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ART-HOUSE DISTRIBUTOR RETURNS FROM THE DEAD

January 16, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

It is a rare, if not unprecedented, occasion when a film distributor that has gone out of business, returns after nearly five years. But such is the case with Picturehouse, the art-house distributor that was set up in 2005 as a joint venture between entrepreneurs Bob and Jeanne Berney and Time Warner units New Line […]

THE LONG, LONG TRAILER(S)

October 12, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

In an admittedly unscientific survey, the Wall Street Journal has found that the amount of time theaters are devoting to coming-attraction trailers has lengthened to as much as 25 minutes. Even distributors are acknowledging that the preview times have become excessive. Bob Berney, described by the Journal as a veteran distribution executive, told the newspaper, […]