Developing an independent cinema
With the advances in technology, the Internet and digital distribution, independent filmmakers and distributors find it easier to challenge and from time to time change industry models. Reaching further than the narrow underground audiences of the past the independent cinema now has access to a myriad of choice, with even the major studios producing the ‘less commercial’ and narrowing the gap.
So what is at the heart of the independent cinema? What is it that people want? In an attempt to answer these questions and develop a cinema audience the Hannah Maclure Centre is conducting an online debate with a cross section of folk …. Every week follow the debate and see how it develops.