As part of the thesis practicum, IMA Director Andrew Lund invited Jim Browne to facilitate a talk about distribution and film festival strategies.

DISTRIBUTION 2017: What Are My Options?

Jim Browne will walk us through the current state of the distribution business, from festival to theatrical, educational and VOD. He will discuss how services such as Gathr, Tugg, Quiver and Distribber work and how to get your film on platforms such as Amazon, iTunes, Google play, Vudu, etc.

Jim Browne has been programming, producing, and distributing film projects in New York for over 25 years. Jim founded Argot Pictures in 2005, a distribution company specializing in hybrid distribution strategies for documentaries and feature films. He was a programmer for the Tribeca Film Festival from 2006-10, and the North American programmer for the Abu Dhabi Film Festival from 2010-14. He is a U.S. consultant for the Shanghai International Film Festival. He is teaching a class titled Distribution for Filmmakers at New School in the spring of 2017.

Sponsored by: IMA Program