Sunday, February 06, 2005

Wired News: Feature Films Without Wires

Wired News: Feature Films Without Wires:

"microcinema network" -

"But wireless delivery might be an even bigger boon for independent venues, and not just theaters. Got a cafe and want to screen the new arty experiment from Belgium? Or are you hoping to use a documentary to rally Wal-Mart opponents in your local library? Or to show some gritty shorts in your hipster club?

Once a wireless infrastructure is in place, you'll just need a computer, a projector, some chairs and a white wall. Sign on, select from what could become a nearly infinite menu of titles, pay your fee and you'll be in the movie business. "

A neat thought...

"The savings to studios and distributors would be substantial, too -- creating, shipping and destroying 35-mm prints cost an estimated $1.5 billion a year."

...And a good point


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