Rights Stuff provides pragmatic international content acquisition, licensing, project management and operational services, as well as business and legal consulting for companies in both the traditional film/television world, and new digital media ventures. Our services and expertise include:
Business Models: International programming rights deals are affected not only by the delivery means, technologies or devices through which they are delivered to the consumer. They are further influenced by the choice of business models, including subscription, rental, ad-supported, or "sell-through" (i.e. download-to-own).
Wendy Bernfeld, MD Rights Stuff, joins a panel of experts (Facebook, YouTooGlobal, LibertyGlobal ) to discuss the future of film/tv in the Netherlands as part of Mediafonds De Verkenners debate/brainstorm series held at the De Balie from 17:00-18:30.
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Rights Stuff MD Wendy Bernfeld presents a day-long workshop on digital sector/international opportunities at Studio, TIFF's new year-round industry program of seminar and panels for international film professionals. Aiming to address the pitfalls and possibilities when balancing traditional with new (digital) media, in order to maximize both audience reach and revenues, Wendy presents a pragmatic overview of international digital sector/VOD developments and platforms (beyond the ''big 5''), as well as indicating alternative funding opportunities/approaches for filmmakers (via digital platforms, brands etc).
Set in the context of blurring devices, windows, and business models, including cross-platform/transmedia as well as traditional, Wendy's presentation further highlights new roles of producers - including recent angles on social media/audience building to assist with business impact on distribution/financials, the influx and sometimes inconsistent roles of various middlemen (distributors, sales agents, aggregators,) and DIY approaches, including hybrid distribution.
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Monday, 8 April @ 15:50- 16:20: All You Need To Know About VOD Opps and Dealmaking
Rights Stuff MD, Wendy Bernfeld, in this MipTV Producers Hub workshop, summarizes recent international digital media/VOD opportunities across a diversified landscape of online platforms,OTT, IPTV, tablets, smart TVs, etc seeking to license TV and original video material. . She also practical tips for targeted VOD licensing deals
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