling• Higher success chance – if money is made, paying distributors won’t matter• Fox searchlight pictures – know how to tackle the legal issues we don’t know about