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Dear Collaborators,

We're thrilled to up the ante and add additonal A-level names to our already fabulous roster.

In this issue:
  • TFC handling Festival distribution for Spike Lee’s RED HOOK SUMMER
  • Additional stars (Robert Redford, Merlyn Streep, Ashley Judd, Isabel Allende, Van Jones) now narrating Mark Kitchell’s A FIERCE GREEN FIRE
  • GAYBY opens theatrically in Los Angeles
  • SASSY PANTS on iTunes
  • Tidbits you may have missed

And don’t forget to read our lates blog posts by our Director of Digital Marketing Strategy, Sheri Candler, on Transmedia: October 4October 16October 25



TFC now handling international Festival Distribution for Spike Lee’s Red Hook Summer, which premiered at Sundance last year and opened theatrically in the U.S. in August.



We are proud to announce that Mark Kitchell’s big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, which premiered as a work in progress at Sundance this year, has now finished its final round of post-production. It now features narration by Robert Redford, Meryl Steep, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, and Isabel Allende.


GAYBY theatrical in Los Angeles

GAYBY’s Los Angeles theatrical begins today at Lammle’s Noho 7. Director Jonathan Lisceki and select cast will be in attendance for a Q&A at the 7:40pm screening tonight and tomorrow.


SASSY PANTS on iTunes and OnDemand

For those of you who weren’t able to attend the theatrical in New York and Los Angeles last week, the comedy SASSY PANTS, written & directed by Coley Sohn and starring Anna Gunn, Ashley Richards and Haley Joel Osment is now available on iTunes It is also available OnDemand—please check with your local provider.


The Invisible War on DVD, Digital and OnDemand

You can now find THE INVISIBLE WAR, a groundbreaking investigation into the cover-up of rape in the U.S. military, on iTunes, Amazon and more. Visit THE INVISIBLE WAR website for more information.

News You May Have Missed

This month’s stories you may have missed include list of non-monetary benefits of crowdfunding, 10 questions you should ask internally and not just to investors, undertanding what it takes to find influencers who can help you spread the word about your project and a how self-distributing filmmakers can have a one-week theatrical release in New York.

  • Crowdfunding is becoming much more commonplace as a funding mechanism, but here are 5 non-monetary benefits of using it that you may not have considered.
  • Last week's Power to the Pixel event featured a pitching session. While these 10 questions were the most popular from potential investors, they should also be asked internally before ever embarking on a cross media project or digital marketing campaign. Filmmakers, sales agents and distributors alike should find value in these questions.
  • We talk a lot about finding influencers who can help you spread the word about your project. This post drills down into the concept to help you understand the work involved. Give it to the person on your production team who is responsible for doing this work (because we know you have one!)
  • IFP and ReRun Theater are teaming up to give self-distributing filmmakers a one week theatrical release in New York.