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TFC March 2017 Newsletter

SXSW @ SXSW 2017

2017 SXSW Conference will take place in Austin, March 10-19, 2017.

Orly Ravid will be a 2017 Mentor & Round Table Program Participant on Tuesday and moderating the panel Low Down on Educational Distribution Panel on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Bryan Glick will be doing a Distribution Round Table on Saturday.

Latest Blog Posts

Check out our recent blog posts, if you haven’t already!

Collaborative Releasing Summit – Save the Date!

The summit will consist of filmmakers sharing, in 5- to 15-minute casual/informal presentations, what they consider to be best practices in audience, community development, and DIY/DWO distribution. Anyone who cannot be physically present can Skype of FaceTime in, or share their ideas with us beforehand, and we will present on their behalf.

The date will be Saturday, June 3, starting at 9am, in Los Angeles. More details TBA.

Film Scoring

Cynthia Catania, the singer and songwriter of Saucy Monky and The Secret Things, is now scoring for film. She’s a record producer, a live sound engineer, and a composer (she co-wrote the theme song for ABC’s “Food for Thought with Claire Thomas”). Much of her catalog can be heard in television shows and in commercials, including Nickelodeon’s iCarly, Josh & Drake, Victorious, CBS’s Blue Bloods and the WB’s Veronica Mars, and Wendy’s. A world class performer, Cynthia has played festival stages with pop and rock contemporaries Pink!, P.J. Harvey, Wilco, Metric, Beth Hart and more. Recently, she scored the short film “Unbreakable” by Barry Papick, which is currently making rounds in the film festival circuit. For more info, please contact her.

Digital Distribution


The Smart Studios Story

now available on iTunes, Amazon and GooglePlay

TFC is proud to announce that THE SMART STUDIOS STORY (SXSW 2016) is available digitally starting today on iTunes, Amazon and GooglePlay via TFC's Flat-Fee Digital Distribution Program.

If you’ve ever been touched by the music of Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Garbage, L7, Death Cab For Cutie (among many, many others), you’ve been touched by the music created at Smart Studios, the legendary recording facility in Madison, WI founded by Butch Vig and Steve Marker.

Theatrical Distribution


The Last Laugh

THE LAST LAUGH is in its 2nd week in New York City at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and is now playing in Toronto and Phoenix. The LA Premiere will be on Thursday March 16, with Sarah Silverman. The film has a 100% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.


A Very Sordid Wedding

Del Shores’s latest feature A VERY SORDID WEDDING opens theatrically in Palm Springs on Friday and already has over $35,000 in pre-sales for the weekend! The film is booked in over two dozen markets.


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