If you are like most filmmakers, you haven't thought much about your movie marketing plan. And this makes sense. You probably figure that all you gotta do is make an awesome movie and some film distributor will come along and write you an equally awesome check. But here's the movie success pardox... Having spent the greater part of my film career working actually in film … [Read more...]
Changes in film distribution technology now provides filmmakers with access to major online marketplaces such as Amazon and iTunes. While video on demand represents a easy way for independent filmmakers to enter mainstream marketplaces, this change in movie distribution represents new challenges. If you are looking to distribute and sell your movie, the following articles will help you.
The world of indie filmmaking is abuzz with folks wanting to sell a movie to Netflix. And this is for good reason. With over 30 million subscribers, getting your movie into the platform would represent exposure. As a result, many filmmakers have been leaving messages at my office like this: I want to sell a movie to Netflix! I just want you to know that I don't care about … [Read more...]
If you know a filmmaker seeking film distribution, you're in luck. We are going to share new rules for selling your movie. Before we talk about modern film distribution, a little context... Do you remember the old days of film distribution? I mean do you remember how it was just a few short years ago? Back then film distribution was controlled by a bunch of companies … [Read more...]
The other day, I found myself in a passionate debate regarding Digital VOD Distribution. We were talking about the importance of building your own audience. Despite the fact that the entire world of movie distribution is shifting away from a physical product and people are now watching movies on their small devices - There are still some fuddy-duddies who believe we are … [Read more...]
How To Design Your Movie Poster is a guest post by film graphic designer, Ela Gancarz Having a good movie art is very important if you want to sell your film. And although the need to design your movie poster may seem secondary in digital distribution era, you should always consider that most video on demand marketplaces will require your art in a relatively large … [Read more...]