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Factors Contributing To the Growth of Independent Film Making

Oct 15th 2015 at 4:46 AM

Anyone who regularly spends time on the web must have noticed a huge rise on the internet videos during the last year or so. For many websites, this has already become the central element and it is only a matter of time for the traditional television to be unrecognizable. Internet is going to be future of television and most of the major entertainment companies have already started to distribute their content via the net – thus leveraging the vast potential of the medium. But if anybody is going to be benefited most from this growth of internet video and television –they are the independent film makers. Ability of producing high quality digital video against low cost, high speed broadband connection and international open distribution network have provided independent filmmaking a time of great opportunities and now it is up to those independent producers and film makers to make the most of the situation.

The change was first initiated by the arrival of low cost digital video cameras in the market which provided independent film making a huge boost by drastically bringing down the cost of production. Even small producers now have broadcast quality equipments within their reach and instead of spending most of their time and energy trying to find money, now they can focus on making the pictures and execute professional quality projects within modest budgets. A range of affordable professional quality video editing software is now also available for post production. But what has almost completely changed the situation is their new found ability of distributing their production and making those available for viewers all over the world through the internet.

The huge increase in the number of high speed broadband internet connections and indie film websites has created an excellent market place for the independent film makers and producers.  This high speed connectivity has created a vast market for individual film makers who shoot with their digital handycams, edit the footages on their desktop PCs and then distribute their products on the web to a global audience, all sitting at one place. It is the easy availability of high speed internet that has made the situation most promising for independent filmmaking. For a number of reasons the web is the best available platform for independent films and television producers today. They are now also able to promote their movies to their target audience and though this method is still relatively new it is surely going to evolve and improve with time, giving the film makers the opportunity to best promote their produces for a minimum expense.

Making and distributing low budget independent films is really easy and naturally a growing number of filmmakers are now emerging. But they should also keep one thing in mind and that is nothing survives online if it is not of the best quality, for online viewers are probably the least tolerating and watch only what they like or want to see. Production of good quality video with engrossing content is a must if the real potential of the market needs to be explored. For more information on making, editing and distributing their films, independent filmmakers can visit Indiefilmshare.com.

About The Author

Simone Jones is a well known author and expert in the art of film making. She loves writing many articles and blogs, talking extensively about the various developments in the field and taking up issues that need to be addressed by the industry. She recommends IndieFilmShare.com as one of the most respected names on the internet when it comes to independent film making and review communities.

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