Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

MTV Wants to Give Artists a Fair Share

There seems to be a trend of businesses looking for ways to generate income for artists through a centralized channel. While artists have seen numbers plummet from physical sales, streaming media has skyrocketed. With some of the biggest players being Spotify, Rdio and of course YouTube, we can see this trend only growing in the coming… Read more »

Changing the Conversation: What Film Festivals Unveil About Distribution Success

After every large film festival, critics and industry pause to take stock and ask “What does this year’s [insert festival name here] mean for the state of the independent film industry?” What they really mean is: Can filmmakers still get lots of money from distribution deals? Are the distributors doing well enough to pay filmmakers… Read more »

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff: Glnk It!

So you’re a band and thanks to this wonderful thing called ‘the world wide web’ (old school!) you have gained fans as far and wide as Australia, Brazil, Ireland, Poland, the USA and everywhere in between. It’s a great thing! And then there’s this place called ‘Facebook‘ and something else called ‘Twitter‘ and you need… Read more »

Make Concerts As Special As Can Be With Foursquare

Checking-in… Originally associated with hotels, flights, and eventually out-of-town conferences. No longer, friends – no longer. By now you’re surely already familiar with Foursquare, the app that prompts you to check in to restaurants, parks, movie theaters, yoga classes, and of course, concerts! In exchange for checking in, users get points and – if they’re… Read more »