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).
Friday, 6 Dec @ 9am: "Digital Distribution: How to maximize reach and revenues"
On 6 Dec, Rights Stuff MD Wendy Bernfeld speaks in Berlin at EPI's Digital Distribution seminar for filmmakers, business affairs execs and producers. Wendy presents an overview of the latest international digital sector/VOD/cross platform developments and opportunities, including new launches, VOD licensing and alternative sources of funding, against a rapidly evolving backdrop of cross-overs in devices, windows, and business models.The aim of the lecture and subsequent Q&A./interactivediscussions are to provide some practical tools that help balance traditional and digital media outlooks and strategies.
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Tues, 19th 13:30-14:30: Catching the Digital/VOD Wave – While Watching for Wipe-outs
Wed, 20th 11:30-12:15: Screen Splinters - Shakeups in Large and Small Screen Distribution
Thurs, 21st: 9:30-11/11:30-13:00: Digging into Digital - VOD and Reaching Your Audience Survival Guide 2013
Wendy Bernfeld founder & MD of Rights Stuff fully immerses in this year's SPAA conference SCREEN FOREVER as a speaker, panelist and intensive workshop leader.
For her lecture, Wendy presents a very current overview of international digital sector/VOD developments and opportunities, outlining the multiple VOD/digital platforms beyond just the big names, as well as new potential for revenue and audience reach both internationally and against the local realities, including ''hybrid'' distribution and creative "windowing".
Wendy also appears on a panel of industry distribution executives including Madman, Universal, Porchlight, Goalpost to further explore the changing distribution sector (traditional and digital) internationally and locally,including windowing evolution.
Finally, on the last day, she and Thomas Mai lead an intensive interactive workshop in which they each present on topics of digital production/distribution and related pragmatic strategies for developing and extending audience reach, (such as crowdfunding, social media engagement and four-walling,) within the Australian context and internationally. In addition, they go through some sample cases and invite input regarding the audience's own projects.
Friday, 8 Nov @ 14:00: "Digital Daze – Deciphering the alternative new content platform buyers, audiences, and funders"
On 8 Nov, Rights Stuff MD Wendy Bernfeld presents an opening talk at the Producers' Day industry conference during the festival. Wendy provides an overview of the international digital/vod/cross platform sector as a backdrop to discuss evolving opportunities for short-film filmmakers, including providing pragmatic tips around licensing, funding and distribution (traditional v digital). She also chairs and participates on subsequent panels drilling deeper into online sector, including alongside experts from Google/Youtube and Viewster.com
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