Free Minds Film Distribution
About This Show
Independent filmmakers often pour their blood, sweat, tears, and credit rating into a project. They finally finish it, and then wonder, “How are people going to see my movie?”
But distribution shouldn’t be an afterthought, it should be something filmmakers consider at the very beginning of the process. Enter the Free Minds Film Network.
Most Recent Episode
Distribution Exec Griffin Gmelich on Gravitas Ventures, Hulu, and what to look for in a distributor.
Mar 12, 2016
Courtney Balaker sits down with Griffin Gmelich, Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Gravitas Ventures, one of North America’s largest distributors of independent films. Griffin joined Gravitas following three years at Hulu where he led film content acquisitions efforts. Prior to Hulu, Griffin was the Head of Domestic Sales for Entertainment One, Vice President of Sales for Universal-Vivendi and held several positions at Warner Home Video in sales and communications.
Griffin hits on a wide range of distribution topics from what to look for in a distributor to the unexpected importance of artwork. He also provides a behind-the-scenes look at Gravitas Ventures and Hulu, and weighs in on the future of distribution.