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Issues in feature film distribution

What are the challenges and opportunities for feature films as analogue dollars turn into digital cents in the new distribution era? What are some new ways to help local films find and connect with audiences?

On 30 July 2015, Screen Australia CEO Graeme Mason launched an issues paper on one of the hottest topics facing the local screen industry: distribution for local feature films.

The paper outlines key industry trends, with comprehensive data and analysis. It also provides recent case studies of some new distribution models and release strategies that producers and distributors are trialling to help their films reach audiences. While recognising that theatrical release is still the main game for most films, Screen Australia is supporting innovative models and facilitating conversations with industry about this important set of issues.

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