Ted_hope-125x69Ted Hope should need no introduction but a jaunt to IMDb will reveal his storied career as an independent producer. Here, Ted talks about some new ways of thinking about distribution and marketing.

Ted discusses how grass roots distribution and audience seeding is the wave of the future, while hoping to have your film picked up at festivals such as Sundance is a thing of the past.

Ted suggests taking your film on the road, a la early Nirvana, as well as some new distribution models:

Ted suggests following the example of David Byrne and Brian Eno by taking control of your film's creative destiny and offering fans MORE than just a film:

Catch all seven over at Hope for Film.

[via, obviously, Ted Hope]