Forbes: 7 October 2015
How New .film Domain Will Help The Movie Business
By Nelson Granados, Forbes
There’s little disagreement that the film industry is in a state of flux, with a tremendous amount of effort spent addressing new distribution platforms, contending with the tide of digitally-supplied content, protecting intellectual property, and fighting cybercrime. Yesterday’s launch of .film’s (read: dot film) web extension may be a step in the right direction to confront these challenges.
So far, two new movies will be the first to debut the .film web extension: Osgood Perkins’ February starring Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka and Lucy Boynton (www.February.film); and Wayne Blair’s Septembers of Shiraz starring Salma Hayek and Adrien Brody (www.Septembersofshiraz.film).
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