Tag: d2dvd

  • Will there ever be a market for a D2DVD series?

    Yesterday, the first disc of the new D2DVD Babylon 5 series was made available to pre-order on Amazon US. At the time of this writing they are #6 in the Amazon US sales chart. So I guess that answers that question, then.

  • Sanctuary

    Ooh, interesting. Up here in the rooftops, one of the things we look out for is new financial models for TV shows. D2DVD for instance. Which is why this caught my attention: Damian Kindler has, among other things, co-exec produced Stargate for several years. He’s now working on a new show of his own. But […]

  • Direct to DVD

    It seems that Babylon 5 creator Joe Straczynski will be making some D2DVD stories set in the B5 Universe. Aint It Cool and Jan report on the announcement at Comic-Con. Interestingly, neither Variety or The Hollywood Reporter have picked up on this story at the time of posting. Some interesting points: 1) I listed Straczynski […]

  • D2DVD – Number Crunching

    Based on the Arguments set out in the last post, we have a 13-episode D2DVD TV series created by a famous showrunner and pre-sold to one overseas territory. Now let’s take a look at the business argument. The RRP of a Firefly box-set (a 13-episode series) is $50 for 13 episodes plus commentaries, extras, etc. […]

  • D2DVD – the series

    The very clever Mr Bill Cunningham believes that the time is right for a D2DVD television series. So, let’s take a look at some of the requirements needed for success. Axiom One:We want quality entertainment. Axiom Two:We are here to make a profit. OK, what can we derive from that? First things first. Quality entertainment. […]