Monthly Archives: August 2008
Just a splash of color. Garish by my normally minimalist standards, anyway.
Fox Searchlight, Miramax, Focus Features, Paramount Vantage. Practically ever major film studio has a label geared to finding, producing, and distributing “specialty” films, films that cover risky topics or themes, films that have a unique voice or emotional tone - films that at first glance may have limited mainstream appeal.
The music industry has an entire spectrum of indie label sizes (including now anybody in their basement). As artists grow in popularity they have the option to transition to larger publishing labels to support a larger fanbase.
The next big step to propel games forward as a medium is having more specialty publishing labels. Like specialty labels in film and music, these companies can more easily pursue marketing and distributing games that are unique and original.