TITLE

Unseen No More? The Avant-Garde on DVD

AUTHOR(S)
Arthur, Paul
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Cineaste;Winter2006, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the effect of the release of avant-garde films in DVDs on the market. A major hindrance to corporate investment in the market is the lack of a reliable niche market for sub-feature-length nonnarrative films. Experimental filmmakers distribute videotape copies of their work for promotional or study purposes. DVD explosion has aggravated an ongoing decline in 16millimeter rentals especially to universities, the primary source of income of avant-garde distribution cooperatives.
ACCESSION #
23567354

 

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