Movie-Quote Ringtones Talk Of The Town

It’ll come as no surprise to you that ringtones formed from movie quotes are in the market and doing fairly well…and of course they offer a very simple path to a video ringtone. There’s an interesting angle in this story though, which is the aim of the big movie studios to grab a slice of the giant ringtone pie that the big record labels are currently enjoying. (As an aside, I think the ringtone quoted at the beginning of the article —‘PLEASE go away, let me sleep, for the love of God! — would do better as a ringback tone)
Of course, the new medium is creating royalty problems with movie-based ringtones as well, since contracts didn’t take them into account.

A month ago, screenwriter Jim Herzfeld saw on the Internet that a line of his “Meet the Parents” dialogue â