DIY Distribution: the Honeydripper discussion continues

MIT’s Convergence Culture Consortium“explores the ways the business landscape is changing in response to the growing integration of content and brands across media platforms and the increasingly prominent roles that consumers are playing in shaping the flow of media”.  Today’s C3 blog post from Ana Domb (which includes a snippet from my Q&A with Emerging Pictures’ Ira Deutchman) explores the possibility of conflict between John Sayles’ and Maggie Renzi’s desire for recognition of their latest film Honeydripper from traditional channels (i.e., an Oscar), and their decision to eschew traditional distribution methods for DIY and a national grassroots campaign.

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