• Put together monthly programme of films for: film festivals, sales agents/distributors, film producers and directors themselves
• audience knowledge: what’s maintaining and what’s building
• venue knowledge: time slots, room sizes
• economic realities
Oscar Season (November-March) generally sucks for independent films, as the box office is populated by studio/studio-backed films.
London cinemas such as Genesis, Barbican and ICA put on events and screenings for independent films.