- Limited release
Limited release is a term in the American
motion pictureindustry for a motion picture that is playing in a select few theaters across the country (typically in cities such as New York and Los Angeles).
A limited release is often used to gauge the appeal of an independent film – especially of documentaries and art films. A common practice by major
film studios is to give highly anticipated and critically-acclaimed films a limited release in December in New York and Los Angeles in order to qualify them for an Academy Awardnomination, as set out by the rules outlined by the Academy. These films would often receive a wider release later in January or February.
In the modern
Japanese music industry, the term "limited release" is also used to denote a musical release that will only be produced in limited quantities. This differs from a limited edition, as it implies there will be no alternative or second issuing.
Roadshow theatrical release
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